Sunday, June 13, 2010

News 6/13/10

(Today in hair: Spit Curls.)

As many as 75,000 Uzbek refugees flee ethnic violence in Kyrgyzstan.

(Insert clever Andromeda Strain quote here.) Japanese probe Hayabusa scheduled to return to Earth with samples from asteroid.

Slovak Nationalist Party leader Jan Slota unhappy with his nation's election results. "Homosexuals and Hungarians will begin to rule in this state, so thank you very much."

4th annual Trans March will take place in Minneapolis on June 26th, 2010.

Candidates for Mass. Governor march in Boston's Gay Pride parade, in the pouring rain. Incumbent Democrat Deval Patrick seems to be the favorite, while Republican candidate Charles D. Baker (who has a gay running mate and a gay brother and who does not support trans equality) had a little trouble winning hearts and minds. Said one attendee: "We need more than lip service."

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