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My maternal grandmother, Mimi, outwardly presented as a composite of gay icons. She lived her life as the ingénue in a John Waters film, but—like most things camp—was completely genuine and self-assured. It was Mimi...

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Welcome Back! This week's roundup covers thinking, funding, data, and a number of resolutions. Recently in the news,...

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“I am deeply moved if I see one man suffering and would risk my life for him....

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Our final roundup of the year. We hope everyone has a healthy, happy, winter break. We will...

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In 2015, Muslim extremists launched an attack in Paris, killing 130 people and wounding hundreds of others. In...

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