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OUT Ally of the Year: President Barack Obama
The repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” An end to the ban on transgender military service. The ongoing effort to create a more diverse judiciary. And marriage equality as a a constitutional matter. For all this, President Barack Obama was named OUT Magazine‘s Ally of the Year, and is the first President to appear on the cover of an LGBT magazine. Read OUT’s interview with the POTUS here.
Tech Tuesday: The Great Gift Guide for the Gadget Geek
The latest electronics are sure to bring joy to the lives of your gadget-geek friends and family members this holiday season. Consumer Reports has the ultimate guide to this year’s top techie gifts—from the FitBit Surge to the a wireless BBQ/Oven to the Apple iPhone 6s—perfect for enjoying your Texture reads.
#ThxBirthControl Takes Social Media by Storm
In an effort to “turn up the volume and turn down controversy,” The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy is asking women to share thoughts on everything that birth control makes possible for individuals and society using the hashtag #ThxBirthControl. Learn more in Texture, with Marie Claire’s “The Smart Girl’s Guide to Birth Control.”
Just for Texture Members, EARLY Access to Holiday Gifts & Seasonal Cookies
Two festive holiday issues are available today in Texture—before they hit newsstands. Check out Real Simple for 100 holiday gifts under $50, including finds for the foodie, the pet lover, the little ones, and more. Then indulge your sweet tooth with Country Living’s “Everything Guide to Holiday Cookies.” We’re talking Red Velvet Snowballs, Triple Chocolate-Hazelnut Cookies, White-Chocolate-Peppermint Blondies, and more.