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[Content note: homophobia, terrorism, war, rape]

News and Opinions:

Scissor Sisters have announced they are taking an indefinite hiatus from music. Sad face.

The Syrian government says it will suspend military operations from Friday morning to Monday as part of a holiday cease-fire, but "reserves its right to respond" to attacks.

Elizabeth Taylor is now the top-earning dead celebrity.

Trans woman and West Point graduate Allyson Robinson will head Servicemembers Legal Defense Network and OutServe, a joint organization advocating for LGBT military personnel.

A Pennsylvania bill would reduce welfare benefits for women who cannot prove they were raped.

A federal grand jury has indicted the man who shot a security guard at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., on terrorism charges.

Meanwhile: A Kentucky jury acquitted two cousins of hate-crime charges while finding them guilty of kidnapping in a 2011 attack on a gay man.

John McCain is upset that Colin Powell has endorsed President Obama.

This shit is happening in my cubicle right now:

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