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35 Women Tell Their Stories About Being Assaulted by Bill Cosby
The Cut
July 27, 2015

“He gets on TV, ‘Pull your pants up, black people … I can talk down to you because I had a successful sitcom.’ Yeah, but you rape women, Bill Cosby

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Kim, Caitlyn, and the People We Want to See
The New Yorker
July 27, 2015

Kim Kardashian, Caitlyn Jenner, civil rights for trans people, and the meaning of womanhood, beauty, and self-display.

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Man Who Co-Owns Nails Salons Thinks They're Just Great, So
jezebel
July 27, 2015

The New York Review of Books ran a rebuttal this weekend to the much-talked about New York Times series “Unvarnished,” Sarah Maslin Nir’s yearlong investigation into the horrendous labor practices at many New York nail salons. The rebuttal, written by former reporter and current nail salon owner ...

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Satanic Statue Unveiled in Detroit
gawker
July 27, 2015

The Satanic Temple has unveiled its controversial bronze Baphomet statue in Detroit, Reuters reports. The statue was originally going to be installed in Oklahoma, next to a monument to the 10 Commandments. It didn’t work out.

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35 Bill Cosby accusers posed for one defiant, powerful magazine cover
Vox
July 27, 2015

Incredible.

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Cops Release New Details in Bizarre Jailhouse Death of Sandra Bland 
gawker
July 21, 2015

Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Chicago woman, was found dead in a Texas jail cell last week. Cops say her death was a suicide; her family says it was murder. Now, authorities are releasing new details about her mysterious death...

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Conservative Politician Demands Removal of Sexual Mandala, Gallery Refuses
hyperallergic.com
July 21, 2015

At first glance, French Canadian artist Rosalie Maheux's artwork displayed in the lobby of a government office building in Toronto resembles a kaleidoscopic mandala composed of harmless, symmetric shapes. A closer look at the nearly three foot by three foot picture, however, reveals that

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Do Cheaters Deserve to Have Their Lives Ruined?
The Cut
July 21, 2015

Think hard about your own mistakes before you answer.

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When Collectors Buy Two Artworks Just To Get One
artnet News
July 17, 2015

Learn about the tough back-room negotiations where high-powered dealers and well-connected buyers each bring their leverage to bear to get the best deal.

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Resilience Is Futile: How Well-Meaning Nonprofits Perpetuate Poverty
jezebel.com
July 17, 2015

My cubicle was in the heart of The Children’s Bureau. What they said I was doing—what the foundations were paying us to do, what I thought I was doing—was working to prevent of child abuse and neglect. But the work was not what it seemed.

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