Friday links!



Amazingly, it’s Friday, again! Here’s a collection of news and other things that struck me as worthy of being shared:

Measles was on the brink of being eradicated, but Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers. You Just Brought Back Measles in NYC.

Anti-science Wingnut Jenny McCarthy Asks; the Internet Slam Dunks.


Country resistance to gay marriage an urban myth – in Australia.

NASA releases 680-gigapixel interactive mosaic of Lunar North Pole.

Oregon AG Files Brief: Marriage Ban Serves No Rational Purpose And Harms Citizens.

Why doesn’t god kill Bill Maher?.

GOP Obsessed With Birth Control Banning, OK With Penis Pumps And Viagra.

Why Are So Few Books From the 20th Century Available as Ebooks?.

Republicans Outraged Americans Are Happy With The Affordable Care Act.

McConnell fundraiser: Wives have ‘obligation’ to sleep with husbands. Except he didn’t say ‘sleep,’ of course, he said “sexual relations regardless of their mood.”

Louisiana Public School Finds Out It Can’t Force Christianity On Students. (You may have seen the story earlier of the teacher who singled out a buddhist student in her class to explain to the other kids how “stupid” such beliefs were.)

How Not to Sound Like a Creationist to a Trans Person.

Fred Phelps, Founder of God Hates Fag Church, Is Dead. My grandma taught me to only say nice things about the dead. “He’s dead. How nice.”

RIP, Fred Phelps: Your Legacy Is Not What You May Think.

When An Arkansas High School Tried to Silence a Gay Student, He Spoke Even Louder.

Power Lines Look Like Terrifying Bursts of Light to Animals.

Scientists Discover Why Dark Chocolate Is So Good For You In Most Delicious Research Project Ever.

Geek Girls Night Out: Truth Hurts. And I’m not just linking to it because Joi, the author, is a friend. I’ve written about a similar topic myself.

Harlem parents counter hate sign with support for LGBT youth.

Kylie Minogue – Sexercize:

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About fontfolly

I've loved reading for as long as I can remember. I write fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and nonfiction. For more than 20 years I edited and published an anthropomorphic sci-fi/space opera literary fanzine. I attend and work on the staff for several anthropormorphics, anime, and science fiction conventions. I live near Seattle with my wonderful husband, still completely amazed that he puts up with me at all.

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