November 22, 2013

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UCF Working Overtime To Conceal Public Records

Filed by John M. Becker | November 22, 2013 | 4:00 PM | comments

In their latest attempt to conceal public records related to Mark Regnerus's junk science "study" of same-sex parenting outcomes, the University of Central Florida has enlisted the help of a former state Supreme Court chief justice.Read More

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Cut Corporate America's Free Lunch, Not Food Stamps

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 22, 2013 | 2:30 PM | comments

If Congress is serious about "fiscal responsibility," they should cut corporate America's "free lunch," instead of voting for even more painful cuts to food stamps.Read More

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"My Mother's Wars," A Daughter's Liberties

Filed by Jessica Max Stein | November 22, 2013 | 1:00 PM | comments

Renowned lesbian historian Lillian Faderman's new memoir plays intriguingly with the boundaries of nonfiction. Read More

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Erections: This Is Your Future

Filed by Mark S. King | November 22, 2013 | 11:30 AM | comments

What the world needs now, according to inventors trying to build a better trap for your baby batter, is a condom made from beef byproducts.Read More

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Where Were You When Kennedy Was Shot? [Open Thread]

Filed by John M. Becker | November 22, 2013 | 10:00 AM | comments

Today marks the 50th anniversary of November 22, 1963, the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Where were you when you heard the news?Read More


Vladimir Putin: Homophobia is Bad

Filed by John M. Becker | November 22, 2013 | 9:00 AM | comments

Speaking to a group of young political leaders Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his government's crackdown on LGBT rights but said it should not create a "torrent of hatred towards anyone."Read More