GOP Senator Susan Collins Supports Gay Marriage

  • Republican Senator Susan Collins of Maine has come out publicly in support of same-sex marriage, making her the fourth GOP senator to do so. Hooray! [Bangor Daily News]
  • Five thousand organizers in Raleigh, North Carolina, have cancelled their “Sexy School Girl 5K,” a co-ed run in which participants were asked to wear skirts and ponytails. [Cosmopolitan]
  • New York State failed to pass the Women’s Equality Act (again) because Republicans balked over reproductive rights enshrined therein. []
  • Yeah, the Vatican knows no one is following its rules on sex and marriage. [LA Times]
  • Here’s our girl Sara Benincasa on this one time an anti-abortion protester outside of Planned Parenthood “counseled” her by screaming “MURDERER!” [Happy Nice Time People]
  • On the sexual assault accusations lobbed against the late Marion Zimmer Bradley, author of The Mists Of Avalon. [Washington Post]
  • “Today Show” host Matt Lauer defended asking a female CEO questions about how capable a parent she can be. [Politico]
  • Runner Alysia Montano finished an 800-meter dash at the U.S. Track And Field Championships while 34 weeks pregnant! [Clutch Magazine]
  • On policing the bodies of young women in church. [For Harriet]

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