Friday Links (Shocked! Shocked! edition)

It's a lynx! On Friday! (network54.com)

It’s a lynx! On Friday! (network54.com)

It’s Friday! The third Friday in September, in fact! Don’t forget, September birthdays are extra special, because September babies are superior. It’s a fact. No, really.

Anyway, in honor of this third Friday in the glorious month of September, here is a collection of news and other things that I ran across over the course of the week which struck me as worthy of being shared:

A Pennsylvania teenager is facing criminal charges after posting pictures to Facebook of him simulating a sex act with a statue of Jesus.

After 13-Year Search, A Woman Reportedly Tracked Down The Owner Of A Photo Found At Ground Zero On 9/11.

Nothing is scarier than a pack of white dudes drunk on privilege and microbews within spitting distance of my sofa.

5 Things I Learned as the Internet’s Most Hated Person.

I love reading anything Stephen Fry writes: Apple Hit Successive Sixes.

Texas Law Enforcement Groups Come Out for Gay Marriage.

Dear DC Comics, This Is Why You Shouldn’t Leave Creative Little Girls Behind.

Lawmakers unveil bill to de-militarize cops.

New York pastor’s wild ‘rectum’ rant: NASA Voyager probe proved ‘homos’ are perverts.

“Wretched, disgusting commie leftists”: My nightmare fighting gun nuts in a red state.

CBS Sports’ James Brown: ‘More than 3 women per day’ are killed by their partner.

How Attending a Gay Wedding Impacted My Straight Marriage.

You have to read this just to click through to see the crazy web page, still active but unchanged 17 years later: The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind.

Philly Hate Attack Mob Claiming Self Defense After Brutal Beating Sends Gay Men To Hospital.

… and: Catholic High School Coach Fired For His Role In Beating Of Philadelphia Gay Couple.

… and :Alleged Hate Attack Group Members Reportedly Claiming Self-Defense [UPDATED].

… and: The Catholic Church Is Shocked—Shocked—to Learn That Catholics Are Attacking Gay Couples.

Adrian Peterson: The excuses we hear for inexcusable violence.

Why I fell in love with monster prime numbers.

Pat Robertson loses it after Air Force nixes ‘God’ oath for atheists: ‘How can they fly?’ – I want to know what form of black magic is keep this fossil breathing.

Seattle Tunnel Tops “Highway Boondoggles” List.

NASA Finds ‘Big Surprise In Teeny Tiny Galaxy’ (PHOTO).

Listen To A Fox News Hero Lash Out At Gay People On A Conference Call.

‘Queer People Don’t Have the Luxury to Stop Telling Our Stories’.

Facebook ‘Name Change’ Policy Disproportionately Affecting LGBT Community (UPDATE).

Brazil Selects ‘The Way He Looks’ For Foreign Language Film Oscar, Adding To a Very Queer Race This Year.

Europeans drawn from three ancient ‘tribes’.

#WhyIStayed #WhyILeft.

The internet rage machine.

Homo devils in space! (though I really should have titled it, “Homo Devils in Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaace!”

Meet Billy, Rescued From a Puppy Mill – 2013 CINE Award Winner:

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Branden Urie and Panic! At The Disco: Bohemian Rhapsody (LIVE):

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Erasure – Elevation:

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Annie Lennox – I Put A Spell On You:

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Huntington – Secret:

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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.

One response to “Friday Links (Shocked! Shocked! edition)”

  1. Sheryl says :

    I have been having a terrible morning in regards to gender equality, so the following quote from the DC Comics article totally brightened my day.
    “I know many would argue that a kid should be able to handle playing a character that’s not their own gender sometimes. I agree! But why should that mean only the girls have to suffer that?”

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