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“Satanic Love” podcast explores challenges of polyamory and relationships

Like most people who’ve entered into a polyamorous relationship, Tiffany Boggins had questions about doing so with her husband. Unlike most people, she decided to explore the answers publicly.
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About Last Weekend: The best tweets from ComFest

This past weekend, Goodale Park filled with people — at least when it wasn’t,...
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Sketch in the City: PLOX #3

Wherein we discuss what geeks like to listen to
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Fashion: What Are You Wearing, Jerome Haygood?

Lifelong East Sider Jerome Haygood gets dressed from the feet up. For every shoe in his 200-pair collection, Haygood has a flannel shirt to match; if not, he makes it a personal mission to find one. But even with his impressive shoe collection, Haygood doesn’t consider himself a “sneakerhead.”
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The List: 14 people you see at every ComFest

One of the best (and worst?) things about ComFest is knowing exactly what to expect each year. Here are some of our favorites at the annual community festival.
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“Satanic Love” podcast explores challenges of polyamory and relationships

Like most people who’ve entered into a polyamorous relationship, Tiffany Boggins had questions about doing so with her husband. Unlike most people, she decided to explore the answers publicly.
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Things We Love: Picks from John Clift

It’s fair to say John Clift has his hands in more than modeling for the Ultimate Beer Run. But fresh off last month’s event in Columbus (and the run’s continued expansion east and west in the coming months), Clift’s in a running and drinking mood, as you can tell from his picks for this week’s Things We Love. For the full list, head to columbusalive.com.
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Sketch in the City: PLOX #2

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Beyond transitions: Stonewall Columbus transgender leader hopes conversation-shift from coming-out stories to bigger issues leads to more lasting change

Caitlyn Jenner’s interview and cover in the July issue of Vanity Fair has dominated the national conversation since hitting newsstands, and given the issues still facing the transgender community, the conversation isn’t close to over.
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Street Fashion: Crop it like it’s hot

I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again. The crop top is back and it seems that it is here to stay. Fashion icons like the Spice Girls and Gwen Stefani made them popular in the ’90s and early 2000s while Charli XCX and Miley Cyrus are bringing the crop top back for a new generation. Kalie and Maddeline have both embraced the crop top and did it in a way that doesn’t show a lot of midriff if that’s not your thing.
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Things We Love: Picks from Aiko Yonamine

As one of the volunteer organizers for Pecha Kucha, an informal gathering where creatives talk about 20 different images for 20 seconds, Aiko Yonamine must seek out interesting people to present at the event. (It runs every three months; the next one is Aug. 13.) That’s not much of a problem for Aiko, who admittedly doesn’t have trouble making new friends. “I swear it’s the Okinawan way in me,” she said, referring to ichariba chode, an Okinawan saying that means, essentially, though we meet once, we’re friends for life. It helps that Aiko typically carries Ume Plum Wine with her most places and offers it to new friends.
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