Follow Up of the Day: Gay Girl In Damascus Hoaxster Confesses

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Follow Up of the Day: As the saying goes: On the Internet, nobody knows you're not an openly lesbian blogger from Damascus.

40-year-old Tom MacMaster, an American from Georgia, confessed today to having fabricated the identity of A Gay Girl in Damascus blogger Amina Arraf -- an online persona he spent years cultivating.

"I never expected this level of attenti

This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day

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This Is Important, You Should Know About It of the Day: Openly lesbian Syrian blogger Amina Arraf, who fearlessly wrote about her country's political turmoil at A Gay Girl in Damascus under the nom de plume Amina Abdallah, was abducted last night by armed men while on her way to a meeting in Damascus.