5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 30

1. The Girl Scouts of Western Washington received a massive donation of $100,000, but there was a catch—the money could not be used to help transgender girls. Find out what they did. 2. “Yes, we should celeb...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, June 6

1. Gay Republican group GOProud is shutting down after five years. 2. A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows 56 percent of Americans support allowing gay couples to legally marry. The number shoots up to ...
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As of today, the Harlem Shake is over — but wait, what was it?


In case you don't keep up with memes or waste, er, spend time lurking on Reddit, you may have missed the craze that has swept the nation for, like, two weeks — the Harlem Shake.

Thousands of 30-second videos have been made to the song "Harlem Shake" by electronic musician Baauer, including a few in Georgia, y'all. The music is catchier than any ... oh, I don't know. I'm a lesbian. I don't know any pop music references. But please, ask me about the difference in taste between bland lite sour cream and the really good, fatty sour cream.

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Why GA Voice will remain online on ‘SOPA Blackout’ day

Lamar Smith

Personally, I object to the proposed anti-piracy legislation known as the Stop Online Piracy Act. Professionally, I manage a content-driven newspaper website that cannot shut down in protest of the legislation.

I'll tell you why after two quick stories.

The first time my work was published under another person's name was when I wrote for a motorsport magazine and provided articles to the official website of the sanctioning body of a particular form of auto racing.

A competitor of ours decided to take the copy, unchanged, and post it directly to their website. With the help of a friend in the legal field, I sent the competitor a cease & desist letter asking them to pull the article from their site. My letter was never answered. Eventually, the article was moved to a “pay only” section of their website and without the financial means to pursue it any further, I had no choice but to let the theft go unchecked.