Such an analysis demonstrates a number of things: that, contrary to much recent scholarship on homosexual identities and relationships in the early modern period, long-term partnerships did exist, although they were unorthodox; and that, like other royal favourites, the Chevalier de Lorraine maintained his position at the top of a powerful court hierarchy through both the support of his family and a prominent patronage network. Patronage in particular is examined, citing both usages of clientage and brokerage, as the chief means for self-enrichment and survival at the court of France in this period. He left behind a widow and a son, but also a significant male favourite, with whom he had shared his life for nearly forty years: Philippe, Chevalier de Lorraine.
At first it was a lot of enormous media potentates crashing to earthfollowed by a bunch of lesser despots and lords, many employed in the media industries too, and it soon expanded to include half the men in Hollywood and ancillary trades like politics. The accompanying din was the clamour of pundits those who hadn't yet been felled themselves attempting to explain what had happened — then re-explain, then explain some more — because the picture kept changing: soon the not-so-powerful were under fire too freelance writers and experimental novelists were among those anonymously charged in an online listand it was becoming unclear whether it was "toxic masculinity" or masculine panic we were talking about. Every revolution has its weapons of choice.
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Updated August 12, Institutional child sex abuse is only the tip of the iceberg, and unless we realise that the vast majority of abuse occurs within the family home, we have little hope of removing it from our society, writes Sarah Dingle. When it comes to conversations about child sexual abuse, it's sometimes a race to see who can get the most outraged first.
New research shows more promise for using AIDS treatment drugs as a prevention tool, to help keep uninfected people from catching HIV during sex with a partner who has the virus. There were no infections among gay men who used a two-drug combo pill either daily or just before and after sex with someone with HIV, one study found. In a second study, no uninfected men caught the virus if they had sex only with a partner whose HIV was well suppressed by medicines.
You know Joe, right? The guy who wrote Basic Instinct and Showgirls and Flashdance and a whole lotta crap for which he was paid inexplicable millions? I know he loves me and only me.
Opening on a new day, Lt. Karl Agathon rushes through Delphi on his own, having left the Number Eight - "Caprica Sharon" - behind to escape on his own. When he finds her again, he raises his sidearm at her.
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The Brooklyn Rail is participating in the Venice Biennale. This was the hardcore version, for which visitors lined up around the block, shown two years after its soft-core counterpart at the Biennale di Venezia in The most recent iteration of Made in Heaven —currently on display in uptown Manhattan through January 21, —includes the infamous series of oil-based inks mechanically painted on large canvases, in addition to a single ultra-kitsch glass sculpture titled Violet-Ice Kama Sutraall professionally editioned likenesses previously shown at one of the two preceding exhibitions. The works were fabricated between and