Recent Headlines

Some Churches Say They'll Cut Ties to Boy Scouts Following Its Lifting Ban on Gay Scouts
The Atlantic
May 29, 2013

Surprise, surprise... A number of churches that previously sponsored Boy Scout troops have said they plan to sever ties to the organization following its decision to lift a longtime national ban on admitting openly gay Scouts.

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Grindr Will Give you Meningitis
Slate Magazine
May 29, 2013

A new strain of the disease has been spreading in New York City, targeting the gay community. 22 people have been infected with the bacteria. Seven died. All of them were men who have sex with men. And all of them used hookup apps link Grindr...

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Meet France's First Married Gay Couple
TIME.com
May 29, 2013

For months Paris streets have been racked with violent clashes that have drawn enraged crowds on to the streets to protest against a central policy of Hollande’s Socialist Party, which vowed in its election campaign a year ago to legalize gay marriage.

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Dartmouth Protects Rapists Not Protesters
jezebel.com
May 29, 2013

Student protesters accused the college of mishandling violations of sexual assault, homophobia, and racism. Yesterday, Dartmouth responded charged undergrad protesters for rallying in a dining hall.

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Girl's Zosia Mamet Has No Fans?
gawker
May 29, 2013

Zosia Mamet and her sister Clara Mamet, both children of David Mamet, have started a hipster folk band and no one is giving them a penny to make their music video.

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Breadwinner Moms
Pew Social & Demographic Trends
May 29, 2013

Mothers Are the Sole or Primary Provider in Four-in-Ten Households with Children. The surprise is the public is conflicted about the growing trend... the public still sees mothers and fathers in a different light. Old habits tough die hard.

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Gay Hate Crimes: Are African Americans Less Sympathetic?
The Root
May 28, 2013

Recent hate crimes in New York City, like the murder of Mark Carson, who was black and openly gay, raise an uncomfortable question: are communities of color less sympathetic to hate crimes predicated on sexual orientation?

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#FBrape unleashes the power of the feminist internet
feministing.com
May 28, 2013

Last week, Katie posted about #FBrape, a campaign to pressure companies whose ads were displayed next to violently misogynistic photos (trigger warning) on Facebook to pull their support until the social media company changes its posting policy.

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Openly gay Rogers breaks barrier by playing in MLS
Reuters
May 28, 2013

For Major League Soccer's Robbie Rogers, breaking another barrier for gay athletes by becoming the first openly gay male to compete in a major U.S. professional team sport marked the latest

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Hollande adopted gay marriage to satisfy lobby that financed him
RT.com
May 28, 2013

Central Paris has witnessed violence on its streets over the weekend, a mass rally in protest at laws allowing same-sex marriage
turned into clashes.

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