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The (American) Idiot’s Guide to Brexit
New York Mag
June 24, 2016

Now it’s the biggest news story of the day — and you have no idea how to sound like you’re a well-informed citizen of the world.

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Obama Wants to Stop Subsidizing Israel's Defense Industry
bloomberg.com
June 23, 2016

Israel is not only the greatest beneficiary of U.S. defense assistance, but also the only one allowed to spend a portion of that assistance on weapons and equipment from its own industry.

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Man Says He Was Orlando Shooter's Lover, Claims Gunman Hated Puerto Ricans
gawker
June 22, 2016

On Tuesday, a man claiming to be Omar Mateen’s former lover told Univision that he did not believe the Orlando shooter’s motive was terrorism, but revenge against gay Puerto Ricans for perceived slights against him.

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First female teen to win Ohio masonry competition bumped from national contest
The Columbus Dispatch
June 22, 2016

Shania Clifford, a 17-year-old from Scioto County, became the first female to win a gold medal in the SkillsUSA Ohio masonry competition in late April. But in mid-May, Clifford found out she would not be attending the next level of the competition,

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Why Don’t Jews and Asians Like Republicans?
NYMag
June 17, 2016

Republicans blame liberal professors.

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Pulse is not alone: A brief history of attacks on gay clubs
USA Today
June 13, 2016

In 1973, an arsonist killed 32 people at a gay bar in New Orleans.

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Orlando Pulse gay nightclub shooting: Gay men can't donate blood.
Slate
June 13, 2016

Following the mass shooting at Orlando’s Pulse, an LGBT nightclub, there is an urgent need for blood donations to help the dozens of injured victims. T ...

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Gay Americans are shaken, unbowed by nightclub attack
Reuters
June 13, 2016

For many Americans, gay bars and nightclubs have long served as a place of refuge, a carefree place filled with like-minded souls away from the relatives, employers or anyone else who might judge them disapprovingly, or worse.

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Uber Fires Driver Who Blasted Lesbian Couple As 'Two Faggots'
Huffington Post
June 9, 2016

Uber has fired an Australian driver who was caught using homophobic and threatening language toward a same-sex couple.

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Herstory Is Instagram’s Finest Lesbian Account
Vice.com
June 9, 2016

Lesbian history has undergone a kind of erasure. The stigmatisation of homosexuality over the years forced lesbians into the closet, and with them went their stories. This means that a whole lot of people,

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