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STANDING OUT

Stonewall Football Club was established in 1991 as England’s first gay soccer club. Four-time champions at the International Gay Games and winners of continental competitions, it is Britain’s highest-ranking gay team and bills itself as “the world’s most successful gay football club.”
SHOOT FOR THE CEILING

An Oklahoma legislative committee overwhelmingly voted to ban Advanced Placement U.S. History class, persuaded by the argument that it only teaches students “what is bad about America.” Other lawmakers are seeking a court ruling that would effectively prohibit the teaching of all AP courses in public schools.
TO BE THE MEN WHO RAN 550 MILES

Londrelle Hall and Ray Mills set off on a grueling 550 mile run from Atlanta, Georgia, to Mike Brown’s memorial in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 3. After averaging 35 miles a day for nearly three weeks, the two finally reached their destination on a rainy Saturday afternoon, surrounded by a crowd of admirers.
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