The Daily Beast's Best Longreads - August 9-15
Chadwick Moore - Out Magazine
Many cheer the newfound courage for people who feel they can now come out. Meet the women who are left to start over after their husbands come out.
Peter Kornbluh & William M. Leogrande - Mother Jones
Secret messages, a pope, and artificial insemination? Things got pretty wild in the historic negotiations about ending the frosty relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
Rukmini Callimachi - the New York Times
Rape has not only been codified by ISIS as a permissible act, but has turned into a recruiting tool.
Paul A Jargowsky - The Century Foundation
Decades of bad decisions and planning have exacerbated and hardened already divided racial lines in U.S. urban centers.