News: Lance Armstrong, Facebook Graph, Lena Dunham, Beards
NYPD to track prescription pill bottles with GPS devices.
Facebook introduces tool that filters its social graph, dubbed Graph Search.
Lance tells Oprah: I doped.
Focus on the Family President Jim Daly: Homosexuality not a "super sin". "It's one of many, including adultery — other things — lying, cheating, gossiping; it's right there in the list."
Lady Gaga unveils 'Born Brave Bus' in Tacoma: "Gaga personally attended a pre-concert tailgate to christen the bus, which was covered in artwork by her Little Monsters, and is part of her Born This Way Foundation's larger campaign to build a sense of community and promote self-acceptance amongst her fans, including providing them with access to mental health services, school psychologists, volunteer opportunities and bullying and suicide prevention resources."
...Causes outrage with machine gun bra.
Zack Snyder to make new Star Wars film outside of the new trilogy?
YouTube prankster arrested for giving people wedgies.
Gay-bashing Texas woman dies: "Wanda Derby, the 72-year-old Richland Hills woman charged with assaulting her gay neighbor, has died...Derby was indicted Sept. 14 for beating and choking her gay neighbor Lloyd Guerrero with a cane while yelling 'faggot' in March. The case was presented as a felony, but the grand jury returned the case as a class-A misdemeanor. She was also charged with another assault for hitting Guerrero's mother when she tried to intervene."
Howard Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast, helped kill story on out news anchors reportedly because it contained information about then-closeted Anderson Cooper.
Researchers: Healthy diets don't matter if you're over 75.
Lena Dunham unloads in Interview magazine.
Out lesbian sworn in as Oregon House Speaker: "Tina Kotek (D-Portland) today became the first out lesbian to lead a state legislative chamber in U.S. history when she was sworn in as speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives. Former Governor Barbara Roberts, Oregon's only female governor, presided over the swearing-in ceremony."
Utah library returns book about gay moms to shelf: "The ACLU filed suit in November, and now the school has come to its senses and returned the book to general circulation. In a letter explaining the decision, the district's assistant superintendent, Pamela Park, explains that a committee actually had positive things to say about In Our Mothers' House, including that it will help prevent bullying."
HuffPost interviews out Alabama lawmaker Patricia Todd about the challenges of LGBT rights in her state: "Todd, a Democrat who joined the legislature in 2006, is Alabama's first out lawmaker. Nearly all of the bills she has worked on have had nothing to do with her sexual orientation. But earlier this month, she introduced a bill she said she hopes will be the first of many that could change life for gay, lesbian and bisexual Alabamans. The bill would invalidate the state's sex-education policy, which requires teachers to emphasize that 'homosexuality is not a lifestyle acceptable to the general public and that homosexual conduct is a criminal offense under the laws of the state.'"