Here's the kind of scholar nine months at GOP presidential clown college produces.
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One of the most powerful shredders on Earth, alternately fascinating and terrifying.
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Bret Easton Ellis chimes in on the Dharun Ravi trial:
"Dharun Ravi might be a jerk but if a jury convicts him because Tyler Clementi killed himself then the US justice system is seriously f**ked...If Tyler Clementi had not killed himself we would have never heard of Dharun Ravi. This is a witch hunt pure and simple and it sickens me...Bullying=Suicide? Personally I blame the parents and an entire culture that indulges a childproof world where pain and losing doesn't exist....I was bullied. It was awful. But I learned a lot. I learned how to cope. It taught me things: people are cruel, the world sucks. I grew up."
The jury deliberated for four hours today and will begin again on Thursday morning.
Maryland Marriage Alliance officials announced Wednesday that they have launched the petition drive to collect the nearly 56,000 signatures needed to bring the law to referendum on the November ballot.
The group, which is leading the referendum effort, is working with mdpetitions.com, an organization and website developed last year by a Maryland delegate, to collect signatures...
NO MORE DOWN LOW: On the beating of Brandon White.
MARRIAGE NEWS WATCH: Matt Baume on polling data from around the country, NOM, and efforts to overturn a marraige ban in Ohio.
THE MOON: NASA releases excellent new video on how it evolved.
IAMAMIWHOAMI: "Good Worker", a new video from the group.
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Discovery Channel fires Bear Grylls.
A gay Marine reflects on the end of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': "What about the service members and civilians I distanced myself from or publicly belittled because I thought they might be gay? What about all the Marines and the institution of the Corps I’ve lied to every day for more than 17 years? The repeal of DADT is amazing to me. I never believed I would serve in the Marine Corps and be able to be myself."
Indian Government tells Supreme Court there are 2.5 million gays in the country, 7% of whom are HIV positive.
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to go on nationwide tour for the "It Gets Better" project: “This show isn’t about going to towns and telling everybody it gets better,” says director Liesel Reinhart. “It’s about looking people in the eye, in each local community, and saying why isn’t it better now? What can we do to make it better right now?”
Seann William Scott engaged.
Photos: The Hunger Games premieres in L.A..
J Lo has a male stunt double.
NOM now pushing for civil unions in New Hampshire. Jeremy Hooper: "I want to remind folks of what I know about NOM and civil unions. Because even though the organization is pretending to be fine with civil unions in New Hampshire for purely political reasons, the truth is that NOM has been vocally opposed to the concept for years now. Staunchly so."
Federal officials to conduct hate crimes training in Puerto Rico.
Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says he's filibustering 17 judicial nominees because Harry Reid is making Repubicans look bad. "This is just a very transparent attempt to try to slam dunk the minority and make them look like they are obstructing things they aren’t obstructing. We object to that. We don’t think that meets the standard of civility that should be expected in the Senate. And, so, any effort to make the minority look bad or attempt to slam dunk them that is sort of manufactured as this is is gonna, of course, be greeted with resistance."
Sean O'Pry commands attention from the new cover of Vogue Hommes International.
Virginia teen suspended for wearing high heels is now behind bars.
Long-term Freedom to Marry board member and longer-term marriage equality advocate Rev. John Buehrens joins BlogTalkRadio to discuss marriage equality.
Denis O'Hare talks about his one-man show The Iliad.
Central Connecticut State University holds anti-hate rally after two students targeted with threatening messages.
Critics rip the firing of Empire State Pride Agenda Executive Director Ross Levi: "Matt Foreman, who served as ESPA’s executive director for two stints, separated by little more than a year, between 1997 and 2003, was similarly outspoken about Levi’s firing. 'I am shocked, appalled, and disgusted,' he said. 'It was handled extremely poorly, and it is extremely discouraging when somebody of Ross‘ service and record is treated so badly.'"