A Quick Guide To Identifying Someone's Sexual Orientation By Appearance Alone

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I wasn’t a “lipstick straight girl” before I came out as gay, so why am I now a “lipstick lesbian”? Stereotypes cause a lot of problems. If you agree, pass the word along, and let’s break them down together. Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-quick-guide-to-identifying-someones-sexual-orientation-by-appearance-alone-10

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Finished 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'? Here Are 10 Other Books People Would Like To Keep Out Of Your Hands.

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Every year, concerned parents petition libraries to pull “inappropriate” books like the ones below from their shelves. And then there are the parents like me, who are concerned that people are trying to keep thought-provoking literature out of our kids’ hands. At least now I know which books I’ll be putting under the Christmas tree […]

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Men Dominate TV, Internet, And Print Media. So … Where *Are* The Women At?

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Sigh. Where the women at? Well they’re certainly not shown enough on our screens, writing online, or published in print. This infographic below sheds light on the big divide between men and women in the media landscape. Representation is needed, please. Read more: http://upworthy.com/men-dominate-tv-internet-and-print-media-so-where-are-the-women-at

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Why Did Occupy Protesters Spend So Much More Time In Prison Than Tea Partiers?

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The United States recently saw the birth of two colossal political movements: Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party. Both were fueled by concerned citizens and both took to the streets to get the message out, but these were NOT the same types of people. Read more: http://upworthy.com/why-did-occupy-protesters-spend-so-much-more-time-in-prison-than-tea-partiers

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Here's What It Looks Like When A Normal Relationship Descends Into An Abusive Nightmare

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If you’ve never experienced violence at the hands of a romantic partner, it’s hard to imagine what to look for or how to be supportive. This infographic is great because it covers all the bases, including what behaviors are big red flags. Fact Check Time! When we checked the statistic “90% of women jailed for […]

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