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New York's Child Marriage 'Ban' Still Doesn't Protect Girls

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New York has joined a growing list of U.S. states that have restricted child marriage. But a new law leaves room for young people to wed ― and to face the risks that come with children becoming married.

Kevin Hart Laughs About One of His Most Hated Performances

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Do not mess with crab fest attendees. That’s one of the lessons that came out of Kevin Hart’s recent appearance on “Oprah’s Master Class.

NYC's First Transgender Firefighter Appointed Grand Marshal Of Pride March

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Brooke Guinan, New York City’s first openly transgender firefighter, is about to take on another inspiring role: a grand marshal in this year’s NYC Pride march.

The 29-year-old Brooklyn native has marched in the event every year since coming out as a trans woman nearly eight years ago while working as a firefighter for the New York City Fire Department.

Yale Dean Who Called People 'White Trash' And 'Low Class' On Yelp Leaves Position

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A Yale University dean has left her position following outrage among students when insulting reviews on her personal Yelp account surfaced last month.

Artists Defend Shakespeare In The Park, Because Political Theater Matters

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As critics denounce a Trumped-up version of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar,” actors, writers and illustrators are pledging their support for one of New York City’s most beloved cultural attractions.