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Catcalling video: Hollaback's look at street harassment in NYC edited out the white guys.
slate.com
October 30, 2014

On Tuesday, Slate and everyone else posted a video of a woman who is harassed more than 100 times by men as she walks around New York City for ten hours. More specifically, it’s a video of a young white woman who is harassed by mostly black and Latino men...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'm Proud To Be Gay
bloomberg businessweek
October 30, 2014

Tim Cook comes out in Bloomberg, writing "Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself." ...

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LGBT Group Not Impressed With GOP Candidate's Ad Featuring Her Gay Son
Huffington Post
October 30, 2014

WASHINGTON -- GOP House candidate Nan Hayworth released a new ad Wednesday featuring her son, who is gay, assuring voters that his mother is not an "extremist."

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Indian film-maker hopes to take gay issues out of the closet
Reuters
October 30, 2014

MUMBAI (Reuters) - An Indian director is hoping her new film will throw a spotlight on gay rights in a country where homosexuality remains taboo and little progress has been made on repealing a colonial-era

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For Asia’s Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon
NYTimes
October 30, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Waving rainbow flags and banners demanding same-sex marriage, the revelers set off from Taiwan’s presidential palace, drawing cheers and thumbs-up from spectators along the way.

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HTGAWM isn't shy
Slate
October 30, 2014

Feel free to file this one under “crotchety complaints” if you like, but the point is worth making: How to Get Away With Murder, the melodramatic, Viola Davis–starring legal procedural indulgence of the fall TV season, has a bottom problem.

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Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Businessweek Essay
Huffington Post
October 30, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in a powerful essay for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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IS LOOKING YOUR AGE A SUBVERSIVE ACT?
thehoopla.com.au/
October 29, 2014

If you're a 57 year-old Hollywood actress, actually looking your age can be viewed as a subversive act Frances McDormand says cosmetic surgery is mutation...

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West Coast Represents at Exchange Rates Bushwick
hyperallergic.com
October 29, 2014

In hip-hop, the East Coast–West Coast rivalry has died down since the days of 2Pac and Notorious BIG, but perusing last weekend's Exchange Rates expo in Bushwick you could easily have gotten the impression that it was now raging in

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Can Steak Save the Planet?
newyorker.com
October 29, 2014

Dana Goodyear on Anya Fernald, a food entrepreneur, whose company, Belcampo, offers a delicious—but pricey—alternative to industrial food.

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