News: Jan Brewer, Atlanta, Armie Hammer, HPV, Demi Moore
Floating spy worm developed.
Mickey Rourke has plastic surgery to look like gay rugby player Gareth Thomas?
AZ Governor Brewer points finger at the President.
Demi Moore had seizure from doing Whip-Its.
Atlanta's Outwrite bookstore closes its doors, with no new location announced: "Owner Philip Rafshoon confirmed the store is closing at its 10th and Piedmont location today. He said he could not say much more at this point. He said at the 'Last Tango' event Tuesday night that there is no new location picked out yet. The store is open today and selling all of its infrastructure, including bookshelves, tables and chairs."
Armie Hammer arrested for pot possession in Texas.
Ryan James Yezak has a Kickstarter page for his 'Second Class Citizens' documentary.
World of Warcraft maker Blizzard lifts filter on words "transsexual" and "homosexual" but incident raises questions: "There's a follow-up question that might be even more damning than the initial one. Namely this: If saying 'homosexual' gets eaten up by the language filter, then why the hell do the words 'fag' and 'faggot' sail right through?"
Michelangelo Signorile gets some outrageous statements from the author of Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill, Stacey Campfield: "My understanding is that it is virtually -- not completely, but virtually -- impossible to contract AIDS through heterosexual sex...very rarely [transmitted]."
Conservative synagogue in Canada performs same-sex marriage: "Arthur Blankstein and Kenneth Ure were married Saturday evening in a ceremony at the Shaarey Zedek synagogue, which is one of the oldest in Western Canada and is known for its strong ties to tradition. 'I think it's a wonderful moment, but it's especially a wonderful moment because the people involved are long-time dedicated people who have been married under civil law here in Canada since 2004,' associate rabbi Larry Pinsker told CBC News."
Bill Gates donates $750 million to fight AIDS, TB, Malaria.
HPV vaccine for boys recommended in Canada.
Manhattan Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell picks up marriage license: "O’Donnell and Banta were at the City Clerk’s office in Downtown Manhattan on Wednesday to obtain their marriage license, but the ceremony and reception will be a much more elaborate affair taking place on Sunday. The guest list reads like a who’s who of New York politics and invitations have gone out to more than 400 guests."
Five Missouri Democrats find crosshair stickers outside their offices.
Unsurprising poll: College freshmen more liberal than two years ago on same-sex marriage, abortion.
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad refuses to confirm whether a report that his office requested to remove his title from an LGBTQ safe schools conference was accurate: "The conference is the premier event hosted by Iowa Safe Schools, an organization with a mission to protect children and stop bullying that can lead to poor school performance, increased dropout rates and child suicide."