Sheryl Christensen

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Gays in Baton Rouge arrested under invalid sodomy law | Steve Rothaus' Gay South Florida

<b>ASSOCIATED PRESS</b><p>BATON ROUGE, La. -- An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office task force has arrested at least 12 men since 2011 under a sodomy law …

Pope Francis Discusses Gay Catholics: 'Who Am I To Judge?'

Gay people should be integrated into society instead of ostracized, Pope Francis told journalists after his weeklong trip to Brazil. Answering a question about reports of homosexuals in the clergy, the pope answered, "If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to …

GLAAD finds few gay characters in movies

For nearly two decades GLAAD has tracked the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on television. Now, the organization is turning its attention to the movies.<p>The "Studio Responsibility Index," released by the media monitoring group Wednesday, found a significant lack of …

Gay Couples Can Now Cash In On Social Security By Getting Married

The Supreme Court’s decision to sustain gay marriage in states where it is legal and to extend federal benefits to gay married partners by declaring the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional represents an enormous advance for our country. No one has a monopoly on language, and if gay people …

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Brian Boitano announces he's gay before trip to Sochi

Brian Boitano, the 1988 Olympic figure skating gold medalist who was named to the official U.S. delegation to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, announced today that he is gay.<p>"I am many things: a son, a brother, and uncle, a friend, an athlete, a cook, an author, and being gay is just one part of who I am," …

Gay marriage movement wins significant victories in 2013

The last year marked a number of milestones for the gay marriage movement, as it adds to its list of legal and legislative victories, earning approval from a majority of Americans along the way.<p>The two largest victories came from the Supreme Court in June, when justices struck down the Defense of …

And Merriam-Webster's 2013 Word Of The Year Is....

Science. Science is the word of the year. How did they choose it? I'm not sure, but probably not out of a hat like my parents named me (my name is …

Dad Colors Kid's Drawings While Away On Business

This is a series of colored pictures created by Redditor Tatsputin and his children. They draw pictures before he leaves on a business trip, and …

Microsoft Developing A 'Smart Bra' To Help Curb Emotion Related Overeating

Picture related: bra.<p>Researchers at Microsoft are developing a wearable boobie-based mood-detecting system with the hopes of helping to curb …

Japan Introduces World's Thinnest Condoms (0.01mm)

Japanese condom manufacturer Sagami has just introduced the world's thinnest condom, a pecker wrapper only 0.01mm thin. For reference, that's about …

They're Beautiful: Microscopic Closeups Of Snowflakes

This is the third snow-related post in a row. That must be some sort of Geekologie record. One that will definitely won't be going down in the …

Live Action Intro To Family Guy Recreated Shot For Shot

This is a video from the folks at Homemade Movies of the Family Guy intro recreated shot-for-shot with humans. I hope you know I'm being honest when …

Snow Circles: One Man's Winter Crop Circles

These are a bunch of the different geometric patterns created by artist Simon Beck marching around in the snow of France. How he knows what the …

200,000-Piece LEGO Rivendell (Built By The Same Lady Who Brought Us That Massive LEGO Hogwarts)

This is the 5-foot x 10-foot, 200,000 piece Middle Earth LEGO Rivendell built by Alice Finch (of 400,000-piece LEGO Hogwarts fame) and David Frank. I …

Flower Shells: Shotgun Shells Packed WIth Flower Seeds

Flower Shells are shotgun shells loaded with flower seeds instead of birdshot/buckshot (previously: game-bird seasoning shells). The idea is that …