Quickies 08/14/2013

D’awww. Look how cute these guys are! And note that one of Revels’ shipmates took the picture. 😀

Do we have any French readers who can weigh in on whether this lawsuit is as spurious over there as it would be here? I mean, obviously everything under that hashtag is indefensible, but we have specific protections for both hate speech and for the hosts of offensive internet content.

Let the Russian-government-baiting begin: American runner Nick Symonds publicly dedicated his silver medal at Worlds to his queer pals at home. I guess we’ll see if they detain him when he tries to fly home!

Apparently girls all get Smurfette toys in their Happy Meals. Philip Cohen is mad about it. The title of his post is seriously the greatest.

Featured image from Sony Pictures.

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Rachel is a queer lady from Texas who currently resides in southeastern Wisconsin. She studied history at Texas A&M University and has spent more time than she cares to admit arguing social justice with junior Republicans. She volunteers with Planned Parenthood and enjoys knitting, media criticism, and comic book slash fiction.

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