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The Trappings Of Mourning Visit the Met's New Exhibition "Death Becomes Her" Featuring the Not-So-Little Black Dress — Paste Design (@Paste_Design) October 27, 2014 Hillary Kelly muses on an exhibit at the Met
Andrew Sullivan | 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hooray for single mothers and Gillian Wearings celebration of them | Lola Okolosie Many people dont relate to the traditional family unit, and Wearings statue in Birmingham is simply a reflection of that factOn Wednesday, the Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing invited Birminghams citizens to celebrate A Real Birmingham Family.
The Guardian | 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The scariest thing about Halloween is seeing all the douchebags who think racial masquerade is okay I am not sure when it happened exactly, but some time in the recent past, Halloween stopped being a childrens holiday about candy and carving pumpkins. Today, Halloween is an ever more adult event, selling pumpkin-flavored cocktails and plastic sexy ebola
The Independent | 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ideas for 31 Oct -3 Nov Post your suggestions for subjects you'd like us to cover on Comment is freeWelcome to You Tell Us, the thread on which you can share your ideas for topics we should be covering right now on Comment is free. Which stories on today's news agenda particular
The Guardian | 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tim Cook is gay. But he needs to do more for LGBT rights than be 'out' | Steven W Thrasher The Apple CEO finally admitted that hes playing for our team. But will he really go to bat for us, or just lead a few cheers?Tim Cook came out Thursday sort of in Bloomberg Businessweek, which was probably the most appropriate venue for the Apple CEO to f
The Guardian | 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
No Relief For Americas Sickest State Sarah Varney covers Mississippi’s experience with Obamacare: There are wide swaths of Mississippi where the Affordable Care Act is not a reality, Conner Reeves, who led Obamacare enrollment at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, told me wh
Andrew Sullivan | 1 hour, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The first time I dressed in drag, I found both myself and the ugliness in others | Zach Stafford Whether I was a pretty girl, an ugly boy or something in between, there was nothing funny about a man putting his hand up my dressWhen I was 12, my dad bragged that, when he was a kid, boys that wore dresses were sissies, and sissies got beat up.At the ti
The Guardian | 1 hour, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Praise has its place in every classroom | Bim Adewunmi Whod be a teacher? The advice and reports come thick and fast the latest suggesting we should praise children lessLast March, I had the chance to nominate a former teacher of mine for a community award. Ms LC was my English teacher at secondary school, wa
The Guardian | 1 hour, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A day of difference for Comment is free | Joseph Harker On the final day of Black History Month weve given the section over to black contributors and it wont be a discussion about raceNotice anything different about the Comment section today? As an editor, I hope the answers yes. But part of me also hopes its
The Guardian | 1 hour, 39 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tim Cook coming out as gay publicly for the first time matters to young men like me I always knew that something was a little bit different about me. Im not your 'stereotypical' kind of guy that you will meet on the street. Though I do enjoy watching sports like football and tennis, I was never a sporty guy, but I did still go round with
The Independent | 2 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend