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WorldPride In New York City

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World Pride Arrives In New York City, 50 Years After The Stonewall Riots

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Lesley Gore and producer Quincy Jones at work in the studio. The two collaborated on "You Don't Own Me" and a handful of other 1960s hits. Donaldson Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'You Don't Own Me,' A Feminist Anthem With Civil Rights Roots, Is All About Empathy

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Though women superheroes play big roles in Avengers: Endgame, a "defeminized" fan edit of the movie minimizes screen time for most of them. It completely cuts out all scenes with Captain Marvel (Brie Larson, center left). Marvel Studios hide caption

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'Avengers,' But Make It Without Women, Or Men Hugging, Or Levity In General

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Franco Zeffirelli pictured above in New York in October 1974. Jerry Mosey/AP hide caption

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Franco Zeffirelli, Creator Of Lavish Productions On Screen And Stage, Dies At 96

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Eric Carle and his most famous creation, during a 2009 appearance on the Today show. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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A Very Happy 50th Birthday To 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'

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Movie Productions In Georgia May Stop Over State's Abortion Law

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Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' Sets Record For Most Expensive Work By Living Artist

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Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87

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William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter, Dies At 87

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"I Am Woman" singer Helen Reddy performs in 1970. Ian Dickson/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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You're Gonna Hear Them Roar: 'I Am Woman' Is An Anthem Beyond Its Era

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Assistant chef Michael Monteleone puts a finishing touch on cannabis-infused vegetable tarts. As more states legalize the use of recreational marijuana, the California chef is aiming to elevate haute cuisine to a new level. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Haute Pot: How High-End California Chefs Are Cashing In On Marijuana

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Madonna at the 1984 MTV Video Music Awards, where her racy performance of "Like a Virgin" caused an uproar. New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Like A Virgin' Lives On, A Winking Anthem For Women Getting Married

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Brady Bunch House Goes On The Market For $1.88 Million

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