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How I Became Thousands of Nerds' Worst Enemy by Tweeting a Photo
gawker.com
August 11, 2014

I'm sitting in an office in Manhattan a few blocks from Central Park. It's a fairly typical workday, filled with emails, trips to the coffee pot, and refreshing my sites. I'm on all the good ones: Twitter, Facebook, you name it.

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Meiling Jin on growing up in China, celebrity, LGBT journalism
Windy City Times
August 11, 2014

Windy City Times News Archive - Meiling Jin on growing up in China, celebrity, LGBT journalism While growing up in China, Meiling Jin never imagined that she would one day live in Chicago and report on LGBT stories for Chinese media platforms. A senior at Columbia College, Jin's LGBT

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Hollywood Museum Honours LGBT Contribution To Film And Television
artlyst
August 11, 2014

The Hollywood Museum in LA has an exclusive new exhibition – Reel to Real: Portrayals and Perceptions of Gays in Hollywood. This is an entertaining retrospective of LGBT images in film and television throughout the decades.

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Judy Gold is a Comic First, a Raucous Jewish Lesbian Second
Cleveland Scene
August 11, 2014

Scene didn't get a chance to interview the 6-foot-2 Judy Gold in person as we prepped for our coverage of the Gay Games. But even from her home in New York, where Gold paused for a moment to catch her breath during a busy few months of touring, it was clear that her personality is even

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Obama opens Gay Games with surprise video message
Boston Herald
August 11, 2014

CLEVELAND — President Barack Obama has helped kick off the international Gay Games in Cleveland with a surprise video message shown at the op

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Check Out These Emojis Designed Just For Lesbians
Huffington Post
August 11, 2014

Attention queer women: there may very soon be emojis -- like a fish taco, a turkey baster and a U-Haul moving truck -- just for you!

From designer Kimberly Linn comes a series of humorous emojis intended to be used by women who have sex with women...

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What's changed since N.J. Gov. Jim McGreevey's 'gay American' speech 10 years ago
lehighvalleylive.com
August 11, 2014

Though he resigned amid scandal, McGreevey is still the only person to have served as a governor while openly gay.

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Malala Yousafzai Just FaceTimed With Justin Bieber
huffingtonpost.com
August 8, 2014

We don't often get jealous of Justin Bieber, given his antics throughout the past year, but on Wednesday the 20-year-old pop star got to FaceTime with an amazing young woman. That's right, Bieber and Malala Yousafzai.

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Op-ed: Why Antigone Rising and the Head of GLAAD Won't Be at Michfest
Advocate.com
August 8, 2014

The Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, a feminist music festival held annually since 1976, garners media attention at this time of year for the exclusion of transgender women, touting a rule that welcomes only so-called womyn-born-womyn.

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ABDs, All But Dissertation, Ph.D. candidates who can't quite finish.
slate
August 7, 2014

When I first began my Ph.D., I kept hearing other graduate students bandy about the term ABD, but I had no idea what it meant. Arrested Botox Detonation? Anointed Between Demigods? I didn't dare ask, because Rule No. 1 of Grad School Fight Club is that you never admit that...

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