Culture

April 28, 2014

37 of 40 Straight British Men Have 'Cuddled' With Another Man
4:33 PM

In a new peer-reviewed paper, a pair of English sociologists show that British men are surprisingly comfortable touching teach other.

Why Do Great Writers Stop Writing?

The tragic epilogue of Harper Lee.

Watch: The Brutal Ageism of Tech

The pimply and young are receiving millions from venture capitalists. Why is experience a negative in Silicon Valley? 

An Open Letter to Everyone Who Says That Jamie Lannister Is Irredeemable
10:04 AM

Game of Thrones is asking you what kind of person you are. The answer isn't as straightforward as you think. 

April 27, 2014

We've Been Told that Different Languages Create Different Worldviews. They Don't.
8:00 PM

It’s not language that makes people different, but the culture associated with the language.

Affirmative Action Fail: The Achievement Gap by Income Is Twice the Gap by Race

Affirmative Action has failed us as a useful took to correct inequal educational opportunity.

Why Are Americans More Accepting of Gays and Lesbians Than Bisexuals and Cross-Dressers?
7:00 PM

Toward the end of act one of Harvey Fierstein's new Broadway play, “Casa Valentina,” the play's dramatic instigator, Charlotte, tries to convince the other cross-dressers staying at the Catskills resort to sign statements proclaiming they are not hom

The NBA Will Ditch Racist Owner Donald Sterling
6:33 PM

The NBA will find a way to force racist Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling out, because the players are the ones in-charge now.

April 26, 2014

Hillary Mantel: This Is What It's Like to Be on the Receiving End of a Hate Campaign
8:00 PM

The double Man Booker–winning novelist on writing for the stage, finishing her Tudor trilogy, and the perils of being a woman in the public eye.

Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy
8:00 PM

If we blame Helen for the Trojan War, what does it say about us?

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