Quickies: 04/01/2013

Tammy Baldwin, the first out and openly gay Senator of Wisconsin has been sworn in. Watch the video footage here.

Many gay couples marry in Maryland as the new marriage equality law took effect in the new year.

Bank of America is fined $7,500 for refusing a mortgage loan to a lesbian couple.

Five men are charged with murder in the Indian gang rape case.

A late night pizza run turns into an uplifting story when customers and vendor alike stand up for a couple being harassed by a homophobe. No pizza for you! Thanks to reader Mary for the link.

Bands, fans and gender: an essay.

Featured image is of Tammy Baldwin being sworn in, from Towleroad.

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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.

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  1. January 4, 2013 at 12:50 pm —

    When I saw Columbus, OH mentioned in the pizza story I knew it had to be in the Short North. That’s a fantastic neighborhood all around.

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