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We Are All Sonali

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Soraya Chemaly

Today 27-year-old Sonali Mukherjee will have surgery to help reconstruct her face. It melted nine years ago, leaving a painful mask in its place, after three young men poured acid on her while she slept. This was their response to her fending off their relentless sexual advances.

The Zombies of Summer

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 08.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

As the homophobes and religious bullies lose ground in public opinion, they lash out in ever more extreme ways. But we cannot let ourselves chase the loons down every rabbit hole.

GOP Spokesman Who Made Acid-Hurling Remarks Resigns

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

Jay Townsend, campaign spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.), has resigned after writing a Facebook comment calling for supporters to "hurl some ac...

GOP Spokesman: 'Let’s Hurl Some Acid At Those Female Democratic Senators'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

A spokesman for Rep. Nan Hayworth (R-N.Y.) is facing criticism after advocating violence against female Democratic senators in a Facebook post. Ja...

McIlroy Bashes Commentator On Twitter

AP/The Huffington Post | By SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 09.27.2011 | Sports

KILLARNEY, Ireland (Associated Press) -- Rory McIlroy showed his temperamental side after blowing an early lead and double-bogeying the 18th hole Thur...

New York Election Results: Chuck Schumer Defeats Jay Townsend In 2010 Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has eased to a third term over a little-known Republican challenger in New York. The Associated...

Chuck Schumer Defeats Jay Townsend In New York Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has eased to a third term over a little-known Republican challenger in New York. The Associated...

NY-Gov: 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (YouGov 10/28-31)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/28-31/10; 578 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov release) New York 2010 Governor 56% Cuomo (D), 29% Paladino (R) (chart) 2010 Senate (S...

NY-Sen: 57% Gillibrand (D), 37% DioGuardi (R) (Siena 10/27-30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Siena 10/27-30/10; 603 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Siena release New York 2010 Governor 58% Cuomo (D), 33% Pa...

NY-Sen: 56% Gillibrand (D), 36% DioGuardi (R) (SurveyUSA 1-/25-28)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA for the White Plains Journal News, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, and WGRZ-TV 10/25-28/10; 544 likely voters, 4.3% margin of error Mode: ...

NY-Sen: 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (YouGov 10/28)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

YouGov 10/25-28/10; 826 likely voters Mode: Internet (YouGov) New York 2010 Senate 59% Schumer (D), 35% Townsend (R) (chart) 57% Gillibrand (D), 33...

NY-Gov: 55% Cuomo (D), 35% Paladino (R) (Quinnipiac 10/18-24)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/18-24/10; 672 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Quinnipiac release New York 2010 Governor 55% Cuomo...

Schumer, Townsend In Heated Debate

NY1.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Senator Charles Schumer and Republican opponent Jay Townsend took part in their first and only debate of the campaign season Sunday, with each taking ...

NY-Sen: 56% Gillibrand (D), 38% DioGuardi (R) (Marist 10/18-20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Marist 10/18-20/10; 505 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Marist release New York 2010 Senate (A) 63% Schumer (D),...

NY-Sen: 59% Schumer (D), 31% Townsend (R) (Rasmussen 10/19)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/19/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release New York 2010 Senate 59% Schumer (D), 31% Townse...

NY-Sen: 60% Gillibrand (D), 31% DioGuardi (R) (Siena 10/14-18)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Siena Research Institute 10/14-18/10; 647 likely voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews Siena release New York 2010 Governor 6...

NY-Sen: 50% Gillibrand (D), 25% DioGuardi (R) (NYTimes 10/10-15)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York Times 10/10-15/10; 943 registered voters Mode: Live telephone interviews New York Times release New York 2010 Senate (A) (chart) Registered...

NY-Sen: 67% Schumer (D), 27% Townsend (R) (Angus Reid 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angus Reid Public Opinion 10/5/10 - 10/7/10; 500 registered voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Online survey panel (ARPO PDF) New York 2010 Senate 6...

NY-Gov: 57% Cuomo (D), 34% Paladino (R) (SurveyUSA 10/5-7)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA / WABC / WHEC / WNYT 10/5-7/10; 627 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (SurveyUSA release) New York 2010 Governor 57%...

NY-Sen: 55% Gillibrand (D), 34% DioGuardi (R) (Quinnipiac 10/1-5)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Quinnipiac 10/1-5/10; 1,141 likely voters, 2.9% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Quinnipiac release) New York 2010 Senate (B) 55% Gi...

NY-Sen: 50% Gillibrand (D), 40% DioGuardi (R) (PPP 10/1-3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public POlicy Polling (D) 10/1-3/10; 592 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (PPP release) New York 2010 Senate (B) 50% Gillibr...