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For Asia’s Gays, Taiwan Stands Out as Beacon
NYTimes
October 30, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Waving rainbow flags and banners demanding same-sex marriage, the revelers set off from Taiwan’s presidential palace, drawing cheers and thumbs-up from spectators along the way.

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HTGAWM isn't shy
Slate
October 30, 2014

Feel free to file this one under “crotchety complaints” if you like, but the point is worth making: How to Get Away With Murder, the melodramatic, Viola Davis–starring legal procedural indulgence of the fall TV season, has a bottom problem.

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Tim Cook Comes Out As Gay In Powerful Businessweek Essay
Huffington Post
October 30, 2014

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in a powerful essay for Bloomberg Businessweek.

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IS LOOKING YOUR AGE A SUBVERSIVE ACT?
thehoopla.com.au/
October 29, 2014

If you're a 57 year-old Hollywood actress, actually looking your age can be viewed as a subversive act Frances McDormand says cosmetic surgery is mutation...

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West Coast Represents at Exchange Rates Bushwick
hyperallergic.com
October 29, 2014

In hip-hop, the East Coast–West Coast rivalry has died down since the days of 2Pac and Notorious BIG, but perusing last weekend's Exchange Rates expo in Bushwick you could easily have gotten the impression that it was now raging in

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Can Steak Save the Planet?
newyorker.com
October 29, 2014

Dana Goodyear on Anya Fernald, a food entrepreneur, whose company, Belcampo, offers a delicious—but pricey—alternative to industrial food.

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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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