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Dan Savage is a writer, activist, and TV personality best known for his political and social commentary, as well as his honest approach to sex, love and relationships. Savage is the author of: American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics; The Commitment: Love, Sex, Marriage and My Family; Skipping Towards Gomorrah: The Seven Deadly Sins and the Pursuit of Happiness in America (Lambda Literary Award for Nonfiction); The Kid: What Happened When My Boyfriend and I Decided to Get Pregnant (PEN West Award for Creative Nonfiction); and Savage Love. He co-authored How to be a Person. The Kid was adapted into an Off-Broadway play and has recently been optioned for film. Savage is the Editorial Director of The Stranger, Seattle's weekly alternative newspaper, and his writing has appeared in widely in publications including The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Rolling Stone, The Onion, and Salon.com. Savage is also a contributor to Ira Glass's This American Life. "Savage Love" is syndicated in newspapers and websites throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. In 2010, Savage and his husband, Terry Miller, launched a YouTube video meant to offer hope to bullied LGBTQ youth. The It Gets Better Project has become a global movement, inspiring more than 50,000 videos. Savage and Miller co-edited the It Gets Better book, published in March 2011. In 2012, the It Gets Better Project received the Governors Award at the Creative Arts Emmys. Savage grew up in Chicago and now lives in Seattle, Washington with his husband and their son, DJ. Photos by LaRae Lobdell.
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    • Love, Sex, Marriage, and My Family
    • Written by: Dan Savage
    • Narrated by: Richard Powers
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 2011-06-27
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    • What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant
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    • Release date: 2013-07-11
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    • Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics
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    • Release date: 2013-05-28
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    • An Essay from Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me
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