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Ad Blocking: A Primer

There’s a lot of buzz right now around ad blocking. Depending on your perception, you might consider ad blocking a savior… or a growing problem. Both points of view are valid, to some degree. What appears to be a certainty, however, is that the use of ad blockers is expected to grow …

10 ways to get white teeth without a professional

Want a dazzling Hollywood smile but can't afford the dentist bill? Us too. Luckily, we spoke to award-winning hygienist and a trustee of the British …

The Revenant – Film Review

DiCaprio is dynamite in this overwhelming 1800s revenge tale<p>The story of the making of <i>The Revenant</i>, the new film by <i>Birdman</i>’s Alejandro G. Innaritu, …

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Kanye West’s ‘Monster’ re-enters iTunes chart after Adele raps Nicki Minaj guest verse

Adele showcased her rap skills for James Corden's 'Carpool Karaoke'<p>Kanye West‘s 2010 track ‘Monster’ is back in the iTunes chart after Adele‘s recent …

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Why Google Rejected This "Plus-Size" Ad Targeting Gmail Users

An email from the company defines "plus-size" and "curvy" as "negative physical attributes."<p>Earlier this week, Google Adwords rejected an ad geared toward Gmail users whose inboxes contained words like "curvy" or "plus-size," BuzzFeed reports.<p>On Jan. 14, online ad agency WordStream wrote about …

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Russian deputies want to ban public displays of affection between gay people

Russia’s parliament is considering a bill that would ban some couples from kissing or holding hands.<p>The bill comes up for discussion next week and would ban “public expressions of non-traditional relationships.” Any non-heterosexual couple caught hugging or kissing would face a fine. If said …

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Ads are annoying. So what does the ad industry do about it?

Ad-industry execs are well aware that ad blocking is bad for business. But they also know that consumers have whole-heartedly welcomed software that …

VIDEO: Gay couple tricks 'homophobic' pizzeria into catering their wedding

Memories Pizza in Indiana made international news when it announced that it would refuse to cater gay weddings. Now, a gay couple has tricked it into doing just that<p>A same-sex couple in Indiana have managed to get one-up on Memories Pizza, who made international headlines and sparked debate when …

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Chest Workout | 5 Exercises To Build The Upper Chest

The Upper region of the chest is by far the hardest area of the chest to build. The Middle and Lower chest are somewhat ‘easier’ to develop, due to …

I am a gay Yankee teacher in the South

After 21 years in a private school in Cambridge, I took a job in Virginia. It was not what I expected<p>When I start teaching writing and American literature at the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts and Technology (ARGS) in Petersburg, Virginia, I’m nearing fifty with twenty-one years …

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How a Marketing Agency Broke All the Rules to Become a Lifestyle Brand Beloved by Stars

You may have noticed celebrities such as Jay Z, Beyoncé, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and UFC champ Ronda Rousey wearing apparel emblazoned with the …

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The Best Snacks to Fuel Your Workout

You've got to have energy to have an effective workout, so let your pre-workout snack help you push yourself to do your best. What works for you the best will depend on when you eat your snack as well as any stomach sensitivity issues you have, but a good rule of thumb is to make your snack a mix …

Why can straight white men have sex with men without social consequences?

White men have more room to push sexual boundaries without being immediately being treated like they have a pathological problem<p>If I have learned anything in my life so far, it’s that the only group of people more obsessed with touching a penis than gay men is straight ones. Promise.<p>I began …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

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Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings Shares the Horrifying Comments and Threats She Gets

"I'm going to ... make [her] die a horrible, painful death."<p>In the debut episode of Jazz Jennings's TLC reality show <i>I Am Jazz,</i> there's a disturbing moment where two young men walk by her and call her "tranny freak." It's a jarring incident that takes place after viewers have witnessed Jazz going …

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Ten new marketing concepts your company needs to understand right now

The basics of marketing will, for the most part, stay the same but the landscape is continuously evolving. Technology is speeding everything up and companies who want to get the message out about their business need to constantly educate themselves on new trends. Here are ten key concepts you need …

The Bible Does Not Condemn Homosexuality. Why Does Franklin Graham Not Get This?

<i>The word "homosexuality" didn't even show up in English translations of the Bible until 1946, so why do we say the Bible condemns it?</i><p>Billy Graham's son is terrified that President Obama and a whole host of us have chucked out our Bibles in order to support marriage equality. This week he was at it …

This Father's Day, This Is What Queer Dads Want You To Know

Father's Day was first celebrated in 1910, and what it means to be a dad, in some ways, has shifted dramatically in the last century, along with our definition of family. Today families come in all sizes and shapes and so do dads.<p>To commemorate Father’s Day, we reached out to you— our readers—and …

Openly gay Dartmouth runner pays it forward

When Rex Woodbury arrived on Dartmouth College's campus, he worked hard to be the proverbial "straight" jock. He dated girls and played the part, …

I was a family man in my 50s when I finally came out of the closet

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide.<p>I have known for as long as I can remember that I am gay. Of course, I didn't always have a word for it, but I knew I liked other boys in ways boys weren't supposed to …

'I'm a gay man but married a woman'

<b>Decades ago when gay people faced ostracism and the threat of prosecution in the UK and other Western nations, many chose to marry and disguise their sexuality. But even with increased tolerance now some choose to take the same path.</b><p>Nick, who is in his 50s, has been married to his wife for 30 …

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Movie Review - The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

<b>The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Francis Lawrence.<br>Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, …