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Same-Sex Marriage Support Shows Pace of Social Change Accelerating

May 11, 2012

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By PETER BAKERPublished: May 11, 2012 WASHINGTON — When Bill Clinton was president, he waited until almost 1 in the morning in 1996 to sign a bill defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. He did not like it, but was unwilling to veto it 45 days before an election. Sixteen […]

Hymens, Sexuality, and Control

August 31, 2011

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Nawal Beauvoir* “A woman can never achieve her self-realization and bloom as a woman without having fully explored her sexuality, and having done so on her own terms and not those of society.” *** When I was in my early twenties, my dream was to become a modern, independent woman. What that meant for me […]

Hymens, Sexuality, and Control

August 31, 2011

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Nawal Beauvoir* “A woman can never achieve her self-realization and bloom as a woman without having fully explored her sexuality, and having done so on her own terms and not those of society.” *** When I was in my early twenties, my dream was to become a modern, independent woman. What that meant for me […]