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The Gentrification Myth
GENTRIFICATION, that once-wonky, now-common concept, is a term freighted with moral urgency, resentment, and guilt, because almost nobody in a high-cost city can avoid it. You’re either suffering its effects or inflicting them, often both at the same
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Call Every Man You Date “My Husband.” Trust Me, They Love It.
EXACTLY one year ago, a passionate Twitter debate burst forth over the term partner—can straight people use it to describe their significant others, or must they stay in their lane and stick to boyfriend and girlfriend? The discussion was short-lived
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Dressing For A Wound
HOW DO YOU DRESS for your mastectomy? The surgery itself is easy, actually. During the cutting, you’re wearing nothing at all, unconscious and strapped to a table in a martyr’s pose, arms out in a T, while an OR crew that looks like the cast of a rea