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Babbitt

self-satisfied conformer to middle-class ideas and ideals. [Am. Lit: Babbitt]

Babbitt

anti-intellectual, bourgeois conformist. [Am. Lit.: Babbitt]
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While age differences between coupled women are not a topic often covered in most queer films, Babbit says that she "wanted to explore that because I think it is a very typical lesbian thing.
Sitting outside a Los Angeles cafe, her blue eyes intense and focused, the 29-year-old Babbit displays a confidence that belies her youth.
And unlike in Babbit's film, there are few refuges where queer teens can go when they get told they can't go home again.
Monarch Watch has been tagging butterflies since 1992 and its Monarch Way Station program has been around since 2006, doubling in size the last two years, Babbit said.
Mathew, who has starred in Gavin & Stacey, The Catherine Tate Show and Bad Education plays Raymond Babbit opposite Ed, of Downton Abbey, Outlander and Wolf Hall fame.
"When But Fm a Cheerleader came out, I received an NC-17 rating, and the movie had no nudity and very few swear words," says Babbit, who has directed dozens of successful TV series including Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Girls, Looking, and Gilmore Girls.
Babbit stages Cheerleader as a bright, "popped out" comedy, with bright colors and heavily stylized sets.
Watch this interview with authors Ted Coine and Mark Babbit about their book, A World Gone Social, for a taste of what's to come during #WorldStrategyWeek.
He lives with his protective pet Jack the rabbit (George Babbit) and a box of delightfully designed mechanical toys.
The enlarged entity will be led by MNNa[euro](tm)s co-founder and CEO Joel Babbit and owned jointly by the two companies.