Australia Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal – New York Times


New York Times

Australia Makes Same-Sex Marriage Legal
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — Australia's Parliament voted overwhelmingly to legalize same-sex marriage on Thursday, overcoming years of conservative resistance to enact change that the public had made clear that it wanted. The final approval in the House of
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Russell Simmons steps down after sexual assault allegation – CNNMoney


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Russell Simmons steps down after sexual assault allegation
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Simmons, the founder of hip-hop music label Def Jam Recordings and CEO of Rush Communications, released a statement on Thursday after screenwriter Jenny Lumet accused him of forcing her to have sex with him in 1991. She detailed the encounter in a
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How Joe Barton’s sex scandal fits into the current conversation on sex and power – Washington Post


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How Joe Barton's sex scandal fits into the current conversation on sex and power
Washington Post
A conservative Texas congressman's nude photo, sent by himself, is out in the world — and so is how he apparently tried to leverage his power to keep his sex life private. In some ways, Rep. Joe Barton's (R-Tex.) secret sex life, which The Washington

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Same-Sex Marriage and Australian Democracy – New York Times


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Same-Sex Marriage and Australian Democracy
New York Times
The crowd that gathered in Sydney's Prince Alfred Park yesterday expected to celebrate, and they did — dancing and cheering when results of the same-sex marriage survey showed that a majority of Australians supported the argument for marriage equality.
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8 weeks, 1 question: Australia’s same sex marriage survey – CNN (blog)


CNN (blog)

8 weeks, 1 question: Australia's same sex marriage survey
CNN (blog)
When the idea of a postal survey on same sex marriage was first announced, political observers and LGBT advocates initially dismissed it as a joke. Why would you hold a national, non-compulsory survey, which would not bind politicians to follow the
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