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A BRIEF HISTORY OF MY EXPERIENCES IN THE PUBLIC RESTROOMS OF NORTH CAROLINA

During the Great North American Blizzard of 1996, while I was stranded for several days in the Greyhound Bus Terminal in Charlotte, I masturbated out of boredom to an L.L. Bean catalogue. Continue reading




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A Letter from Mayberry: The South Versus the GOP

Lawrence Benner takes a look at the place of his birth, North Carolina, and where it fits into the political and cultural landscape of The South in 2013.




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I Sell The Shadow: Civil Wars at the Met

Two Civil War shows at the Met make Jennifer Kabat wonder how the unspeakable nature of war gets translated into art. And what we gain and lose.




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Marching Matters: Why the Pride March is Your March Too

When the men and women of the LGBT community first marched in 1970, little did they know they were marching for more than their own rights.




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Social Conservatives: Impeding Progress Since 1776

“On every major issue in the annals of this country, the social conservatives have been in the wrong,” writes Greg Olear. “Every issue, every time.”




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