Friday, March 22, 2013

Daily Blend: 03/22/13

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Richard Littlejohn
Richard Littlejohn
  • Today in “there ought to be a hell”: Fuckbrained bigot Richard Littlejohn [pictured] and trash-rag extraordinaire Daily Mail succeed in blithely bullying a transgender schoolteacher into killing herself.
    (via Pharyngula)

  • Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) officially signs civil unions bill.
    (via @breakingpol; RT: @BreakingNews)

  • Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) vetoes “Religious Freedom Act” that would’ve permitted anti-gay discrimination based on bigots’ “sincerely held religious beliefs”. Expect wingnut heads to commence exploding shortly.
    (via Joe. My. God.)

  • PZ Myers is dead on: Adria Richards did everything exactly right. It’s amazing how many men can’t stomach the idea of being called out publicly for misbehaving in public.

  • Pope Francis comes out swinging against Catholic Church’s track record with covering up clerical child abuse. Now to see if his actions match up with his words.
    (via @BuzzFeedAndrew)

  • And finally, why is it still such a shock (to some) that women can be science aficionados, too?

  • If you have any story suggestions, feel free to leave them in the comments or send them in.