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Swastika Mukherjee Not Nervous About Playing Lesbian In ‘Family Album’
India West: Bollywood
May 5, 2015

Kolkata — Following her brilliant portrayal of a seductress in “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy,” actress Swastika Mukherjee says she has no apprehensions about the audience’s response to her onscreen friendship with Paoli Dam in the upcoming film “Family Album.”

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U.S. top court rejects challenge to New Jersey gay conversion therapy ban
Yahoo News
May 5, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left intact New Jersey's ban on counseling intended to change the sexual orientation of gay children.

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Gay Kiss Cam Moment Has Dodger Stadium Crowd Cheering
Huffington Post
May 5, 2015

Some of the biggest cheers at Dodger Stadium on Saturday were for a moment that took place off the field and in the stands.

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Top Huckabee Aide Steps Back from Gay Marriage Support
TIME
May 5, 2015

A top consultant to Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's presidential campaign has stepped back from a role in support of same-sex marriage.

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Failed Christian shoe promoter makes anti-gay first-person shooter
Ars Technica
May 5, 2015

The Steam downloadable games shop launched its "Greenlight" initiative in 2012 as a way to open its sales doors to smaller game developers. However, because the shop launched with a glut of inauthentic and joking submissions, the folks at Valve added a $100 fee to "cut down the noise."

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Defendant to Judge in Legal Brief: "You Are a Hoe. This Court Is a Hoe"
The Root
April 28, 2015

Tamah Jada Clark wrote a blistering (and curse-ridden) legal brief against a U.S. District Court judge who dismissed her civil rights lawsuit.

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Zanele Muholi: Isibonelo/Evidence
Brooklyn Museum
April 28, 2015

Zanele Muholi meshes her work in photography, video, and installation with human rights activism to create visibility for the black lesbian and transgender communities of South Africa.

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This Is the Interview About His Ancestor Ben Affleck Tried to Suppress
gawker
April 23, 2015

Ben Affleck really didn’t want people to know that one of his distant ancestors owned slaves--going so far as to lobby celebrity genealogy TV show Finding Your Roots to suppress the segment in which that ancestor is discussed. But we got our hands on a copy of the script...

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You've Been Shot by a Smooth Photographer: The World of Michael Jackson Impersonators
hyperallergic.com
April 23, 2015

On a cool March night last year, I arrived at the bowling alley/concert venue Brooklyn Bowl to celebrate a good friend's 30th birthday. I had spent the previous week eagerly anticipating the event, not because we'd be seeing a performance by a musician

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The Whitney’s Downtown Move
The New Yorker
April 21, 2015

Peter Schjeldahl on Renzo Piano’s new museum building, and on its inaugural show, “America Is Hard to See.”

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