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Vietnam's gay sitcom becomes an Internet sensation
The Raw Story
April 29, 2013

Vietnam’s first gay sitcom has become a YouTube sensation, racking up millions of views as support for legalising same-sex marriage strengthens within the communist government.

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‘The Right Thing for the Country But Also Good Politics’
Yahoo! News
April 29, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. (TheBlaze/AP) -- In the wake of the 2012 election, many Republican strategists have concluded they simply cannot win as long as they seem so "polarizing." One of the more contentious issues is gay marriage, with those on the left often

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American Unity Fund Pushes Republicans To Back Gay Marriage
Huffington Post
April 29, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports gay marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal. American Unity PAC was formed last year to lend financial support to

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Greetings from the Land of Abramović
hyperallergic
April 25, 2013

Artist Marina Abramović released a new video today to promote her in-progress performance art utopia, the Marina Abramović Institute.

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Why are terrorists so often men?
Salon.com
April 25, 2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was performing a kind of masculinity through public destruction. “Large public acts of terrorism are very public displays of masculinity, making a statement in the biggest way possible,” says Abby Ferber, a sociologist at the University of Colorado...

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Topless FEMEN Protesters Drench Belgian Archbishop André-Jozef Léonard, Protest Homophobia In Catholic Church (PHOTOS)
Huffington Post
April 24, 2013

Topless activists of the protest movement FEMEN took aim at the Catholic Church on Tuesday, drenching Belgian archbishop Andre-Jozef Loenard during a lecture in Brussels, Belgium Four FEMEN members entered an auditorium at the ULB university in the Belgian capital,

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6 Ways Lena Dunham Got Crunk at the Time 100 Party
NY Mag, The Cut
April 24, 2013

Lena Dunham attended the Time 100 gala last night, and conducted herself exactly as one ought to when in a room full of megafamous important people and glittering celebrities.

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Gay Pride and Self-Representation Under the Lavender Scare
Hyperallergic
April 24, 2013

A new exhibition focuses on the important artistic contributions made by Paul Thek and his associates to midcentury LGBT culture.

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Is Ai Weiwei still an artist? | Art and design
guardian.co.uk
April 24, 2013

His activism and plight are the subject of a play, a book and a film. Has his life now overshadowed his art?

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The same motive for anti-US 'terrorism' is cited over and over | Glenn Greenwald | Comment is free
guardian.co.uk
April 24, 2013

Ignoring the role played by US actions is dangerously self-flattering and self-delusional...

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