Recent Headlines

Jian Ghomeshi and the Right to BDSM Sexuality
The Cut
October 29, 2014

Beloved Canadian public-radio host Jian Ghomeshi was fired this week amid allegations of sexual abuse that he claims were in fact consensual, if kinky, foreplay.

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750-Year-Old City Founded by Genghis Khan's Grandson Is Unearthed
livescience.com
October 29, 2014

The Golden Horde kingdom stretched from Eastern Europe to Central Asia and controlled many of the Silk Road trade routes that connected China to Medieval Europe.

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CalArts to alleged rape victim: How long was your dress?
Al Jazeera America
October 29, 2014

Student says California Institute of the Arts failed to protect her from the harassment of her rapist and his friends

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Taylor Swift and Lena Dunham’s Best Friendship
Vulture
October 23, 2014

Taylor Swift gave Lena Dunham a moth as a housewarming gift.

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Marissa Mayer’s Boring Plans for Yahoo
New Yorker
October 23, 2014

Marissa Mayer has a reputation for flashiness, but her approach to Yahoo isn’t exciting.

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The Fight over San Francisco’s Public Spaces
The New Yorker
October 23, 2014

San Francisco’s startup culture has thrived on monetizing commodities that were once free. It’s no wonder that the parks department wants in on the action.

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Delaying Puberty With the Help of the State
The Atlantic
October 22, 2014

Earlier this month, Oregon became the first in the country to offer puberty-suppressing drugs to transgender teens on its Medicaid plan.

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A Catholic High School Told Ellen Page's New Same-Sex Love Story It Couldn't Film There
buzzfeed.com
October 22, 2014

Because of the movie's LGBT content. Stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page, currently filming in the New York area, tells the story of how a lesbian couple fought discrimination more than 10 years ago to extend domestic partner benefits.

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Conservative Think Tank: You Dumb Broads Worry Too Much About Roofies
jezebel
October 22, 2014

A conservative think tank has embarked upon a quest to convince us all that women worry way too much about getting drugged and raped. This is an interesting hill to die on.

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Susan Sollins, Pioneering Curator and Art Documentarian, Dies
hyperallergic.com
October 22, 2014

Susan Sollins, the co-founder of Independent Curators International (ICI) and founder and executive director of Art21 — the non-profit organization that produces an artist documentary series with PBS — passed away on October 13 of unknown causes. Just days before her death,

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