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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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Boy Scouts vote to allow openly gay youths, maintain ban on gay adult leaders
WaPo
May 24, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America on Thursday ended its ban on openly gay youths but maintained a prohibition on gay adult leaders, a decision framed as a compromise but one that could lead to litigation...

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Paul McCartney Supports Pussy Riot in Letters to Russian Authorities | Music News
Rolling Stone
May 23, 2013

Sir Paul to the rescue. The former Beatle sent handwritten letters on behalf of Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, asking Russian officials to consider parole for the incarcerated women.

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Pussy Rioter Opts Out of ‘Absurd’ Parole Hearing, Starts Hunger Strike
Jezebel
May 23, 2013

After being refused permission to appear at her own parole hearing and subsequently forbidding her lawyers to further represent her, Maria Alyokhina, one of the band’s two imprisoned members, has begun a hunger strike to protest a justice system ...

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Fox News Says Middle School Anti-Bullying Class Is Lesbian Role Playing
Jezebel
May 23, 2013

When Bard College students recently held anti-bullying workshops at a middle school on topics like gender identity and consent, instructors split boys and girls into two groups to practice "saying no" in a comfortable setting.

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Peace Corps Opens to Same-Sex Couples
Out Traveler
May 23, 2013

Peace Corps deputy director Carrie Hessler-Radelet announced on Tuesday that the agency will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners who want to serve together as volunteers overseas.

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What Happens When a Gay Boy Scout Comes Out to His Camp Leader
Advocate.com
May 23, 2013

Apparently being gay in the Boy Scouts is DADT all over again...

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