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Yes, gay couples plan for the future. In fact, they’re really good at it.
Washington Post
May 6, 2013

Here’s an argument I didn’t expect to be making today: Yes, gay people care about the future. In fact, judging by their economic behavior, they are unusually future-focused.

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Robert Kraft would welcome a gay player on the New England Patriots | Shutdown Corner
Yahoo! Sports
May 6, 2013

From the blog Shutdown Corner: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is one of the most influential figures in the National Football League and has congratulated Jason Collins for becoming the first male athlete in one of the four major sports leagues to

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When coming out as gay is no longer big news
CBS News
May 6, 2013

Face The Nation on CBS: When coming out as gay is no longer big news - Bob Schieffer on how an ever-changing America casually accepts what once would have been unthinkable: A gay male athlete in the big leagues

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Smith College Plans Committee To Address Transgender Student Applicants
Huffington Post
May 5, 2013

Smith College's gender and sexuality advocacy organization Q&A recently delivered a petition with 4,000 signatures to the university's admission's office in support of a transgender woman, Calliope Wong ...

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The Gay Imposition
Lambda Literary
April 30, 2013

Marcie B's new Lambda Literary column, replete with Marlovian references!

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Michelle Obama Syndrome: "Toned-Arm" Procedures Up 4,378 Percent
Gawker
April 30, 2013

The number of women seeking cosmetic "upper arm-lift" procedures has increased by 4,378 percent since 2000, due—many speculate—to Ms. Obama's bodacious arms:

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You Can Never Be Too Rich, Say Economists
Jezebel
April 30, 2013

Well, everybody, it appears that capitalism is the answer to all problems! Okay, well, not really, but a new economic analysis authored by Betsey Stevenson and Just Wolfers has found one basic, straightforward conclusion: More money makes you happier, and you can never have too much of it.

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When the Bard Had the Blues
Slate Magazine
April 30, 2013

“Sonnet 29” is a favorite of mine because it makes me laugh about unhappiness—my own and Shakespeare's.

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Why are dogs popular in books, and cats popular on the Internet?
Slate Magazine
April 30, 2013

Reader, if you and I can agree on anything, it's that the Internet is made of cats. But we may differ on the follow-up: What else could it be made of? When cats took over on our screens and in our minds, whose regime, exactly, did they replace? For too...

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A bi Beatle? John Lennon’s rumored gay affair
Slate
April 30, 2013

. 50 years ago this week, John Lennon went on a holiday to Spain with manager Brian Epstein. Speculation has surrounded the trip ever since. It was at Paul McCartney's 21st birthday...

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