Powerful Portrait Gains Fame For Artist, Attention For Cause • Raccoon Rapist Loses His Dick

This portrait of Evelyn Satterlee was painted 11 years ago, right after her mastectomy. Since then, the portrait has won the National Portrait Gallery's BP award and traveled around the globe. •

• WTF: An angry raccoon bit off the penis of a 44-year-old Russian man after he leapt drunkenly on the animal and attempted to rape it. • New research has found that repeatedly making bad jokes may lead to ridicule and embarrassment, with the worst responses often coming from a loved one. [Punny Jezebel ladies, are you listening? I kid. -Ed.] • A new ad for safe sex uses chewing gum and a soothing narrator to effectively illustrate the indiscriminate nature of HIV/AIDS. • A lesbian couple claim that they were treated unfairly by an Egyptian born doctor who refused to take them on as patients. Andrea and Ginette Markowski have filed a complaint against Dr. Kamelia Elias for discrimination. • A MRI performed on a woman with super memory revealed that several sections of her brain were enlarged. Scientists say this may help them discover the source of this rare gift. • A couple in their 20s have been arrested after walking naked through the streets of Singapore. • Esther Adams is a Victoria Beckham look-a-like, but apparently, being genetically blessed and making money off someone else's fame isn't enough for Esther: in an article in the Daily Mail, she complains about the difficulties of being an "imposhter". • A former high school cheerleader has lost her lawsuit for injuries she received when a teammate failed to catch her. The justices concluded that cheerleading is a "contact sport" and neither the male cheerleader who dropped her nor the school was liable for damages. • In 1974, Elaine Murphy wrote a letter to a prominent medical magazine, claiming that musicians often suffered from "cello scrotum," an ailment caused by the instrument rubbing against the performer's crotch. Over 30 years later, Murphy finally admitted that it was all an elaborate hoax. No word yet on whether or not "guitar nipple" is also fake. • Apparently, a cow by any other name would not be so productive: a study has found that cows with names produce more milk than their unnamed sisters. Researchers believe it is the "personal touch" that leads to more milk. • Parishioners at the Holy Family Church in New Jersey have been warned that Obama's new bill, the Freedom of Choice Act, may force many Catholic hospitals to close. Abortion rights groups claim that this is a "a distraction from issues around birth control and sex education for teens that could actually be considered in this Congress." • A former Hooters waitress is suing New York "restaurant" Hawaiian Tropic Zone for discrimination. She claims that the restaurant manager told her "you don't speak white" and "you are ghetto." •