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On Queer Haircuts, Gatekeeping, and the Value of Identity

For every queer person, coming out is a defining experience, not unlike a volcanic eruption. It is preceded by a slow build of pressure as we come to terms with …

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I didn’t watch either of the dueling town halls.

My ballot is already in the mail, and we all know Joe Biden is going to win New York anyway. At least I got to vote for AOC for the …

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On Free College for Billionaires

Pete Buttigieg has a talking point he returns to often, in explaining his opposition to proposals that college should be free: He thinks millionaires and billionaires, who can afford tuition, …

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What My Partner’s Abortion Taught Me: Men Benefit from Choice, Too

“Her choice meant I could continue pursuing the personal and professional life I wanted … and that I wouldn’t lose my partner to a botched back-alley abortion, or to a long prison sentence.”

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It Was Never About Liberty

“Throughout American history, freedom and liberty have taken a back seat to revenue and profit… It is breaking with our traditions, not honoring them, to put human rights ahead of profit.”

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Racism is Driving Modern American Gun Culture

“That ‘responsible gun owner’ might keep his weapons safely locked away, but if you drill down far enough you’ll find a deep fear and distrust of other races.”

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