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George R. R. Martin Weighs in on the Rape Scene
Vulture
April 22, 2014

The whole dynamic is different in the show.

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Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught On Tape In Homophobic Tirade
huffington post
April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON -- The mayor of a tiny South Carolina town has triggered protests, prayer vigils and even a city council vote to weaken his powers after firing longtime police chief Crystal Moore, who is a lesbian and who some believe is a target of the m...

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Obama and Biden, not Mozilla, illustrate how to advance gay marriage.
Slate
April 21, 2014

In the days since Brendan Eich quit Mozilla, supporters of same-sex marriage have debated the wisdom of using pressure to punish their opponents. Eich, an executive with no known record of antigay bias in the workplace, was forced out for having donated $1,000 to the 2008 campaign for

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Can landlords ban tenants from opening gay bars?
New York Post
April 21, 2014

A Brooklyn bar owner says he’s going “straight” out of business — because his landlord won’t let him turn his watering hole into a gay bar.

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Lawyer who defended Calif. gay marriage ban plans daughter’s same-sex wedding
standard
April 21, 2014

The conservative lawyer who defended California’s ban on gay marriage at the Supreme Court is at work on another project: planning his daughter’s...

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How A Gay Ugandan Teen Was Thrown Out Of His Home, Arrested And Tortured
huffington post
April 21, 2014

A few weeks ago, I told the story of a teen named Corey who was driven from his birth home when his parents found out he was gay, and into the arms of a loving home that rescued him. His unique story was read widel...

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Couple Plans Own Prom After Student Says School Barred Her From Bringing Her Transgender Boyfriend
buzzfeed
April 17, 2014

A private Christian high school in Queens, New York, allegedly won’t allow a student to bring her transgender boyfriend to prom this year —...

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Hollywood Counternarratives: A Fictional Female Warner Brothers
hyperallergic
April 17, 2014

Phyllis McGillicuddy strode out of the bathroom, heading toward a podium that overlooked a room packed with fans and friends alike. It had been a while since Phyllis left her home in suburban Glendale, where she lives

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The First 'Orange Is The New Black' Season 2 Trailer Is Finally Here And It's Amazing
Huffpo
April 17, 2014

They teased us, they played with our hearts, but now Netflix has finally given us a fully trailer for "Orange Is the New Black" Season 2, and it's oh so delicious. Piper is back in SHU, Morello is seemingly out of prison and t...

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Artist Judy Chicago's Feminist Fireworks Display Coming to Prospect Park - Prospect Heights
DNAinfo.com New York
April 16, 2014

Judy Chicago, the artist behind the “The Dinner Party” — her most famous work featuring sculptures she’s alternately described as inspired by butterflies and female genitalia — said the upcoming fireworks show will bring to life similar themes.

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