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Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham’s Best Friendship
Vulture
October 23, 2014

Taylor Swift gave Lena Dunham a moth as a housewarming gift.

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Marissa Mayer’s Boring Plans for Yahoo
New Yorker
October 23, 2014

Marissa Mayer has a reputation for flashiness, but her approach to Yahoo isn’t exciting.

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The Fight over San Francisco’s Public Spaces
The New Yorker
October 23, 2014

San Francisco’s startup culture has thrived on monetizing commodities that were once free. It’s no wonder that the parks department wants in on the action.

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Delaying Puberty With the Help of the State
The Atlantic
October 22, 2014

Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.

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A Catholic High School Told Ellen Page's New Same-Sex Love Story It Couldn't Film There
buzzfeed.com
October 22, 2014

Because of the movie's LGBT content. Stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, currently filming in the New York area, tells the story of how a lesbian couple fought discrimination more than 10 years ago to extend domestic partner benefits.

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Conservative Think Tank: You Dumb Broads Worry Too Much About Roofies
jezebel
October 22, 2014

A conservative think tank has embarked upon a quest to convince us all that women worry way too much about getting drugged and raped. This is an interesting hill to die on.

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Susan Sollins, Pioneering Curator and Art Documentarian, Dies
hyperallergic.com
October 22, 2014

Susan Sollins, the co-founder of Independent Curators International (ICI) and founder and executive director of Art21 — the non-profit organization that produces an artist documentary series with PBS — passed away on October 13 of unknown causes. Just days before her death,

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These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War
gawker.com
October 22, 2014

Both the amorphous anti-feminist movement Gamergate and last month's extended leak of a huge cache of private celebrity nude photographs—the two biggest internet-based stories in recent memory... Who are these new kids, and where did they come from?

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Dynasty Handbag A Performance Artist's Absurd Anatomical Odyssey
hyperallergic.com
October 22, 2014

Nine o’clock: the stage lights dim and a spotlight illuminates a stuffed “hero” sandwich the size of a small sofa. The opening melody of Tina Turner’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero” — hit theme song from Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome

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How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy - Kathleen McAuliffe
The Atlantic
October 21, 2014

Jaroslav Flegr has suspected his mind had been taken over by parasites that had invaded his brain. So the prolific biologist took his science-fiction hunch into the lab. Could tiny organisms carried by house cats be creeping into our brains, causing everything from car wrecks to schizophrenia?

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