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2014 World Cup So Far

Every four years the FIFA World Cup comes around and countries raise their flags, paint their faces, and memorize those not so well known parts of their national anthem before embarking on a month ...

Angkor Diary, Temple Hopping in Cambodia

This past May I took a short adventure into Cambodia to visit the temple sites of Angkor (video below). The Khmer's of Angkor were one of the most powerful and influential Empires in Asia. ...

Us Dykes March to a Different Beat

Pride parades will take place all over the country this month, and Boston’s was this weekend. ...

Five Questions: Daphne Willis

With both Chicago and Texas in her bones — and music in her blood — Daphne Willis was destined to become a singer/songwriter. ...

Desecrating Maya Angelou’s Funeral

When news circulated that the notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas, was planning to protest the “home-going” service of our nation’s most beloved citizen, poet, author, civil rights ...

Hurray For the Riff Raff

Queer country music has been percolating for some time now. ...

June 2014 Horoscope

This is one of our last chances to look backward before moving forward into an entirely new life... ...

Memorial Day: More Than BBQ and Blackout Cakes

I am going to be truthful about my thoughts of Memorial Day. When I was younger it was a day that kicked off the Summer. ...

Looking Back at Marriage Equality in Massachusetts

Marriage Equality in Massachusetts hits its 10 year mark on May 17th. With this 10th Anniversary I'm proud of the indefatigable energy and genius that made it possible. ...

Frieze Art Fair 2014 Randalls Island

The Frieze Art Fair has become New York's (most) favorite art fair, edging out the older Armory Show. ...

Heather Reid, Cross Words

Heather Reid got her musical start as the other half (along side Leisha Hailey) of the duo the Murmurs. ...

How Angela Merkel Has Led Germany to New Prominence
Vanity Fair
November 24, 2014

Maureen Orth profiles the world’s most powerful woman, German chancellor Angela Merkel.

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26 Female Artists on Lynda Benglis (NSFW)
Vulture
November 24, 2014

Forty years after that ad, it still shocks, awes, and inspires.

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Hospital recognized for LGBT healthcare
Ball State Daily
November 24, 2014

Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital has been named a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by The Human Rights Campaign Foundation for three consecutive years despite a 2010 lawsuit against the hospital involving a transgender person being

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Worst cities for LGBT rights
USA Today
November 24, 2014

There are many places where lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender citizens lack fundamental protections.

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Prejudice hurts women’s college basketball
The Miami Herald
November 24, 2014

The issue of homophobia remains a problem in women’s college basketball, where only one of 350 Division I women’s basketball coaches is openly gay.

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There's No Such Thing As A Lesbian Knee
NPR
November 24, 2014

People in the LGBT community often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. But the problems aren't unique to them. Doesn't everyone want to have a doctor call them by their preferred name?

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Marquette TA sparks international controversy after squelching gay marriage discussion in ethics class
JSOnline
November 24, 2014

A controversy involving a teaching assistant, a tenured faculty member and a recorded conversation about whether gay marriage should have been allowed as part of a discussion in an ethics theory class has put Marquette University in the international spotlight.

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What It’s Like to Be a Woman Who’s 6’2”
The Cut
November 20, 2014

I've gotten more comfortable with myself — but not with the feelings my body seems to bring out in other women.

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Toni Morrison completely schools Stephen Colbert on the topic of racism
Salon.com
November 20, 2014

Morrison is absolutely brilliant in the interview -- and she takes credit for Obamacare VIDEO

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Netflix Postpones Bill Cosby’s Comedy Special
nytimes.com
November 19, 2014

In the latest fallout from the rape accusations involving Bill Cosby, Netflix has postponed a planned stand-up special by the comedian, and a lawyer for Mr. Cosby issued a denial of a new claim from a woman who said he raped her decades ago.

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Grand Theft Auto V - Reinforcing Violence Against Women
osmopolitan.com
November 19, 2014

Nobody is playing Grand Theft Auto to get a lesson in morality. And they can now play it to have highly realistic sex with prostitutes.

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Women’s Complicated Relationships to Beauty Standards
The Cut
November 19, 2014

We asked women on the street what they think their breasts look like. New York Women Draw Their Own Boobs

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Visions of Heaven and Earth in an Ancient Chinese Tomb
hyperallergic.com
November 19, 2014

Archaeologists have unsealed a 1,000-year-old brick tomb in northern China containing unusually well-preserved murals of heavenly and earthly scenes, Live Science has reported. These include drawings of the constellations, the occupant...

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Christie's Latest Blockbuster Edges Closer to the $1B Mark
BLOUIN ARTINFO
November 18, 2014

Christie’s again set a record for all auctions everywhere on Wednesday evening at its Rockefeller Center headquarters, taking in a mind-boggling $852,887,000 for 75 works.

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When Did the Art World Get So Conservative?
Vulture
November 17, 2014

When we’re treating works of art as ruthlessly and unsubtly as we would hate speech, is it political progress or aesthetic ignorance?

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Ronald Reagan's hip-hop nightmare: How an ugly cocaine controversy reignited 30 years later
Salon.com
November 17, 2014

The hip-hop community is convinced Reagan oversaw a vast trafficking network during the crack epidemic. Is it true?

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'Serial' and White Reporter Privilege
The Awl
November 17, 2014

To borrow a This American Life-ism: What happens when a white journalist stomps around in a cold case involving people from two distinctly separate immigrant communities? Does she get it right?

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How Museums Affect the Brain
hyperallergic.com/
November 17, 2014

It seems self-evident that architecture impacts our emotions. Medieval landowners constructed foreboding castles to strike fear in the heart of potential invaders; churches flooded their buildings with light to encourage heavenly thought. It may be partly for this reason that

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The Problem With Serial And The Model Minority Myth
buzzfeed.com
November 17, 2014

It needs a bad minority to balance the scales. Hello, Jay. (Spoilers for anyone who hasn't listened to Episode 8.)..

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