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When Actors Rage-Tweet

KSL, a Salt Lake City NBC affiliate, decided to drop The New Normal, Barkin’s new show that centers around a gay couple having a child. “So L&O SVU (rape & child murder) is ok?

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John Steinbeck's Son Shames State of Texas

Renée Feltz reads from a statement by the son of legendary author John Steinbeck condemning Texas for using Steinbeck’s fictional character, Lennie Small, as a benchmark to determine who might be eligible for execution.

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Posthumously Censored

Sel Publishing House put out a Turkish translation of Burroughs’ The Soft Machine, which features “hanged soldiers, North African street urchins, addicted narcotics agents, Spanish rent boys, evil doctors corrupt judges”, all laid out in Burroughs’ famous “cut-up” technique, last January.

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Photo of the Day: Obama at the Stonewall Inn

Kudos to Spencer Platt / Getty Images for getting this shot of today’s news coverage of President Obama supporting gay marriage, site of the 1969 Stonewall riots – one of the most important events in American history for gay rights.

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Salman Rushdie Says, “Art Is Not Entertainment … It’s a Revolution”

“Great art, original art, is never created in a safe middle ground. Originality is dangerous, as it is at the edge,” Rushdie proclaimed at one point.

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