Quickies 08/20/2012


Repeating the half-remembered frat house ramblings of his youth, Missouri senate candidate and noted forced-birth enthusiast Todd Akin claimed that, “First of all, from what I understand from doctors, that is really rare. If it is a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try and shut that whole thing down.” When he first heard this truthy factoid, I can only imagine it was prefaced with, “No way the kid’s yours, bro.”

Gay people are more likely than any other minority group to be victimized by violent crime, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

A Nevada couple found out at the worst possible time that their hospital doesn’t recognize their legal same-sex domestic partnership, which was supposed to grant them most of the rights of marriage.

Latest Onion lulz:“Cobb County Evangelical Hospital held its fifth annual Walk to Cure Gayness Sunday.”

Featured image depicts fictitious medical interventions designed by evangelical scientists to cure the gays, taken from the Onion article.

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  1. Gay people are more likely to be victimized by violent crime… if you reduce ‘LGBT’ to ‘homosexual’ and throw out the differences and intersectionalities in the LGBTQ community.

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