Recent Headlines

#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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Chelsea Clinton eyes global projects, gay rights 
NY Daily News
May 28, 2013

Chelsea Clinton said Tuesday she plans to become increasingly involved in the international health projects of her father’s foundation and to speak out for gay rights.

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What Was Behind Georgia's Anti-Gay Rally?
New Yorker
May 24, 2013

The clergymen led a huge mob along the main street of Tbilisi, the capital of the Republic of Georgia, through a police cordon, and toward a small group of visibly nervous young men and women who had set out to mark the International Day Against Homophobia.

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Airbnb Is Illegal in New York City
valleywag.
May 24, 2013

The sublease startup, which is largely enjoyed but occasionally disastrous, is now out of New York—pending appeal—for violating the city's "hotel law." ... [There goes your summer vacay rental]

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Tumblr Has No Idea How to Handle Porn
valleywag
May 24, 2013

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is plowing through a media tour with her newly adopted internet son David Karp. On everyone's mind is how Tumblr will reconcile its vast collection of rape porn with tween-friendly advertising—and the duo doesn't have much of an answer.

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DIA's art collection could face sell-off to satisfy Detroit's creditors
freep.com
May 24, 2013

The once unthinkable is suddenly thinkable. Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr is considering whether the multibillion-dollar collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts should be considered city assets that potentially could be sold to cover about $15 billion in debt.

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And Now Here's a Lion Getting Its Teeth Cleaned by a Dachshund
gawker.com
May 24, 2013

You can find friends in the most unlikeliest of places...

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VIDEO: 60 in 60 at Art Basel in Hong Kong
BLOUIN ARTINFO
May 24, 2013

After success in Basel and Miami Beach, the folks behind Art Basel have added Hong Kong to their roster of fairs held annually. Throughout the weekend, more than 3,000 artists from over 240 galleries will be on hand at the inaugural e

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