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Gay Shame Revisited: How Traveling to East Africa Sent Me Back Into the Closet

When I travelled, I stopped being myself.

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When I Flew to Australia for a Man Who Didn’t Like Me

I liked him as soon as we met in a red-lit hostel dorm in springtime Berlin.

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Here’s How the World Has Sex While Traveling

Vacation sex is about having fun, but sometimes, things get a little complicated.

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Inside the Modernized Polygamous Marriages of Senegal

I asked, “How is dating Senegalese men?” They literally stopped in their tracks.

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Modern Nomads: Why the Smartest Among Us Wander

“I’ve frankly never considered not traveling.”

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Travel

I Didn’t Get an Amtrak Residency, So I Tried an MTA Residency Instead

I rode the F train from its first stop in Jamaica to its last, Coney Island.

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Berlin Is the Toughest City in Europe for Single Girls

People don’t talk to each other in bars and clubs?

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Entertainment

This NYC-Themed Japanese Vitamin Water Commercial Is Totally Bonkers

Featuring music by Heems (from Das Racist) as he loses his mind. NEW + YORK = NEW YORK  I don't understand this commercia…

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Entertainment

Amy Poehler’s Brother Is the Star of a Hilarious Swedish Sitcom

Greg Poehler's semi-autobiographical show, which Amy exec produces, is the former lawyer's first acting role.  Greg P…

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Entertainment

Meet the Humanitarians of Tinder, Saving the World One Dating Profile at a Time

Starring that girl you know from college who spent a month in Ghana. Everyone wants to present themselves well on their dating pro…

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Love & Sex

Some Wildly Inaccurate Sexual Stereotypes Based on Which Country Your Lover Is From

"People often switch to their native language at the moment of climax." Travelers open themselves up to a world of new e…

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Entertainment

This Is the World’s Sexiest Gay Real Estate Ad

You're supposed to be checking out the house. 3-bedrooms? Check. 3 bathrooms? Check. 16 half-naked, bi-curious dudes stretched…

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Columns

No Translation Necessary: Tokyo In The Dark

"Whiskey?" she asked. She grabbed my arm and started gently rubbing my pinky finger.  For reasons I still have trou…

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News

Yet another person has a heart attack at the Heart Attack Grill, nation collectively rolls eyes

Aside from their delicious menu, the big thing Las Vegas' Heart Attack Grill has going for them is their increasingly true-to-…

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Florida state representative rails against bill requiring handicap-accessible swimming pools

You know what really grinds Rep. Allen West's (R.-Fla) gears? Things that make people's lives easier by enabling them to d…

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Japan clamps down on cat cafés… wait, what?

Here's a good rule of thumb: If you can imagine it, it exists in Japan. While American coffeehouses of a certain bohemian stri…

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Dutch airline KLM allows passengers to choose seatmates based on their Facebook profiles

If you're one of those awful, annoying people who thinks flying is a social experience and feels the need to point out every s…

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Shakira assures concerned fans she’s okay after being attacked by sea lion

Be honest: when you woke up this morning, did you think that you'd see a headline about an early aughts-era celebrity assuring…

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Check out which word was declared the “best English gift to German language”

  A group of language experts in Germany have declared "shitstorm" to be the nation's "Anglicism of the Ye…

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England’s robo-cops will take your picture and then yell at you

"Pics or it didn't happen!" As you may know, England loves itself some surveillance. In 2009 London alone had about …

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