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McCain Photo Shoot Scandal

The Atlantic hired photographer Jill Greenberg to shoot the current John McCain cover. Greenberg did the shoot, handed a very nice picture over to the Atlantic, then went home and photoshopped the fuck out of the outtakes for her personal site. The Atlantic is duly embarrassed. The right wing is outraged. The rest of world is highly amused, but you …

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Gay Life In Saudi Arabia

This month’s issue of The Atlantic features a fascinating article on gay life in Saudi Arabia. The author, Nadya Labi, investigates and contrasts the historical acceptance of gay behavior in Arabic nations versus the emerging concept of gay identity, and how the two are colliding in the increasingly Westernized Arabic world. In Saudi Arabia, sodomy is punishable by death. Though …

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