A super-PAC that appears to be financed by his mom has paid for $225,693 worth of pro-Turner ads.
Out of that shared truth, perhaps organically, the X-Men came to represent a grand up-scale version of the constructed families that LGBT exiles create for themselves in the real world. The Westchester School is its own New York house for runaways; the glamorous House of Xavier, with house mother Storm. Even the term ‘School for Gifted Youngsters’ has the right ring of fabulous defiance to it. It serves up some Ivy League realness; some eleganza mutante.
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I know I’m missing something when I keep my pen in my desk drawer. I type rapid-fire and engage in witty back-and-forth, writing on screens crowded with instant messages and blinking notifications. The recipient doesn’t fully occupy my thoughts. Nothing fully occupies my thoughts. Everything is scattered.