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Androgynous model Andrej Pejic covers Elle. "Inside the magazine, he wrestles with male and female versions of himself in a feature named 'Victor Victoria.' The female Pejic wears skimpy La Perla lingerie, while a more masculine side of Pejic looks aggressive in suits."
Honey Boo Boo's Mama June expresses her fear of mayonnaise.
Houston lesbian couple dead in apparent murder-suicide. "Belinda Espinoza, 29, shot 24-year-old Ana Flores before turning in the gun on herself at the couple's home in the 8700 block of Wiggins Street at 5:45 p.m., according to the Houston Police Department."
Best hope for gay marriage foes? Pseudonyms.
Anonymous hackers launch fresh attacks on Uganda: "While there is no clear ideology or set of beliefs espoused by the amorphous and multifaceted hacker collective, some factions within Anonymous have taken a keen interest in the case of Uganda’s discriminatory legislation against LGBT people...Several private sector websites in Uganda — including the Ugandan Legal Society, payuganda.com and television station NTV Uganda — have become the latest targets in the operation."
More shots from Jesse Tyler Ferguson's sojourn to Illinois.
Ryan McGinley to take over NYC taxis: "Taken from the second version of Mr. McGinley's video for the Icelandic band Sigur Ros, the clip, called 'TDB,' shows his friend Jessica Tang wearing nothing but a gold wig and blue T-shirt, skipping barefoot through the streets of New York."
The xx leads vinyl album resurgence. "A total of 389,000 LPs were sold in 2012 - an increase of 15.3% compared with 2011."
The best TV theme songs in history?
Friends of jailed Atlanta man say he was defending himself: "It has been reported in the press that Luke O’Donovan, 19, went on a 'stabbing rampage' at a New Year’s Eve party in Reynoldstown, a neighborhood in Atlanta, GA. This is not accurate. The events that occurred were the result of Luke O’Donovan desperately defending himself against a clear act of queer-bashing that included Luke being stabbed in the back." Patch report.
VIDEO: Inside a tornado in Portugal.
Anderson Cooper tries out a new kind of eye cream.
Star Wars: The Old Republic to allow same-sex romance. "They'll be able to flirt with characters of the same gender, and eventually get to the point that the flirting evolves into a deeper relationship."
Sandy victims suing Allstate find themselves in one of insurer's ads.
Rihanna, Beyonce, and Lady Gaga collaborating? "Do y’all remember a while back we heard that Azealia Banks had collaborated with Lady Gaga and Kanye West on two separate tracks? Well, when Azealia confirmed the rumor, she said that one of the two Lady Gaga songs is titled Ratchet."