Linky-loos for your week:
- Apparently, Sonal Shah is the highest paid Indian American in the White House. Apparently, that's news.
- Californian Hmong American women are less likely to get a pap smear; their rate of cervical cancer is four times that of white women.
- Sanctions against Iran are causing problems for students trying to take the TOEFL so that they can study in the U.S. Their test fees can't be processed.
- Some Gulf fishermen are protesting the re-opening of fishing grounds; they'd rather work to clean up than to catch tainted fish.
- "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" opponent Lt. Dan Choi fired from military for being publicly gay. Commentary here, including the burning question: Why did Obama go back on his promise to kill "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"?
- Atlantic has a profile of Russell Peters ... with videos!
- While accelerating overall deportations, Obama Admin has halted deportations of undocumented students and slowed deportations of undocumented immigrants with no crimes (besides being undocumented) on their records. Shockingly, the Repugnantcans are against it.
- O-Dub has an article in the Atlantic blog about mixed marriage trends.
- The first JA manager in major league baseball history, Don Wakamatsu, was fired from the Seattle Mariners for their poor performance.
- SF Chron talks about H.P. Mendoza's 2009 film, Fruit Fly, which will be screening in SF this week. It's about a Filipina performance artist fag hag. See trailer below: