Thursday, July 19, 2007

To Serve and Protect, Victor/Victoria, -and- Queerly Beloved

To Serve and Protect - firefighters cut hole in wrong house
Victor/Victoria - sex-change operation doesn't cut it with IRS
Queerly Beloved - San Diego proclaims "gay pride" month

On this day in history: July 19, 1991 - Heavyweight boxer Mike Tyson rapes Desiree Washington, one of the Miss Black America contestants, after a pageant rehearsal. The illicit nookie lands Tyson in prison for three years.

Born on this day in history: July 19, 1834 - Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917) artist. He was an impressionist noted for his paintings of ballet dancers and cafe life.

Today's Video: Canon Rock

Imagine my horror when I encountered this scene on my lawn when leaving for the office this morning! Click to enlarge.