Demons and Supervillains: The Language of Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Testimony
Inside Higher Ed
Did We Offend You? What to do when asked not to sing about Andrew Jackson at your college.
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How Railroads Advertised for Homesteaders to Settle in Indian Territory
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Gay Soccer Player Robbie Rogers on Coming Out and Handling Homophobia in the Locker Room
Shocked? Shocked!How to cause a scandal in a transgressive age.
Sounding Gay, Punk, or Jock: What Language Says About Your Social Group
In Praise of the Small ThanksgivingI used to wish for more guests at my holiday dinner. Now I know better.
The End of WrinklesThe simplest methods for fixing rumpled clothes, no iron required.
Inside Higher Ed
Colleges and CosbyUniversities patronized by Bill Cosby wrestle with whether to distance themselves from the actor.
Is Foxcatcher Homophobic? Not Exactly, but Its Gay Subtext Is Troubling.
This Spanish Civil War Town Has Been Kept in a Ruined State
Will Paris’ First Skyscraper in 40 Years Be a Giant Triangle?
What Does Intersex Mean? Is It the Same as Trans?
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The Judge Who Coined “Indict a Ham Sandwich” Was Himself Indicted
What’s the Word for Turkey in Turkish?
Remembering the Revolutionary Roots of the Gay Rights Movement
This Red Path in a Forest Ravine Leads to Ultimate Bliss
“I’m Not Gay No More” Star Now Has an Album
Everyone—Not Just Queers—Should Read Stone Butch Blues
Graffiti, Grandma Style: The Painted Village of Zalipie
Ikea Jumps on Retro Furniture Trend by Reissuing Its Own Designs
What’s It Like to Act in Both TV Shows and Movies?
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Sorry Not Sorry: The Many Names for Non-Apologies