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Cameron’s U.K. Conservatives to Defy Him on Gay Marriage
Bloomberg
May 20, 2013

Lawmakers in David Cameron’s U.K. Conservative Party, who voted against him last week over his policy toward the European Union, were today on course to oppose him again, over plans to introduce gay marriage.

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New York City shocked as anti-gay hate crimes come out of closet
rt.com
May 20, 2013

As the Big Apple struggles to come to terms with the murder of a gay man in Greenwich Village on Saturday, an uncomfortable question emerges: Are Americans less tolerant of gay lifestyles than the recent spate of same-sex union legislation indicates?

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Police: Man charged in hate crime of slain NYC gay man
USA Today
May 20, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.

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End of the Village Voice, Musto Out!
Gwaker
May 17, 2013

Last week, top editors at the Village Voice resigned in protest when they learned that management wanted them to lay off several members of their already-decimated staff. This morning, those layoffs came down. They're not pretty.

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Photographer Takes Secret Photos of Neighbors for Public Art Project
Gwaker
May 17, 2013

A Tribeca photographer has come under fire for taking clandestine photos of his neighbors and making them available for public consumption through a Chelsea art gallery without the consent of his subjects.

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Most Gay Friendly Sprot? Roller Derby, Duh
Huffington Post
May 17, 2013

"Most people look at the women's side of it and think that it's all of these butch girls playing roller derby. So it just tends to go very easily with lesbians and roller derby,"

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Mark And Pam Crawford, Parents Of Intersex Child, Sue South Carolina For Sex Assignment Surgery (VIDEO)
Huffington Post
May 17, 2013

M.C. feels like a boy. The 8-year-old adopted child of Mark and Pam Crawford identifies as a boy, acts like a boy and is accepted as a boy by his family, school and pediatrician...

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The Scientific Backlash Against the D.S.M.
The New Yorker
May 17, 2013

Insel announced that that the D.S.M.’s diagnostic categories lacked validity, that they were not “based on any objective measures,” ... they were nothing more than constructs put together by committees of experts.

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Obama vs. the Press: Will the A.P. Scandal Yield Reforms? : The New Yorker
New Yorker
May 17, 2013

On Thursday, President Obama called on Congress to revive a federal shield law that would protect reporters from the sort of thing the Justice Department has done to the A.P. This was ironic on two counts.

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The Non-Actor Models in Karl Lagerfeld's Latest Chanel Film Needn't Quit Their Day Jobs
Blouin Artinfo
May 16, 2013

The art of the advertorial fashion featurette has reached pretentious new highs with “Once Upon A Time.” Directed by Karl Largerfeld and starring Keira Knightley’s chin, alongside a bevy of non-actor models, the film is set around the opening of Coco Chanel's hat shop

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