1. A lesbian couple have been found murdered in Houston. The bodies of Britney Crosby and Crystal Jackson, both 24, were found next to a dumpster at a grocery store. Detectives believe they were killed elsewhere before being moved, and they will not yet say whether the case is being considered a hate crime.
2. The Atlantic looks into recent poll numbers on same-sex marriage for their article, “The South’s Stunning Embrace of Gay Marriage.” They cite the generation gap, the “friends and family effect,” and greater regard for separation of church and state as reasons for changing opinions.
3. From our This Really Happens department, South Carolina Republican Rep. Garry Smith has proposed funding cuts totaling about $70,000 to the College of Charleston and the University of South Carolina Upstate because they assigned students reading material with gay themes. Apparently it’s a slow year in the South Carolina legislature.