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CALL ME NAIVE, BUT IT STILL DOES MY HEAD IN WHEN THINGS LIKE THIS HAPPEN: WESTERN CAPE VENUE ALLEGEDLY REFUSES LESBIAN WEDDING COUPLE.

This from Mamba Online: ” Leanne Brown-Waterson and her partner Christelle approached the Kilcairn farm wedding venue in the Riebeek Valley, near Wellington, last month brimming with enthusiasm for their upcoming nuptials.   They were initially welcomed and on the 2nd of March met with Kilcairn wedding planner Cara at the venue. The couple fell […]

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SHAMELESS MONEY MAKING OUT OF MISERY OF THE DAY: PADDY POWER, AN IRISH BETTING COMPANY RUNS ODDS ON WHETHER OSCAR PISTORIUS WILL WALK OR NOT.

The Independent continues: “The company had already caused outrage earlier this week by offering odds on the outcome of the premeditated murder trial – 7/4 for a guilty verdict and 2/5 for not guilty – with many Twitter users branding the gimmick ‘vile’ and ‘disgusting’. Now, the firm has gone even further, by offering losing […]

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SHERYL SANDBERG AND GETTY IMAGES TEAM UP TO CURATE THE LEAN IN COLLECTION TO MAKE STOCK PHOTOS OF WOMEN MORE EMPOWERING.

But Getty Images and Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In Foundation, aim to change all that. This, from BuzzFeed: ” ” Getty Images launched the “Lean In Collection” Monday in partnership with LeanIn.org, featuring more than 2,500 photos of female leadership in contemporary work and life. The project began when Pam Grossman, director of visual trends at […]

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