Here’s a particularly silly local news report. It’s about Kate Cohn of Falcon High School in Colorado who was asked to remove her “Marriage Is So Gay” T-shirt by school authorities. “I have a lot of family members and friends who are gay and they don’t have the same rights as us,” Kate told KKTV news. The high school senior admits the “Marriage Is So Gay” T-shirt caused a big “to-do,” but said the school has let other students in provocative T-shirts, such as ones about abortion, go on their merry way. District spokesperson Stephanie Meredith told KKTV news, “[If it's] obscene or lewd or anything that might be disruptive to the educational environment, those are the things where a judgment call would come into play.” A compassionate youngster who wants to make a statement in defense of others’ rights? How … how … how disruptive! [Queerty via KKTV] Keep reading »
Surprisingly, swimming doesn’t necessarily come naturally to all members of the animal kingdom.
Like these baby otters, Sumalee and Kasem, who live at the Longleat Zoo in England. The pair were taught how to swim by first trying it out in a sink, before then graduating to a baby pool. Watch as they frolic and play — sans water wings — for a thrilled audience. [BuzzFeed
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Over the weekend, Vienna Girardi hosted Chippendales’ Ultimate Girls Night Out in Las Vegas, dancing on stage with some shirtless beefcakes. This couldn’t be a reaction to the fact that Jake Pavelka just announced he has a new girlfriend, could it? [Huffington Post] Keep reading »
“[My family and I] need time to all be together … I’m not going to go crazy; [just] have a fun party and then maybe take a vacation with my family … because that would be really cool. So that would be rad if we could all go to the beach or something.”
—Miley Cyrus on how she wants to spend her upcoming 18th birthday. Sadz. Just goes to show how divorce affects kids … even rich and famous ones. I think it’s safe to assume that she will not be inviting Bret Michaels. [Us Weekly] Keep reading »
Hey, I’ve got a great idea—let’s give tweens and teenagers their own credit cards! Oh wait, I actually think that’s a terrible plan, but the Kardashian sisters are all about it. They’ve even lent their name to the new Kardashian Prepaid MasterCards. Which will be available for kids as young as 13.
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