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[Content note: Homophobia, racism, Nazi reference]

Happy Monday!

On Friday the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals lifted its stay on Prop 8, allowing same-sex couples in California to marry. Fuck yes!

On Saturday pathetic bigots filed a petition with the Supreme Court asking the justices to immediately halt the weddings. Desperation sad face.

On Sunday Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy denied the bigots their request. LOLOLOL! Whoops!

Gay video break: The Cookies: "I Want A Boy For My Birthday."

North Carolina will become the first state disqualified from a federal compensation program for the long-term jobless. Long live bootstraps!

Do you look like Hitler? If so, there may be a job for you at the History Channel. Silver linings, and whatnot.

Speaking of TV: It's pretty great that the Afghan War is now just a reality show.

Meanwhile: David Bowie has been offered a role on Hannibal. Cool. I guess?

Anne Rice is defending Paula Deen and her racist remarks. Okay, sure, why not?

Related: Experts estimate Deen has lost as much as $12.5M in earnings in recent weeks as retailers and partners cut her loose.

Don't worry, everyone, there is nothing wrong with the environment! Nothing at all!

Jim Kelly, the martial artist best known for his work in the 1973 Bruce Lee film Enter the Dragon, has died. He was 67.

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