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After her father was caught cheating, her parents separated leading Syd and her brother to move to Miami with their mother. Syd and her brother grew up with the absence of their father, which resulted in a strained relationship with her father until today. Working deep undercover as Nina, she infiltrated the crime organization and was working her way to unmask Knox. During one of their operations in an attempt to meet the crime boss, an associate of Knox, Kobi Brunson, changes the plan leading Syd to get into a car with them which resulted into her getting kidnapped, tortured, shot and left for dead. Luckily, she survives and wakes up in a hospital only to find herself not only bruised and scarred, but having lost her child with Warren. Syd would continue her hunt to find Gabriel Knox, as she received intel that he was setting up shop and expanding in LA.
Societal attitudes towards same-sex relationships have varied over time and place, from requiring all males to engage in same-sex relationships, to casual integration, through acceptance, to seeing the practice as a minor sin, repressing it through law enforcement and judicial mechanisms, and to proscribing it under penalty of death. In a study, Gwen Broude and Sarah Greene compared attitudes towards and frequency of homosexuality in the ethnographic studies available in the Standard cross-cultural sample. They found that out of 42 communities: homosexuality was accepted or ignored in 9; 5 communities had no concept of homosexuality; 11 considered it undesirable but did not set punishments; and 17 strongly disapproved and punished. Of 70 communities, homosexuality was reported to be absent or rare in frequency in 41, and present or not uncommon in
Julia Rothman for BuzzFeed News. So I decide to wake the place up a little. The second dinner session has just let out, and the Rendezvous Lounge which is as tacky as it sounds is overflowing with lesbians. No Sheryl Crow, no Michelle Branch.