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The U.S. Women’s National Team following their 2015 Women’s World Cup Win at a White House celebration. Megan Rapinoe, bottom-center, contributed to a second consecutive Cup victory again this year. / Image via The White House. Yesterday, The New York Times Magazine released a far-ranging interview with soccer star Megan Rapinoe. In it, America’s recently anointed meme queen, winner of the 2019 World Cup Golden Boot and Golden Ball awards (for her performance as top goal-scorer and best player of...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee in June 2017. / Image via screen capture, PBS News Hour We’ve known this for awhile, but now we have the hard data. As The New York Times reported yesterday, a new study by liberal Center for American Progress (CAP) using U.S. Department of Education data “provided the first analysis of how students who identify as have fared in the first half of the Trump administration.” The opening lines of...

Map of the Chechnya Region in southwestern Russia (image via WikiMedia Commons) Six months after global media and human rights groups brought renewed focus on Chechnya, a semi-autonomous region in southwestern Russia with a lurid recent history of brutal anti-gay abuses, attention has returned to the area once again. Sadly, conditions have not improved – rather, recent reports have shed new light on the extent and ruthlessness of repression, which never went away. The First “Gay Purge” and Global Backlash In early-to-mid-2017,...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...