Matthew Shepard will be honored with a plaque at the Washington National Cathedral

(CNN)The Washington National Cathedral will dedicate a plaque next week to memorialize Matthew Shepard, whose cremated remains were interred there one year ago. On Monday, the Washington National Cathedral and the Matthew Shepard Foundation will hold a ceremony to dedicate the Matthew Shepard Memorial Plaque to honor this legacy. Shepard’s remains are held in the cathedral’s West Crypt Columbarium but are not accessible to the public. In the same crypt, deaf-blind author and activist Helen Keller’s remains are also held. Over the past year, a slow but steady trickle of visitors has come to the chapel to honor Shepard, leaving notes, flowers, candles, and other mementos that are preserved in the cathedral archives, a cathedral spokesperson said. Shepard’s plaque will …

Ole Miss lose Golden Egg after wide receiver’s dog-pee celebration

Elijah Moores attempt to leave his mark on Mississippi State territory penalised as unsportsmanlike conduct Ole Miss wide receiver Elijah Moore cost his team a chance to win the Golden Egg on Thursday night, after he celebrated a key touchdown with four seconds left by pretending to pee like a dog. The effort to leave his mark on Mississippi State territory was penalised as unsportsmanlike conduct, meaning the extra point attempt was moved back 15 yards. The penalty prevented Mississippi from going for a winning two-point conversion but they could still have taken the game to overtime. In the event, Rebels kicker Luke Logan missed the 35-yard shot and Mississippi State escaped with a 21-20 victory in the 116th Egg …

The most important costume in HBO’s Watchmen

I want you to think about what youre wearing The uniform a man wears changes him. Make sure yours changes you for the better. Watchmens sixth episode begins with a solemn celebration of the NYPD uniform, as a young Will Reeves (Jovan Adepo) joins their ranks in 1938. Hell soon learn that the uniform isnt necessarily a badge of honor, but the message sticks: The clothes you wear can shape your actions. The original Hooded Justice was a pastiche of early superhero comics, which in turn drew heavily from masked vigilante stories like Zorro, and from the aesthetic of circus strongmen. Heavily implied to be white and conservative, Hooded Justice was a relic of a pre-spandex era. With a black …

Bad sex award: shortlist announced for ‘Britain’s most dreaded literary prize’

Dubious honour lines up contenders for the years most outstandingly awful sexual scene, with Elizabeth Gilbert and Didier Decoin among the nominees Describing itself as Britains most dreaded literary prize, the Literary Reviews Bad sex in fiction award has unveiled this years shortlist, which ranges from Elizabeth Gilbert, the bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, to the acclaimed French novelist Didier Decoin. Dreamed up in 1993 by the Literary Reviews the editor Auberon Waugh and critic Rhoda Koenig, the award is for the years most outstandingly awful scene of sexual description in an otherwise good novel. It is intended to draw attention to the poorly written, redundant, or downright cringeworthy passages of sexual description in modern fiction. This years contenders …