Becca Morn
Published professional writer and poet, Becca had a three decade career in technical writing and consulting before selling off most of her possessions in 2006 to go live at an ashram in India for 3 years. She loves literature (especially science fiction), technology and science, progressive politics, cool electronic gadgets, and perfecting Hatch green chile recipes. Fortunately for this last, Becca and her wife currently live in New Mexico. @BeccaMorn

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First thoughts on Mozilla’s anti-gay CEO resigning

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Brendan Eich had donated $1,000 to California’s anti-gay Proposition 8 and to Pat Buchanan, among others.
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The sudden eruption of anti-gay legislation nationwide is not a coincidence

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The American Religious Freedom Program pushes a ‘bigotry for all’ bill, aiming for gays but hitting everybody
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Science Sunday: Black holes are really gray, and other science news

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From Curiosity on Mars to breathtaking leaps from the stratosphere, it’s Science Sunday again on AMERICAblog.
Protester in India (photo: NDTV screenshot)

India’s Supreme Court stands by ruling re-criminalizing homosexuality

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India’s Supreme Court refused to reconsider its highly-controversial re-criminalization of homosexuality.
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India’s former top shrink: Homosexuality is “unnatural,” can be cured

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Dr. Sharma also suggested that violence against women could be prevented by encouraging randy men to marry young.
Actual court documents in the "clenched buttocks" lawsuit, courtesy of KOB4.

New Mexico police anal probe victim wins settlement

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Man who suffered anal search, colonoscopy, and 3 enemas at hands of NM local law enforcement receives justice.
Mormons

Utah’s Mormon governor un-marries 1,300 gay couples

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Utah Gov. Herbert decided unilaterally to un-marry over 1,300 gay couples, something he can’t actually do.
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2013 LGBT year in review: A great year for gay rights

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For lesbian, gay, bi and trans people, it’s time to count our blessings – 2013 was a surprisingly good year.
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In-depth look at how New Mexico won gay marriage

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A detailed analysis of yesterday’s blockbuster New Mexico Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage.
Street art shows Superman proposing to Batman, on June 12, 2013 in Tours, France. New art trend appears in France where gay marriage became legal on May 18, 2013. solkanar / Shutterstock.com

Breaking: New Mexico becomes 17th gay marriage state

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In a unanimous decision, New Mexico’s State Supreme Court rules for gay marriage.
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