WHAT'S in an epithet? It would seem that the social currency of homophobia is disappearing quickly. But lest you get too optimistic, a new site has the numbers in, and they don't look great. See for yourself: NoHomophobes.com has a real-time tracker of homophobic language on Twitter.
A Professor Tried To End a Flirty Email Exchange With a Young Woman. Then She Threatened to Blackmail Him.
When the grad student threatened to publicize their embarrassing correspondence, he reported her. But the university decided he was the villain.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
The government's surveillance of Carter Page might not have been improperly motivated, but it was still seriously flawed.
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