The Fathers Project Imagines a Radical World Where HIV/AIDS Never Happened

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While we’re now able to look back and see, statistically, how the earliest days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic devastated the North American queer community, it’s impossible to quantify the impact that lost generation of lives could have had on the world had they lived. Leo Herrera’s The Fathers Project web series imagines…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-fathers-project-imagines-a-radical-world-where-hiv-1831984203

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Drops Watchmen Fire in Response to Criticism

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House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) won the race for New York’s 14th congressional district by leading with her democratic socialist politics and running on a progressive platform advocating for an increased marginal tax rate on the wealthy and universal healthcare. Much to the surprise of her new…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/congresswoman-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-drops-watchmen-f-1831675433

Trump’s Absurd Game of Thrones Poster Is Now Real and Making Appearances at Meetings

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Careful, trademark infringement lawsuits may be coming. Even though HBO has already warned President Donald Trump to stop using Game of Thrones imagery to stoke fear and hate, he’s doubling down by turning his November 2018 meme poster into a real, tangible item. Accomplishing, well, who even knows at this point.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/trumps-absurd-game-of-thrones-poster-is-now-real-and-ma-1831435022

Andy Serkis Doing Gollum as a Brexit-Hungry Theresa May Is the Last Thing You Will See Before You Die

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Things have not been going too swell for British Prime Minister Theresa May as of late. After a majority of ministers within the House of Commons voted to find the British government in contempt of Parliament (for the first time in history) for not publishing details about May’s much-maligned Brexit plan that was…

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/andy-serkis-doing-gollum-as-a-brexit-hungry-theresa-may-1830991462

Super Drags’ Bawdy Queer Humor Is an Important Political Statement

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Even though the advertisements for Netflix’s latest superhero series, Super Drags, are all drenched in oversaturated colors and sparkles, there’s a reason the network has been so bullish about drawing attention to the show’s parental advisory warnings. For all the homages to classic hero cartoons like the PowerPuff

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/super-drags-bawdy-queer-humor-is-an-important-political-1830542152

HBO Would Like Donald Trump to Stop Using Game of Thrones Memes to Stoke Fear Ahead of Elections

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Days ahead of the U.S.’s important midterm elections, Donald Trump has continued on his crusade to stoke fear in the hearts of the country’s conservatives with blatant lies and racism. Today, that took the form of a Game of Thrones meme that HBO is none too pleased about.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/hbo-would-like-donald-trump-to-stop-using-game-of-thron-1830183295