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A Few Steps Back In Gay Rights

A Few Steps Back In Gay Rights

Incidents in Greece, New York, and Seattle highlight that not everyone is comfortable with gay stuff. This includes dudes marrying and ladies kissing in public. Though the opposite would probably also be frowned upon.

The Cons Of Living Vi-Carrie-Ously

The Cons Of Living Vi-Carrie-Ously

Doree Lewak had an interesting piece in the Huffington Post. She basically states that intelligent women emulating characters from SATC are retarded (not in so many words). Her reasons are twofold; first, they're fictional characters that have become shorthand for certain female stereotypes. "Oh, you brought a random guy home from the bar last night, you're a Samantha. Tee hee." We agree that it is a little silly to identify with a fictional character but it's human nature. Associating with certain archetypes is something that we've done since the beginning of time, hence pantheons of gods known for an overwhelming characteristic.

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Our 2 Favorites: Food & Sex

There were 2 interesting studies recently completed in the UK on the correlation between food and sex. On 1 hand, horny men are typically hungrier. On the other hand, bad diets lead to sexual dysfunction. Be warned.

Virginity, Marriage & France

Virginity, Marriage & France

A young woman in France fibbed to her fiance about her virginity. He demanded (and received an annulment) on these grounds. Then everyone started putting in their 2 cents, so now the case is pending and everyone is agitated and uncomfortable.

This Week In Gay Marriage: Cali May Ban

This Week In Gay Marriage: Cali May Ban

Gay marriage is legalized in California. Not so fast, evidently a measure has passed that will put it up to a vote in November. The judicial, executive, and legislative branches of that state really need to get on the same page.

Indian Couple Divorced Without Consent

Indian Couple Divorced Without Consent

"Hey, hon. Do you remember getting a divorce? Me neither." An Indian couple just learned that someone took the liberty of getting them a divorce 8 years ago. They think it's a the husband's ne'er-do-well lawyer brother.

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Dudes Not Really Afraid Of Commitment

Bachelors are people too. Author Carl Weisman is a man in his 40's and he's written a book exploring the reasons that people don't get married. And it's typically not because their commitment-phobic.

Listen Up: Lady-hating or Mantastic?

Listen Up: Lady-hating or Mantastic?

A sound amplification device called the Listen Up has a pretty interesting ad campaign: hate on women. Their commercial paints women as gossip-y, church-going shrews that must be audibly canceled out. Or is it just a great device for dudes? You be the judge.

Rock Band Saved Their Marriage

Rock Band Saved Their Marriage

A great first-person essay about how video games were the great divider and uniter in a marriage. A woman is at the end of her rope with her man-boy husband that love to unwind with some video games in the evening. Then a miracle happened: Rock Band.