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The Briefing 05-30-13

1. Women are now the primary breadwinners in 4 out of 10 families

Nearly 40 percent of mothers are now the family breadwinners, report says,  The Washington Post (Brigid Schulte)

2. Young adults delaying marriage due to student loan debt

Will you marry me (and my student loan debt)?, USA Today (Susan Tompor)

3. Church of Scotland advancing cause of homosexuality slowly, but advancing nonetheless

A gay Rubicon, The Economist

4. Fast-growing new economy sector: gay retirement centers

The Gay Retiree Utopia, Businessweek (Mickey Rapkin)

5. Teens leaving the “social burden” of Facebook

How Teens Are Really Using Facebook: It’s a ‘Social Burden,’ Pew Study Finds, Huffington Post (Bianca Bosker)

Teens, Social Media, and Privacy, Pew Research Center

6. Top 50 commencement speakers – not one of them conservative

2013 College Commencement Speakers, US News & World Report

Commencement speakers: Conservatives need not apply, Miami Herald (Kevin Hassett)