Recent Headlines

Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History
The Daily Beast
December 17, 2014

The director of the powerful Martin Luther King Jr. film Selma sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss the film, as well as race in America and Hollywood.

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Mom Calls C-SPAN to Yell At Her Arguing Pundit Sons
jezebel.com/
December 17, 2014

Oh my Lord, shut it down, here is the greatest moment in the history of C-SPAN: A (very Southern) mama called into one of their shows to yell at the guests. Not because she disagrees, but because the guests are brothers and both her sons and she is sick and tired of their shit.

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Vatican Concludes Six-Year Investigation of American Nuns 
jezebel
December 16, 2014

In 2008, under then-pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican launched a broad investigation into the quality of life of American nuns, a move that, to a lot of those nuns, looked like it was meant to forcefully nudge them back in line.

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UPenn President Criticized For Joining Protesters' 'Die-In'
Huffpo
December 16, 2014

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann has upset members of her own university police department over her joining a brief die-in demonstration with students.

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EXCLUSIVE: New York Mag's Boy Genius Investor Made It All Up
New York Observer
December 16, 2014

In an Observer interview, Mohammed Islam, said to have investment returns of $72 million as a hs senior, admits he invented the whole story

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Angela Davis: ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the US that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery’
Guardian
December 15, 2014

There is so much history of this racist violence that simply to bring one person to justice is not going to disturb the whole racist edifice.

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Sony lawyer tells media to destroy material stolen by hackers
Money CNN
December 15, 2014

As it tries to recover from a devastating cyber attack, Sony Pictures is asking news organizations, including CNN, to stop examining and publicizing the corporate secrets that hackers have made public.

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In The Hospital, There's No Such Thing As A Lesbian Knee
NPR
December 15, 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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Laude murder case a test for court system taking on LGBT case—groups
GMA News Online
December 15, 2014

The murder case of transgender woman Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude is a case test on how the Philippine justice system would respond to crimes against the members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.

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Parts of Montana lack legal protections while acceptance grows for LGBT community
Great Falls Tribune
December 15, 2014

Amma Jones spent Nov. 19 with her attention on Facebook, refreshing the “Fair is Fair Montana” page numerous times throughout the day, waiting for a decision to be issued on marriage equality in Montana.

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