In The News

[Content note: War, homophobia, violence, misogyny]

News and Whatnot:

University of Arizona published a cartoon promoting homophobic violence. The artist, DC Parsons, later issued the standard non-apology. I issued the following statement: Eat shit, DC Parsons.

NASA's Curiosity rover found more shiny objects on Mars.

The CIA is urging the White House to approve a significant expansion of the agency's fleet of armed drones.

According to a recent Gallup poll, 3.2% of American adults self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.

A judge in Northern Ireland has overturned a 1987 law prohibiting gay and unmarried couples from adopting.

Anti-abortion group Live Action created a fraudulent website purporting to offer late-term abortion services for "VIP women," in order to collect confidential medical information.

NBC has cancelled struggling sitcom Animal Practice. I almost feel sorry for Justin Kirk. Almost.

A Pew Hispanic Center poll finds that a majority of Latinos now favor marriage equality, 52 to 32 percent.

Here is some footage of Eric Stoltz in Back to the Future. Neat!

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