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For Orthodox Women, Getting a Divorce Can Take Years

November 10, 2013

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Tens of thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews of the Belz Hasidic  Dynasty take part in a wedding ceremony. (Uriel Sinai/Getty) BY HILLARY BRENHOUSE/Daily Beast For Orthodox women whose husbands are reluctant to grant them a religious divorce, the process of obtaining their freedom can drag out for years.   Last month, an FBI sting operation netted a […]

An old joke and Downtown Sacramento

October 31, 2013

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By CityFella Man walks by pet store and decides to come in. Once inside, he falls in love with a Parakeet who is singing in a large elaborate cage. The salesman says, he can talk too.    “Polly want a cracker? and the bird says cracker? This brings a big smile from the man and […]

Italy: Women ‘shop for men’ on new dating site

September 6, 2013

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The Local Italy Looking for an Italian boyfriend? A new social network is trying to overturn traditional Italian attitudes by giving women the chance to “shop for men”. The Local speaks to the founder to find out how it all works. In the last few years, cities such as New York and London have witnessed […]

Study: Men Want Women to Chip In on Dates, but Are Afraid to Ask

August 15, 2013

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\ Younger adults are more willing to share dating expenses When women debrief each other about their recent dates, one of the first questions that comes up is, “Did he pay?” Well, most men are still paying for dates, but wish women would pay sometimes too, according to a paper presented over the weekend at the American […]

Weiner comes Clean after Dirty

July 24, 2013

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Apologizing in advance. It get worse from here. Who is Carlos Danger? Is he a suave actor on a Spanish soap opera? Uhmmm no its our favorite Mayoral Candidate from New York City…. That’s right New York City.  Anthony ( let me show u somethin I’m proud of ) Weiner. Apparently Weiner couldn’t keep it in […]

Alec Baldwin homophobic slurs against a gay Daily Mail journalist not going away

June 29, 2013

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Alec Baldwin should be banned from using electronics. On Thursday, perturbed by a now-removed story on the Daily Mail’s website claiming his wife was tweeting during James Gandolfini‘s funeral in New York, he replied on Twitter about the (gay) journalist who wrote it: “I’m gonna find you, George Stark, you toxic little queen, and I’m gonna fuck … […]

Gay Marriage in California ( Two steps forward one step back)

June 27, 2013

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Photo Sac Bee Via Google Two Steps Forward California law did not have standing to appeal a federal district court ruling that struck it down. By doing so, the justices let stand the lower-court ruling that had found the ban unconstitutional. Standing via Wikipedia  There are three standing requirements: Injury: The plaintiff must have suffered or […]

His name is not Dick, or John its Dwayne

April 5, 2013

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Who remembers  WeinerGate and Anthony Wiener?   He was an  up and coming (no pun here) star within the  Democratic  party        The Congressman from New York career ended after several pictures of his Oscar Meyer Wiener went viral.   2011 wasn’t kind to other elected offices using their dumbphones.   A few pictures leveled an Atlanta […]

3 Signs Your Online Date Isn’t Actually Single

January 27, 2013

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Is the guy you met online already in a relationship? Here’s how to tell. You’ve joined an online dating site and are excited to meet new people and explore possibilities. Finally, you discover one person in particular with whom you have a lot in common and feel that wonderful bubbly sensation of looking forward to […]

No room for coat: Welcome to New York

January 24, 2013

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Jack Sproule tries out a fold-down bed in a 325 square foot model apartment at an exhibit called “Making Room: Models for Housing New Yorkers” at the Museum of the City of New York in New York. Sam Neuman jokes that he doesn’t casually throw off his coat when he gets home at night — it would […]

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