(Ramadan has denied all allegations.) Ramadan has been a controversial figure in France for more than two decades—a kind of projection screen, or Rorschach test, for national anxieties about the “Muslim question.” Like Strauss-Kahn, he has often been depicted as a seducer, but the description has not been meant as a compliment: he has long been accused of casting a dangerous spell on younger members of France’s Muslim population, thereby undermining their acceptance of French norms, particularly those pertaining to secularism, gender, and sexuality.… continue reading »


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Here’s a short, delicious sounding message that’s perfect for a dating app: It’s basic human nature to love talking about yourself.… continue reading »


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That’s the promise from Bumble, an 8-month-old app that’s adding a new algorithm to grade users on metrics like engagement and, well, whether they’re demanding to see you naked.… continue reading »


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An example of a red flag would be if you found yourself on a date with someone who could not stop talking about their ex.… continue reading »


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