Quickies: 11/01/2013

The US Department of Homeland security’s new law which prevents families of undocumented immigrants from being separated does not extend to same-sex couples. 

The US Marine Corps advises spouse clubs operating on its installations that my hey must accept all spouses, regardless of sexual orientation. 

Anti-gay pastor steps down from performing the benediction at President Obama’s 2nd inauguration while Richard Blanco will be the youngest, and the first gay and Latino poet to read at a presidential inauguration.

On Azealia Banks’ homo/transphobic tweets, being a critical fan and speaking out.

Featured image is completely unrelated to any of the above posts but is a picture of an adorable cross-stitched Christmas present my friend received from his partner. Aww!

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Bip lives in Sydney, Australia, where she attempts to study how viruses work and hopes someone gives her a PhD for it. Apart from microscopic organisms, she also has a soft spot for animals, humans and robots. Bip was raised Muslim and female but is now skeptical of both.


  1. January 11, 2013 at 1:56 pm —

    It might just be me, but none of the links are working.

  2. January 11, 2013 at 2:10 pm —

    The links need a colon after the http at the beginning.

  3. January 11, 2013 at 5:13 pm —

    Thanks! All fixed. =)

  4. January 11, 2013 at 5:54 pm —

    Sorry! I only had the use of my phone to do this post, which was quite excruciating! I must’ve copied the URLs across wrong. Thanks Will!

  5. January 13, 2013 at 2:56 pm —

    Why can’t we just get away from the rediculous pratice of a benediction any way?

    And more proof that DOMA can’t end soon enough.

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