2. The Shepard/Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act at work. A Washington state man who yelled anti-gay slurs and threatened to stab three men in a Seattle neighborhood has been sentenced to 30 months in prison.
5. VIDEO OF THE DAY: Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos came out in an interview with author Bret Easton Ellis, saying he tried to be straight because of his marriage to his now-estranged wife Kristina Mucci. Passion Pit doesn’t ring a bell? Here’s one you’ve probably heard.