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Strippers and marriage TAGS: | | | | Louisville passed a highly restric­tive adult enter­tain­ment ordi­nance, which may put them out of busi­ness. Same-sex cou­ples could get mar­ried for the first time today in New York.

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The 10 most sexist jobs in America TAGS: | A Forbes’ sur­vey reveals the jobs with the high­est gen­der wage gap.

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Not Casey Anthony news TAGS: Her­Linked rants about the country’s Casey Anthony obses­sion and sug­gests sto­ries of actual importance.

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Happy first day, new UK president TAGS: | | Today marks Eli Capilouto’s first day as the new pres­i­dent of the Uni­ver­sity of Ken­tucky. We explore his legacy at the Uni­ver­sity of Alabama-Birmingham. Namely, a law­suit filed against him accus­ing him of gen­der discrimination.

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25-year-old Louisvillian accused of raping child TAGS: | | | | | A 25-year-old Louisvil­lian named Tony Craw­ford was arrested today and charged with third-degree sodomy and first-degree unlaw­ful trans­ac­tion with a minor.

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New York equal marriage bill passes 33–29 TAGS: | | | | | | At approx­i­mately 10:30 pm, Fri­day, June 24, 2011, New York became the sixth and most pop­u­lous state in the union to extend mar­riage rights to all. MOTHER FN A. Six down. Forty-four …Con­tinue read­ing →

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Update: New York Senate now debating some boring bill TAGS: | | | | | | | The livestream video of the New York State Sen­ate def­i­nitely works. They’re now debat­ing S4BOR, spon­sored by Sen. Berry Bor­ing, which estab­lishes the NYAWN2011 act. The NY Sen­ate tweeted that …Con­tinue read­ing →

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BREAKING: New York Senate to vote on equal marriage bill tonight TAGS: | | | | | | | BREAKING: New York Sen­ate to vote on equal mar­riage bill tonight. Sen­ate major­ity leader Dean Ske­los just announced that the equal mar­riage bill will indeed come to a vote tonight. Watch the sen­ate vote LIVE from HerLinked.

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