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Crimea’s Gay Community Moves Out as Russian Homophobia Sets In


Simon Shuster @shustry | Time Magazine | October 16, 2014 The Qbar was always an awkward fit in the nightlife of Sevastopol. It was the only place in the Ukrainian city to host the occasional drag show, and certainly the only … Continue reading

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Youth Are on the Frontlines in Ferguson, and They Refuse to Back Down


Muna Mire  | The Nation | October 16, 2014 Protesters stand with an upside down American flag at the “Justice for All” national march in downtown St. Louis for Ferguson October. “This moment is consecrated in blood,” a representative from … Continue reading

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Ebola quarantine: First video from hospital room of nurse Nina Pham


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Lawsuit Claims Nicholas Sparks Is Homophobic, Racist


Associated Press | South Florida Gay News | October 3, 2014 RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The former headmaster of a private school founded by romance writer Nicholas Sparks is suing the novelist and other school leaders, saying he was forced … Continue reading

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Oak Lawn Library to house 2nd largest LGBT collection in U.S.


DAVID TAFFET   | Dallas Voice | October 3, 2014 BOOK WORM | Oak Lawn Library branch manager Angie Bartula peeks out form behind a pile of books that will give her branch the second largest LGBT collection in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Police Departments Retaliate Against Organized “Cop Watch” Groups Across the US


Candice Bernd | Truthout | October 2, 2014 Police on duty in New York City (Photo: Jamie Kenny) When communities attempt to police the police, they often get, well… policed. In several states, organized groups that use police scanners and knowledge of … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren: We Need Regulators Who “Work for the American People”


ALSO SEE: Elizabeth Warren: The Secret New York Fed Tapes Confirm The Game Is Rigged Eyder Peralta | National Public Radio | Reader Supported News | October 2, 2014 en. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, says newly released recordings of … Continue reading

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Voter Suppression: How Bad? (Pretty Bad)


Wendy R. Weiser | The American Prospect | October 2, 2014 For the first time in decades, voters in nearly half the country will find it harder to cast a ballot in the upcoming elections. Voters in 22 states will face … Continue reading

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Politico Columnist: If Obama Gets Assassinated, It’s His Own Fault


Judd Legum | ThinkPrpgress | Reader Supported News | October 2, 2014 olitico Magazine published a column by Ronald Kessler, a former Washington Post reporter who wrote a book on the Secret Service, about the deficiencies of security around the President … Continue reading

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Gandhi’s grandson: We are on brink of World War III


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