Is Gay Marriage Legal in Minnesota? →
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“But throughout this process, I didn’t want my opinion to be the only one...– McNamar explains why he voted to allow same-sex civil marriages | Alexandria Echo Press | Alexandria, Minnesota The Minnesotans United organizing team rocks so hard.
Thank you Mr. Speaker and Members. Last night I left session pondering whether I...– Minnesota State Representative Rena Moran, during today’s House floor debate on the freedom to marry bill (which passed). Love her, love her story.
Mr. Speaker. Members. I want to start by saying thank you to all those who have...– Minnesota State Representative Susan Allen, during today’s House floor debate on the freedom to marry bill (which passed). That middle paragraph? Next level. So proud of my rep!
As Smart’s story shows, administering broad sexual shaming to children can have...– Elizabeth Smart: Abstinence-only sex education hurts victims of rape and human trafficking. (via lostbetweenthepages)
emm-in-sem: I want to hang this on my wall right now.
Give the reward to the girls, I got a paycheck.– Charles Ramsey on Anderson Cooper (via neekcooper) Charles Ramsey, you’re my hero. (via crispycheezefriez)
We’re kind of old news; we don’t have one of the ‘Three to See,’ ” she said,...– ‘Old champion’ Lynx set to open training camp Sunday | StarTribune.com
"Scientists on brink of HIV cure" →
The scientists are currently conducting human trials on their treatment, in the hope of proving that it is effective. It has already been found to work in laboratory tests. The technique involves unmasking the “reservoirs” formed by the HIV virus inside resting immune cells, bringing it to the surface of the cells. Once it comes to the surface, the body’s natural immune system may be able to...
The Twin Cities I know is a large, vibrant, diverse, complex, challenging,...– Guante, Cherry Spoon Bridge to Nowhere: On the Iconography of the Twin Cities (via erikostrom)
We almost expect women athletes to not be classically beautiful or feminine, and...– On Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, and the need to decouple gender and sexuality - NYmag.com / The Cut (via annfriedman)
Now people will say: “Leave your religion out of this, Engel.” This misses the...– Jason Collins gay bashers spew Gospel of hate - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN There it is. (via michellej)
If media covered America the way we cover foreign... →
emm-in-sem: What is would look like if we used American media’s shoddy analysis of foreign cultures and used them on US events: DATELINE APRIL 21, 2013 IT HAS HAPPENED AGAIN, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: Yet another massacre has occurred in the historically war-torn region of the Southern United States – and so soon after the religious festival of Easter. Brian McConkey, 27, a Christian...
Have you tried raising wages? If you could get what you want by paying more,...– From Peter Cappelli’s simple test to determine whether “the labor market” is the problem. (via Balloon Juice)
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In effect, what Democrats said Friday was that in any case where the political...– Ezra Klein, per Ta-Nehisi Coates (via politicalprof)
The Ten Best Small Towns In America - Business... →
michellej: Kentucky has two towns out of the ten on the list. Not bad. #7 Burnsville, Minnesota Points in favor: 1) The food is decent and, 2) it’s close to the Twin Cities. Point against: Why that photo?
Tech Companies That Only Hire Men →
bettersupes: xerxes93: I would just like to show you all the best Cosplay at Emerald City Comicon. All other cosplays can go home. That’s right, I drew a pic of Power Girl with no tit window AND shirtless ballerina Hulk. DWI
bettersupes: Source: watchtvwithme One of the main reasons I like these girls’ costumes is because of how simple they are. Often times when artists want to re-design female superheroes to be less sex-objecty they end up changing a bunch of unnecessary stuff. It doesn’t have to be like that, just get rid of Power Girl’s tit window and give Huntress a full leotard. It’s easy!