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This Is the Interview About His Ancestor Ben Affleck Tried to Suppress
gawker
April 23, 2015

Ben Affleck really didn’t want people to know that one of his distant ancestors owned slaves--going so far as to lobby celebrity genealogy TV show Finding Your Roots to suppress the segment in which that ancestor is discussed. But we got our hands on a copy of the script...

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You've Been Shot by a Smooth Photographer: The World of Michael Jackson Impersonators
hyperallergic.com
April 23, 2015

On a cool March night last year, I arrived at the bowling alley/concert venue Brooklyn Bowl to celebrate a good friend's 30th birthday. I had spent the previous week eagerly anticipating the event, not because we'd be seeing a performance by a musician

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The Whitney’s Downtown Move
The New Yorker
April 21, 2015

Peter Schjeldahl on Renzo Piano’s new museum building, and on its inaugural show, “America Is Hard to See.”

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Scholar Discovers Hidden Annotations in a Welsh Manuscript
hyperallergic
April 21, 2015

Ghostly images have been discovered in one of the UK’s most important medieval manuscripts. The phantoms were found in the Black Book of Carmarthen at the National Library of Wales — the earliest surviving text written in Welsh, containing the oldest poems about

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Laverne Cox Goes Nude for Allure: 'I Felt This Could Be Really Powerful'
Yahoo UK
April 16, 2015

Another year, another round of actresses who dare to bare it all in Allure.

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Rapture in the ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’
The Boston Globe
April 16, 2015

“Clouds of Sils Maria” finds the mercurial French filmmaker Olivier Assayas and a trio of excellent, unexpected actresses playing mind games with the audience. But what mind games!

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Why do lesbians earn more than straight women?
Slate
April 16, 2015

April 14 is this year’s Equal Pay Day, chosen because it marks the point in 2015 when women’s earnings finally reach parity with what men earned in 2014.

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As School Relents, Louisiana Lesbian Receives Custom Tuxedo for Prom
Advocate.com
April 16, 2015

Claudetteia Love earned recognition for speaking out about her school's discriminatory policy — and now she'll be dancing in style with a custom-made suit from LGBT clothiers.

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Matalan Has A New Ad Campaign Featuring Lesbian And Gay Families And It's Completely Gorgeous
BuzzFeed News
April 16, 2015

This clothing brand is showing Britain in all its diverse loveliness. BuzzFeed News spoke to the LGBT families featured in the adverts...

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Hillary Clinton has a new position on same-sex marriage
CNN.com
April 16, 2015

As recently as a year ago, Hillary Clinton was sparring with a public radio host about her position on same-sex marriage. Now she says it should be a right.

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