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Popping the Question

Advice to Republican presidential candidates on how to answer the question, “Would you attend a gay wedding?”

Why Republican Governors Think They’re So Much More Qualified Than the Party’s Senators

Pittsburgh-Area Students Organize “Anti-Gay Day” in Response to Anti-Bullying Efforts

Finally a Great Documentary on SNL’s Place in American Culture

Why Sally Is the Best Character on Mad Men

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ISIS’s Savagery Works

Its gory snuff videos are the group’s most effective recruitment tool.

Television

The Female Gaze

How Amy Schumer flips the script on real-life gender dynamics.

ISIS Beheaded 30 Ethiopian Christians. Its Strategy of Savagery Is Working. 

How Amy Schumer Flips the Script on Real-Life Gender Dynamics

A Bot Seems to Be Raking in Millions on Wall Street by Making Trades Within Seconds of Reading Tweets

How We Know That Conversion Therapy Doesn’t Work

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