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Say Whaaa? US Senator: “Gay People and Unmarried Mothers Shouldn’t Teach”

Tweet Last week, Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), reiterated his belief, first spouted in 2004, that openly gay people and unmarried straight women who are sexually active shouldn’t be allowed to teach in schools. DeMint made the remarks during a 45-minute speech at the Greater Freedom Rally in his home state regarding a range of [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet“There is, as yet, no Concerned Women for Britain, or Mums for Basingstoke.” We repeat: as yet. High school cheerleader says, “I don’t feel comfortable wearing this,” to the school board RE her uniform. A heartwarming story about community and intergenerational goodness. The White House is going solar. Get yourself an IT GETS BETTER t-shirt. [...]
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Unapologetic fat people, removed from your TV

TweetThis photo is a fair representation of how I’m feeling about ABC Family’s announcement that it has canceled Huge, the teen drama set at a weight loss camp that surpassed my cautiously high expectations. The network has announced that the show, which stars Nikki Blonsky and a cast of unknowns as teens struggling with all [...]
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“I love my boo”

TweetLast night on my home, I was delighted to see this ad on the subway. It’s a part of a campaign, launched yesterday by the NYC non-profit Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC). With messages like, “we’re proud of who we are and how we love” and “safer sex is one way we show our love,” [...]
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Today is World Teachers’ Day

TweetIt was Ms. Jinga, my 11th grade English teacher, who first explained to me why the term “motherfucker” was so sexist. “Because fucking a mother would be gross, right? Mothers aren’t sexy!” she exclaimed, loud enough for the class next door to wonder what the hell was going on in our classroom. She paced around [...]
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