QUICKIES 02/11/2013

QUICKIES 02/11/2013

Indiana High School students, parents and a teacher want a “traditional” prom that excludes all the queer kids. ‘”Homosexual students come to me with their problems, and I don’t agree with them, but I care about them. It’s the same thing with my special needs kids, I think God puts everyone in our lives for a reason.” Asked if she thought gays also “have a purpose in live[sic],” Medley responded, “No, I honestly don’t. Sorry, but I don’t.” Words fail.

Fox News illustrates traditional marriage article with a photo of two women kissing. Whoops!

Featured image is the one Fox news mistakenly used. AP summary is as follows: “Lela Mc Arthur, left, and Stephanie Figarelle, of Anchorage, Ak., pose for photos on the observation deck after their Valentine’s Day wedding ceremony at the Empire State Building, in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. The two women, who met at the University of Alaska, have become the first same-sex couple to be married at the Empire State Building. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)”

Ellen Degeneres takes on the Boy Scouts.

By Gender and by Age, an Unequal Recovery. Most new jobs have gone to men.

Yessenia is a graduate student studying to be a speech therapist with an emphasis on traumatic brain injuries. She spends far too much time correcting the wrong people on the internet, lifting heavy things and training her cats. She's a proud internet atheist and trolls only for the greater good.