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Michael Lucas

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Anderson Cooper, At Last

(46) Comments | Posted July 3, 2012 | 2:50 PM

So Anderson Cooper has finally come out. That's great, it really is, but it's not exactly news -- at least not for a certain kind of person. For years Cooper has been living in a lavish glass closet. He never denied that he was gay, but he never confirmed it,...

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A Candle for Roman

(36) Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 4:55 PM

Dror Barak's hot body was barely cold when the online vultures came to pick at him.

I met Dror at a gym four years ago, when he came over to help me with an exercise that I was doing wrong; he was worried that I might hurt myself. By then...

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The Nukes of Hazard: Should Israel Strike at Iran While It Can?

(126) Comments | Posted April 9, 2012 | 10:57 AM

Six million Jews died in the Holocaust. Six million Jews live in Israel today, where the threat of another Holocaust grows greater by the day. But the world tells them to wait and trust.

As Iran grows closer to creating viable nuclear weapons, Israel has been criticized for suggesting that...

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The Hard Fall of the Arab Spring

(52) Comments | Posted November 16, 2011 | 8:24 PM

After decades in power, a brutal dictator in a Muslim country is dramatically deposed by a massive popular uprising. Sound familiar? Of course: that's what happened in Egypt and Libya this year, as part of what's known as the Arab Spring. But it's also what happened in Iran in 1979...

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Why Gay Youth Need More Out Public Figures

(29) Comments | Posted October 11, 2011 | 10:53 AM

Coming out is hard to do. Most things worth doing are. The first step, being honest with yourself about your sexuality, is often the hardest. But once you do that, your closet's nature changes from denial to deception. And there are fewer and fewer excuses today for staying there.


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