[Content note for violence, misogyny, rape culture, homophobia.]
Isaac is now a Category 1 hurricane and heading toward New Orleans. Lots of info at the link.
Four U.S. soldiers were arrested for plotting to overthrow the government and assassinate President Obama. The leader of plot to attended the 2008 Republican Convention as a page. That party attracts the nicest bunch of people.
Speaking of nice people, Paul Ryan says rape is just another "method of conception." Just FYI: He's not nice. He's gross.
Pennsylvania Senate Candidate Tom Smith: Also gross.
North Carolina is now a toss up, slipping out of Romney's fingers. Oops. As of this morning, CNN has Obama with 237 electoral votes. HuffPo gives him 247. Both have Romney at 191. Nate Silver puts an Obama win at a 68.4% likelyhood. (Nate Silver is very precise.)
San Francisco's Bishop Cordileone, one of the men behind Prop 8, was arrested for driving under the influence this weekend, because family values.
An Equality Matters staffer went undercover at the weekend-long "It Takes A Family To Raise A Village" conference sponsored by NOM's anti-gay Ruth Institute.
Meanwhile, Rufus Wainwright married his partner Jorn Weisbrodt last week.
Here is a cool panel proposal for SXSW: Outsiders' Guide to Changing the World. You should vote for it.
Mad Monster Party hits Blu-Ray next week. Pre-order yours now!
Hey, book nerds! "Wanted: Bookstore-sitter. Sell books, feed cats, lodging included."
This is a real thing in the world. (Very NSFW.) "Caution: May crack tiles and more if dropped." Oof.
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