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What If Donald Trump Were A Woman?

I recently happened on this New York Times February article penned by Frank Bruni and I simply had to share; it is the kind of piece that illuminates the vast disparities that separate the genders. Check on it. * IMAGINE, for a moment, the presidential candidacy of a rich, brash ...

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Meet The Man Who Survived Being Injected With HIV by His Father When He Was A Baby

Brryan Jackson contracted HIV when he was just 11 months old, but it took another four years for doctors to correctly diagnose him because he had none of the usual risk factors. That’s because the Missouri native wasn’t infected in any normal way: he was injected with a vial of ...

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This Is Why Hillary Clinton Should Be President Of The United States

Hillary Clinton winning this election has pretty much had an air of inevitability to it since day 1 of the primaries, which is why Clinton supporters (and really anyone who isn’t quite ready for the apocalypse) were so unsettled by polling that showed she was neck-and-neck with Republican nominee Donald ...

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Dear Nigerian, Gay People Are Not The Problem. Corrupt People Are.

Originally published on thefemmemedia.com Disclaimer: This post is targeted at religious bigots that think gay people are the problem with Nigeria. Hopefully, I’m not pouring water into a basket. Being religious doesn’t mean one is bigoted. Conversely, being an atheist/agnostic doesn’t mean one is not bigoted. Dear Nigerian Bigots, The ...

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Scientists testing HIV cure report ‘remarkable’ progress after patient breakthrough

Originally published on theguardian.com UK scientists and clinicians working on a groundbreaking trial to test a possible cure for HIV infection say they have made remarkable progress after a test patient showed no sign of the virus following treatment. The research, being carried out by five of Britain’s top universities ...

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Why Everyone Needs To See Strut

Everyone needs to see Strut. It may look like just another reality television show, but it is so eye opening, I am in awe. Many people do not understand what it means to be transgender, not even most gay and lesbian people. I remember during Caitlyn Jenner’s transition, a lot ...

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Having Lots Of Sex Can Bring You Closer To God, Study Finds

Can having sex bring you closer to God? According to a new study, the answer is yes. Hallelujah, yes! Researchers from Duke University in North Carolina just carried an experiment where they boosted levels of oxytocin in middle-aged men. Oxytocin is a naturally-occurring hormone released in the brain during sex ...

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‘Don’t Be Afraid To Take The First Step.’ Wentworth Miller Creates Powerful Video About Depression

Thanks to movements geared to enlighten the world about mental health, more people are able to learn and talk about this intricate subject, what mental illnesses really are, and how we can help others who are facing mental health issues. Actor Wentworth Miller, who has been vocal about his own ...

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“I’m Open To Telling All Sorts Of Gay Stories.” – Chinelo Okparanta

I first heard about Ms. Okparanta’s novel earlier this year and the title Under the Udala Trees struck me, mostly because the udala fruit is one of my favorite seasonal fruits and my hometown also derived its name from the same tree. So it holds some sort of sentimental value ...

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Tunde Leye set to launch new novel ‘Guardians of the Seals’

After a seeming and protracted absence from the literary scene, the Finding Hubby writer, Tunde Leye, is back with the launch of his newest novel, Guardians of the Seal. Date: September 25th, 2016 Time: 4 to 7 PM Venue: Four Points by Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island There’ll be music, reading, ...

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