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6a00d8341c730253ef017ee9a76a46970d-800wiPHOTO OF THE DAY: Camping out to hear the Supreme Court hear Prop 8 and DOMA on Tuesday and Wednesday has begun 

BY SAM GREISMAN

A look back at today's top stories

MARRIAGE EQUALITY

As we enter the final countdown to the Supreme Court arguments in the Prop 8 and DOMA cases, Ari Waldman previews the issue of "standing" in the Prop 8 case. SCOTUSBlog founder Tom Goldstein also gives everyone a heads-up about what to look out for next week

Also heterosexual and gay parents alike would be proud of the poise and precociousness of 12-year-old Matthew Lannon who spoke out on behalf of his two moms at last night's marriage equality hearing in Rhode Island. 

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WINGNUTTERY

A pro wrestler who goes by "Bully Ray" apologized yesterday after he was recently caught on video throwing gay slurs at a fan. It turns out that the deposed anti-gay Scottish Cardinal who stepped down after being accused of getting it on with other priests was having a long term affair with one of his accusers. And I don't know if this qualifies as "wingnuttery" but I think we can all agree that Google founder Sergey Brin's belief that smartphones are effeminate seems a little wacky

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VIDEOS OF THE DAY

Good luck not being moved by this powerful anti-hate ad that imagines what Harvey Milk, Matthew Shepard and other well known victims of hate would be like if they were alive today. And those interviews with underwear models continue with Long Islander Phillip Fusco

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  1. Brin didn't call smartphones effeminate -- he called them emasculating. Very different!

    Posted by: jon b | Mar 23, 2013 9:42:38 AM


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