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The intimacies of shower sex

Sex on Tuesday

The pure intimacy of sharing a shower can also bring a false kind of connection between two strangers — one that mimics the closeness felt in relationship sex but lacks the deep meaning partners might share.
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Swallowing my pride


Pride is a political statement. But it’s also more than that. It’s about surviving against the odds. It’s about celebrating and showing support for the LGBTQ+ community.
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Toward a Berkeley where all residents feel safe

CITY AFFAIRS: Recent police reforms in Berkeley mark significant progress in public safety, should be only the beginning of transformative change

Reforming an institution rooted in a legacy of state-sanctioned racial violence will take a paradigm shift, both in police culture and public attitude.
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