Morning Meme: Daniel Radcliffe Brandishes His Wand, Stephen Amell Dispenses Justice in “Arrow,” and Clint Eastwood Talks Marriage Equality With Ellen

I’m not going to link directly to a NSFW site, but if you follow the link in this Queerty post, you can link to candid photographs of Daniel RadcliffeDaniel Radcliffe totally naked while filming The F Word, complete with his wand out.

The White House has refused to say if they think that the Supreme Court should take any of the Defense of Marriage Act cases or the Prop 8 case next week, and referred all questions to the Justice Department.

A former staffer for Rick Santorum who has also done some work for Mitt Romney has been accused of unwanted sexual advances on other male students while he was at the Citadel. I can’t wait to see how this shakes out.

A newly released piece of papyrus from the fourth century, written in the Coptic language, reportedly makes the reference “Jesus said to them, ‘My wife…’” This will no doubt freak out people in the Roman Catholic Church, because there is also reference to her being a disciple, which is something they maintain was the exclusive domain of men.

Rep. Barney FrankRep. Barney Frank, heading towards his well earned retirement, seldom misses a chance for a fight these days, and he’s slamming Mitt Romney for his 47% comments. “Mitt Romney’s attack on the moral character of disabled veterans, elderly and disabled Social Security recipients, and hard-working Americans in low-wage jobs because they do not pay income taxes is especially galling given the great energy he has put into evading income taxes on his very high income. Many of those whom Mr. Romney impugns pay a significant portion of their income in payroll taxes which support Social Security and Medicare.”

Russia has admitted to having “trillions of carats” of impact diamonds in an asteroid crater. They’ve known about them for decades, but didn’t develop it so they could reap the benefits of high prices on their other diamond holdings. Impact diamonds are especially valuable as they are twice as hard as normal diamonds, making them not only spectacularly beautiful but perfect for many scientific uses. The holdings are said to be so large they could upset the entire diamond market.

Congratulations to Annie Lennox, diva singer and tireless AIDS activist, on her marriage to Dr. Mitch Besser in London.Annie Lennox

The United Nations has released a comprehensive guide to GLBT Fairness and safety, covering employment discrimination, hate crimes and more, though the summary at Think Progress makes no mention of marriage equality.

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