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LGBTQ truckers talk embracing identity and finding community over thousands of miles

Long-haul truck drivers already face plenty of dangers on the road, but if you also happen to be a gay couple or a trans woman emerging from the cab at a gas station or rest stop, these can potentially expand to discrimination, violence, and hate.
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Synchronize your watches

Time zones are a recent invention. It used to be that local time was different everywhere. Each village had its own high noon. Factories required synchronization, so that workers would all show up at the same time (which probably led to the alarm
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Miss America will scrap the swimsuit portion, devastating the bro community

Miss America, America's favorite shitshow of a competition, has decided to make a radical change. Gretchen Carlson, Former Fox News host and Chairwoman of the Board of Trustees of the Miss America Organization, announced Tuesday on Good Morning
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Your Local #SourceCon Chapter – a Community Expands to Local Reach

“If you build it, he will come.” Field of Dreams was always a favorite movie of mine, and this quote is referring to the baseball field a farmer built out in the middle of an open prairie was referring to...
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Meet NoFap, the Reddit community for people who want to stop masturbating

This post is part of Mashable's Masturbation Week. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of self-love. Most medical professionals generally consider masturbation to be a healthy, productive exercise.
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How to Effectively Engage Your Talent Communities

Building a talent community is a great step in pipelining talent. But, it’s just the first step. Once you get people to opt in, you have to engage them in a way that is segmented and regular. That’s not really...
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'Fornite's' community has crowned a king of dancing. And his name is Orange Shirt Kid.

Fortnite, the free-to-play competitive video game shooter, has become a cultural force in a very short period of time. And as of Sunday, one person has risen to rule it. You might not expect it from a game where 100 people descend on an island and
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There's a whole meme community that doesn't think Mark Zuckerberg is human

There's a whole subreddit poking fun at Mark Zuckerberg's supposed power complex.  The Facebook CEO is currently in some hot water for the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal, and the company has been a PR nightmare as people delete their
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Muslim communities and allies fight 'Punish a Muslim' day with #LoveAMuslim

For Muslim communities across the United Kingdom, March was a particularly frightening month.  Muslim homes and nonprofits began receiving letters declaring April 3rd "Punish a Muslim Day" in Britain. The letter detailed specific acts of
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Reddit bans communities under policy changes targeting illegal trades

Reddit is cracking down on community marketplaces.  The forth largest site on the web announced that it would ban transactions for illegal sales, including firearms, drugs, fake ID's, and sex on Wednesday. A post on r/Announcements states that

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