News: B&B, Salon Shooting, Billy Graham, DOMA
Police say a domestic dispute was the motivating factor in a Florida hair salon shooting that left four people including the gunman dead today.
More fun from the Binders Full of Women Tumblr.
The Catholic Church and the National Organization for Marriage have provided 60% of the funds aimed at denying same-sex couples the right to marry in four states. They have so far spent a total of $2.5 million on their discriminatory crusade, according to the Human Rights Campaign.
Michael Black and John Morgan were awarded £1,800 each after winning their discrimination suit against a bed and breakfast, the Swiss Bed and Breakfast, that turned them away in 2010 because they're gay.
Don and Megan Draper will be taking a tropical vacation on the next season of Mad Men.
A record 3.85 million people tuned in for the season two premiere of American Horror Story.
Anti-gay comic book owner Larry Doherty is now extending his hate to transgender people.
Sam Raimi is reportedly going to direct an unnecessary Poltergeist remake.
Ann Romney says husband Mitt is "absolutely done with politics" should he fail to win the presidential election.
Today in gay history, 1990: "Three white supremacists were convicted of conspiring to blow up a gay bar in Boise, Idaho."
The homophobic group One Million Moms is now trying to take down a new Nick Jr. evening programming block that includes a show called What Was Carol Brady Thinking? that adds thought bubbles above the iconic tv mom's head. One of the offending thoughts, according to OMM, is "Does Mike think needlepoint is foreplay?"
Evangelical leader Billy Graham's foundation finally removed Mormonism from its list of cults.
Think Progress' Ian Millhiser discusses how conservative judge Dennis Jacob's decision today to strike down DOMA could impact potential Supreme Court cases: "If Jacobs’ reasoning is adopted by the Supreme Court, it will be a sweeping victory for gay rights, likely causing state discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation to be virtually eliminated. And the fact that this decision came from such a conservative judge makes it all the more likely that DOMA will ultimately be struck down by the Supreme Court."
This woman breastfeeds her pug but bottle feeds her children. Priorities?
Check out the posters for Quentin Tarantino's new flick, Django Unchained.
Useful mud: "New radiocarbon measurements from the silty bottom of a Japanese lake could be one of the most helpful tools for natural historians in decades. With this new record, archaeologists could nail down the precise timing of the demise of the Neanderthal. Or anthropologists could determine exactly when humans spread into Europe. Or climate scientists could better understand the last ice age, and what climatological conditions led to the glaciers’ retreat."
The final preparations are being put on Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's Italian wedding.
The Los Angeles Unified School District and the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center are joining forces to combat anti-LGBT bullying in the City of Angels. "The school district had a long history of helping these youth, but we knew even more could be done," said L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center chief executive Lorri Jean.