From the inbox... Readers have sent in links to these stories that we haven't blogged about. Got another suggestion for your fellow Projectors? Put 'em in the comments section so we can go check them out!
- Barney Frank has changed his mind and now thinks the Obama Department of Justice brief filed in support of DOMA is perfectly acceptable. He argues that the administration had to defend the law and didn't go too far in their arguments.
- Keith Toney, a plaintiff in the lawsuit Gill v. Office of Personnel Management, will be able to get a U.S. passport in his married name after a change in policy at the State Department regarding the issuance of passports to people who have changed their name after marrying someone of the same sex.
- Is Facebook discriminating against transgender users?
- Harvard University announced that it will establish an endowed chair in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. It is believed to be the first professorship of its kind in the country.
- Whoops. LGBT youth org Seacoast Outright isn't closing after all. Don't you hate it when the executive director prematurely announces?
- A teenager is suing a tattooist for decorating her face with 56 stars - instead of three tiny ones. She claims she fell asleep while he was working so she didn't notice (until Dad threw a fit!).