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NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

For Americans in the Sex Trade, Still Little Hope

Want to know how much sex with a teenager costs? Just ask Mimi. It cost her everything. Two years ago this month, I wrote a cover story that profiled the struggles of the 20-year-old from New Jersey who was two months into recovery after spending five grueling years in street-level prostitution, where the only so-called winners are pimps who earn big bucks off the backs of women and girls.

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Posted Feb. 9, 2011 | Comments: 12

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Is Mayor Nutter Losing the Gay Vote?

How could this be? As councilman, Nutter was instrumental in creating the law to extend benefits to domestic partners of city employees. Once mayor, he hired a director of LGBT affairs, and even raised a rainbow flag outside City Hall for Gay History Month last October.

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Posted Feb. 9, 2011 | Comments: 0

SCREEN

By Matt Prigge

The Roommate: Think Single White Female

A powerfully lame reworking of Single White Female, the film is re-imagined for spoiled collegiates. It stars Friday Night Lights’ Minka Kelly as a freshman in L.A. She lucks into sharing her room with Leighton Meester’s mysteriously chipper art student, who forges an immediate stranglehold on her roomie’s affairs.

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Posted Feb. 9, 2011 | Comments: 1

ARTS AND CULTURE

By J. Cooper Robb

At Arden, a Full Moon for the Misbegotten

Since 1988, the Arden Theatre Company has mounted works by everyone from Shakespeare to Sondheim, but never a play by Eugene O’Neill. His final work is at last welcomed to the Arden’s stage.

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Posted Feb. 9, 2011 | Comments: 2