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Quickies: 09/26/2012

French President François Holland has called for the global decriminalization of homosexuality before the United Nations. *\o/* I think the worst thing about this story is that the plaintiffs’ photo was being used to discredit progressive Republican candidates (both of whom subsequently lost their primaries). Hope Public Advocate enjoys their …

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Quickies 09/21/2012

Australian House of Representatives and Senate both reject federal marriage equality bills. Oklahoma asshole judge cites DNA as reason for denying legal gender ID change to trans* people. Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) in the US. A year later, partners and …

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Here there be quickies: 09/19/2012

So, I guess Chick-Fil-A has decided to be incrementally less reprehensible. Waffle fries all around? A strong candidate for “best thing you will see today that you wish didn’t have to exist”: Irregular Gentlewomen‘s Interactive Feminist Bingo Card. Another strong candidate for same: new iPhone app designed to help trans* …

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QUICKIES 09/17/2012

Some good news for abortion rights: The ninth circuit has ruled that an Idaho woman who ordered RU-486 off the internet to terminate her pregnancy cannot be prosecuted for obtaining an “unlawful abortion.”  It’s good to know that some in the judiciary still see the problem with prosecuting a woman …

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Quickies: 14/09/12

A response to Barney Frank’s Log Cabin Republicans comment, why Uncle Tom is an inappropriate analogy, for several reasons. As councils across Ireland vote on marriage equality, South Dublin City Council is the latest to vote in favour of civil marriage for same sex couples. Following Dublin City Council’s vote …

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Quickies: 08/15/2012

Presented without comment: (S)he’s Got the Look: Gender Stereotyping of Robots. And because one of your editors loves you all very, very much, here is a link to the full article. Owldolatrous takes down Bryan Fischer’s “underground railroad” idiocy. So The Price Is Right is finally getting with the directed-at-men …

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Eek! Late to the party!

How could I have forgotten Draw Mohammad day? Argh! Here’s my entry in the name of all the people injured, imprisoned and killed for drawing a picture of a dude whose been dead for 14 centuries.                         Link to …

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