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I’m Gay, And I Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

Pic: The FederalistGay marriage has gone from unthinkable to reality in the blink of an eye. A recent Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that support for gay marriage is now at 61 percent—the highest it’s ever been. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case that many court-watchers believe will deliver the final blow to those seeking to prevent the redefinition of marriage. By all measures, this fight is over. Gay marriage won.

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23 Things You’ll Only Know If You Work Multiple Jobs

 All multiple job working people are hard-working BOSSES.

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Goodbye Red Bull, Here's The New Club-Mate Drink

 Almost every venue in north Brooklyn now stocks an exotic-looking bottled beverage with a mysterious gaucho on its label. Peter Meehan, editor of food magazine Lucky Peach, tweeted a picture of it ten days before pop star Sky Ferreira Instagrammed the label, calling it “THE BEST THING TO COME TO THE USA SINCE THE BEATLES.” A recent issue of Bon Appétit gave it a short blurb, quoting a translation of the label’s cheeky copy: “One gets used to it.”

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Do You Know What Your Spouse Makes? 43 Percent Of Americans Don't

 In the constant struggle to balance family finances, many Americans have a problem: They don’t really know how much money their spouses are bringing home.

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Can You Teach People To Have Empathy?

 Empathy is a quality that is integral to most people's lives - and yet the modern world makes it easy to lose sight of the feelings of others. But almost everyone can learn to develop this crucial personality trait, says Roman Krznaric.

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New Questions About Why More Women Than Men Have Alzheimer's

 Nearly two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer's disease are women, and now some scientists are questioning the long-held assumption that it's just because they tend to live longer than men.

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Working In Singapore Vs Malaysia: Is The Grass Always Greener On The Other Side?

LAST week, the arrest of 35 Malaysians by Johor immigration for bypassing the customs checkpoint at the Johor-Singopore border by walking over the railway tracks to beat the causeway jam even though they had valid work permits puts the spotlight on the daily exodus of Malaysians to Singapore to earn a living. Are better career opportunities really the main reason for Malaysians choosing to endure the daily torturous commute?

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Court's Gay Marriage Ruling Reflects New Dimensions Of Freedom

Pic:APThe Supreme Court's recognition Friday of a fundamental constitutional right to same-sex marriage was a huge step forward not just for gay and lesbian Americans, but for a nation that has steadily expanded its concept of equality under the law.

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'My Hijab Has Nothing To Do With Oppression. It's A Feminist Statement'

Not all Muslim women cover their bodies. Not all Muslim women who do are forced to do so. Like freelance writer Hanna Yusuf, who chooses to wear a hijab in a daily act of feminism.

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What Every Parent Needs To Know About Dry And Secondary Drowning

Pic: Trinette Reed

In a harrowing 2014 blog post, writer Lindsay Kujawa described her family's brush with secondary drowning after her son, Ronin, slipped into the water for maybe 20 seconds at a pool party. At first he seemed fine, if a bit shaken. But hours later, Ronin was being rushed to the hospital in an ambulance while his mother helplessly watched his oxygen levels fall. Though he recovered, Kujawa wrote that she was "forever changed since this happened."

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