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News Brief: Wednesday’s 10 Biggest Winners & Losers


Wednesday was a busy day for news. Not only did the Supreme Court rule on pivotal gay rights cases, but everything from murder to Paula Deen went down today. Here’s a quick round up of everything you may have missed broken down into convenient “Winners & Losers” categories.

Winner: Stonewall


Following the decisions by the Supreme Court, the LGBTQ community gathered outside of Stonewall Inn to celebrate landmark victories. (Check out this great Instagram video.)


Loser: Bono


U2’s front inexplicably man sat down with Focus On The Family, which has done considerable damage to the LGBT movement and now gets to promote their ties to the singer.

Winner: Nancy Pelosi


In case you missed it, Pelosi swiftly shut down Michele Bachmann’s SCOTUS remarks.


Loser: Michele Bachmann

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Winner: Google


Google loves gays and showed its pride with a little Easter egg.

Loser: Aaron Hernandez


The New England Patriots tight end was released from the team after he was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Winner: Crossfire


The long-running political debate program on CNN is making its return after several years off the air.

Loser: Roger Federer

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The tennis champion was knocked out of Wimbledon during Day 3 of the tournament. Aging is a bitch.

Winner: Fans of The Hills


Entertainment Weekly reported that the show will air an alternate ending to the series in August. What is it? And why? And how? And obviously, can’t wait!

Loser: Paula Deen

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This ongoing saga of Deen’s usage of the N-word reached a new high with the tearful Matt Lauer interview on the Today show. It was not a good PR move.