Friday Links!

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Yay!

It’s Friday! And we’re getting ready to leave town to attend a wedding. So I’m running around a little crazed right now…

Here’s a collection of news and other things that struck me as worthy of being shared:

Beware a bro who knows what he ‘deserves’: the friendzone is only purgatory if women’s decisions are less valid.

Wingnut Nurse Sues Family Planning Center For Not Giving Her Job Just Because She Says She Won’t Do Job.

James Garner, Witty, Handsome Leading Man, Dies at 86. While I am old enough to have seen and loved him as Brett Maverick, he’ll always be James Scott “Jimmy” Rockford to me… except when he’s being King Marchand.

Fort Worth Is Recruiting Gay Cops, and They Won’t Even Be Openly Harassed by Colleagues.

An important perspective… Even if I don’t agree with all of his points. The Shifting Landscape on LGBT Issues in the Evangelical Church.

Really bad and inaccurate headline. Most progressives I know do completely understand this. What we continue to not get is why folks like the author keep apologizing for the irrational bigotry of the fundamentalists, and why he and others keep referring to the fundamentalist evangelicals as merely traditional. What progressives fundamentally don’t get about traditional Christians.

Elephants’ Superior Sense Of Smell Beats Out Other Mammals In Surprising New Study.

Calling for a Debate Over Pluto’s Nature.

Moose drool can undermine grass defenses.

Why Has the Sun Gone So Quiet? – because it’s plotting something nefarious!!!

Bats can navigate using polarized light.

All You Need To Know About the 10% Brain Myth, in 60 Seconds.

NASA releases never-before-seen supernova photos from Chandra Observatory.

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic hits No. 1 with ‘Mandatory Fun’.

You guys, will you please pipe down so Sen. Rubio can dismantle your deserved freedoms?

John Boehner Finally Confirms Bush is Responsible for Immigration Crisis, Admits Obama is Trying to Fix It.

Michael Brown will save his waning movement by grouping homosexuality with incest.

Quickly And Quietly, Rep. Jared Polis Just Created A New LGBT Rights Bill.

Woman Says She Overheard IBM Execs Say They Won’t Hire Women Because They Get ‘Pregnant Again And Again’.

Tessa Hartmann: John Barrowman’s gay kiss at Commonwealth Games was ‘inappropriate for children’.

A New Face for the ‘Ex-Gay’ Movement.

Sci-Fi: why do so many gays love it?

Who Owns Science Fiction/Fantasy?

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert battle for title of World’s Biggest Star Wars Fan!:

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‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Explains the Internet to Fox business reporter:

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George Takei Tells How He Was Sent To An Internment Camp At Age 5. And Somehow It’s Not Horrifying!:

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Wicked Medley – Peter Hollens & Nick Pitera:

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MNEK – Wrote A Song About You:

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Futile & Fooled – Brett Gleason (Official Video):

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Pomplamoose covers Cher – Believe (In Life After Love):

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“Weird Al” Yankovic – Mission Statement:

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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. I publish 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 in Seattle with my wonderful husband, still completely amazed that he puts up with me at all.

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