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The Briefing 08-22-16

Turkish wedding suicide bomber who killed 50 was just a child, between 12 and 14 yrs old The good, the bad, and the weird: What can we learn about humanity from the 2016 Olympics? The "queerest" Olympics ever? The unsettled conscience and uncertain future of LGBT sport The gender revolution arrives at the clothing store—but it's still organized male-female

August 22, 2016


Sexual Revolution

The Briefing 08-10-16

What the NIKE ad featuring a trans athlete tells us about the culture and ourselves The transgender revolution hits the Olympics … but not consistently College football and the sexual revolution: LGBT groups demand Big 12 deny BYU membership Deliberate childlessness celebrated: A really bad argument moves to the mainstream

August 10, 2016


The Briefing 08-05-16

The Good, the Bad, and the Olympic: The Olympics, then and now "Clemency, please, Mister President": President Obama's clemency order No longer a danger to himself or others? John Hinckley, who shot Pres. Reagan, released from psychiatric hospital. A pardon, seriously? Gov. Brown rejects pardon request of "model prisoner" — a Manson family murderer.

August 5, 2016


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