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  • A UK lawmaker just came out as pansexual. Here's what that means.

    Dan Kitwood / Getty Images Layla Moran, a UK lawmaker, came out as pansexual on Friday. She's the first pansexual member of Parliament, according to Pink News.  Moran told Pink News, an LGBTQ news website, that she has been in a relationship with a woman for over 6 months and later tweeted a selfie of the two of them.  Pansexuality, an identity that falls under the LGBTQ umbrella, refers to having an attraction to people of all genders.  Contrary to popular belief, pansexuality and bisexuality...

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  • Can a time machine offer us the meaning of life?

    We are continuing our discussion of Ted Chiang’s Exhalations. Today (and one day late thanks to the MLK holiday), I give some thoughts on the first short story of the collection, “The Merchant and the Alchemist’s Gate” and kick off the discussion for the second short story of the collection, the eponymous “Exhalation.” Previous editions [

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  • The Real Way to Prevent a Repeat of What Just Happened With Iran

    Rebuking Trump is not enough. Congress needs to define “imminence” for future administrations.

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