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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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Jill Abramson: 'Very Unpopular' Or Just Doing Her Job?
Huffington Post
April 24, 2013

Is Jill Abramson already on her way to losing the loyalty of the New York Times staff? Or are New York Times staffers just whiny and sexist?

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Female Composers Edge Forward
New Yorker
April 24, 2013

The average orchestra plays, at most, one or two works by women each year. Often, such imbalances arise not because misogyny runs rampant but because only a few slots for new pieces are allotted.

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The Tsarnaevs and me
Salon.com
April 23, 2013

I saw the suspects' mother for facials. She was hard-working but her political leanings made me nervous

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Laurel Holloman Artist? Who Knew?
Digital Journal
April 22, 2013

American painter Laurel Holloman continues her successful series of European exhibitions, after her first two solo art shows last year in Paris, France, and Venice, Italy; this time on German soil, in the heart of Berlin.

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