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The 1975's singer bravely kissed a man at a Dubai concert to protest anti-LGBT oppression

Homosexuality is strictly forbidden in the United Arab Emirates.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven states that s known as one of the more tolerant places in the region. But that's not saying much.

The UAE has strict rules based Sharia law that strictly forbid homosexuality. Committing sodomy on a male is punishable by death. In Dubai, any homosexual sex act can be punished by up to ten years of jail time.

A few years back, the country attempted to ban any gay foreigners from entering the country and there are no official gay clubs or organization in the UAE.

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A post on the Murdered by Words subreddit is going viral for the perfect way a poster shut down a knee-jerk "double-standard!" claim.

It began when a Redditor posted a 2015 Buzzfeed article story about a single dad who took cosmetology lessons to learn how to do his daughter's hair.

Most people would see the story as something positive. A dad goes out of his way to learn a skill that makes his daughter look fabulous.

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Illustrator John Atkinson of Wrong Hands perfectly summed up the differences between Baby Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials in one brilliant cartoon, “anatomy of generations." His clever and funny take on generations is sure to bring a smile to your face no matter when you were born.

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In the U.S., the average consumer has more than enough clothes. So labels have to keep generating new styles and fashion trends to keep people consuming. If clothes didn't go out of fashion, think of how little each of us would spend on them.

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The dick pic phenomenon is one of the stranger outcomes of the Tinder era. A YouGov poll found that 27 percent of millennial men have sent one to a woman and 53 percent of women have received one. Of these women, a whopping 78 percent say they've received them without asking.

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Mother who died of cancer left a hilarious and poignant letter for her friends and family.

“I’m here. But no longer in the crappy body that turned against me.”

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Before she lost her life to breast cancer, Heather McManamy, 36, of McFarland, Wisconsin, wrote a final goodybye to her friends and family and gave it to her husband to post on Facebook after she passed away. It’s a life-affirming, funny, and poignant goodbye that’s also an instruction manual for how she’d like people to discuss her passing with her 4-year-old daughter, Brianna. McManamy’s views on her death are powerful without being sentimental. “Please, please, please do not tell Brianna that I am in heaven. In her mind, that means that I chose to be somewhere else and left her,” McManamy wrote.

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