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Striking Mosaic Floor Found in Greek Tomb
hyperallergic
October 15, 2014

Last month, archeologists uncovered two oversize marble caryatids and a colorful marble panel in a substantial tomb complex in Amphipolis, Greece. Now, after excavating behind the sealing wall that the caryatids were guarding, they've found a chamber with a large and largely intact mosaic floor.

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The Mindy Project Debuts Lesbian Character Married To Julie Goldman, Bless It
Autostraddle
October 15, 2014

You read that right. Julie Goldman plays a butch lesbian on the Mindy Project...

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Can George Clooney's Wife Rescue the Elgin Marbles?
artnet
October 14, 2014

The Anglo-Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin-Clooney travelled to Athens to advise the Greek government on the reclamation of the parthenon marbles

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Claudia Rankine’s Citizen An American Lyric, reviewed.
slate.com
October 14, 2014

Few words echo as far and fast as racist. Amid so much supposedly race-neutral language, it lands with a violent unreality, uprooting both subject and speaker. Claudia Rankine said as much in her speech at the 2011 AWP conference, and she was right: That talk created an immediate sensation, one...

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21 Feelings All Mixed-Race People Know
buzzfeed
October 14, 2014

It ain't easy being the face of the future. ..

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Transparent creator to recruit female transgender writer for second season
theguardian.com
October 14, 2014

Jill Soloway says she wants to nurture a female transgender writer to work on the second series of show about trans woman

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Amazon Renews 'Transparent' For A Second Season
huffington post
October 14, 2014

Our dreams have come true: Amazon has renewed Jill Soloway's Transparent for a second season. The new series, which debuted its first full season on Amazon Prime in September, was not only the most binge-watched series in the history ...

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A Bombshell Document at the Vatican Synod
The New Yorker
October 14, 2014

The document advocates for making annulment easier, and contains far more positive language about homosexuality than the Church is accustomed to using.

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Does Liberalism Have an Answer to Campus Rape?
NYMag
October 14, 2014

universities aren’t trampling due process because they hate due process. They’re doing it because they hate campus rape, of which there is (unlike terrorism, it should be said) an awful lot.

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Transwoman Brutally Beaten in Bushwick
gaycitynews.com
October 14, 2014

A 28-year-old transwoman was beaten by four men on a Bushwick street at about 11:20 p.m. on October 12, according to the New York City Police Department.

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