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Toronto's New Hot Power Couple: Steve and Rob

In a recent Toronto Star column, the normally staid columnist Tim Harper, was squealing like a starry-eyed political groupie. He breathlessly reported that Prime Minister Harper and Toronto Mayor Ford were spotted in Toronto. Together in public, embracing, for the first time, in a long time. OMG!
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LOOK: Blake Lively Goes Sheer

Blake Lively is a summer goddess! The actress, 25, wore a breezy grey tank with a bejeweled Burberry Prorsum pencil skirt at Tuesday’s New York premiere of "Turbo," starring hubby Ryan Reynolds. (Spe...
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Glamorizing Mistresses on TV Ignores Centuries of Sexual Oppression

In the North American context, mistressing has become a verb, a launching pad for reality TV careers, an entrepreneurial venture, and a sexually liberating medium for women. Ashley Dupre and Tiger Woods's many mistresses, most notoriously Rachel Uchitel and Jamie Grubbs have claimed their humiliating fame by being "kept women." Moreover, riding the mistress commodity and spinning on the BBC success of the dramatic series, Mistresses, ABC recently launched the American version of the same name starring 80s teen star Alyssa Milano and produced by Gossip Girl creator KJ Steinberg.