• Three baton twirlers at a Texas high school have been suspended from performing from two football games and one pep rally after they danced to Katy Perry's "I Kissed A Girl" at a school pep rally last week. • Sad news everyone: Rupert, the baby deer we proclaimed to be The Cutest Thing, Ever yesterday passed away yesterday afternoon. The bloggers over at BWE are bereft. • Female business owners are pushing for more government contracts as the Small Business Administration announced this week that the 2000 Congress ruling that female business owners receive 5% of government contracts will be expanded to 31 industries from 4. •• An animal welfare journalist named Mira Tweti (pronounced "Tweety") advocates "planned parroting," or being aware of the challenges of raising parrots, to keep down the rising numbers of unwanted pet birds. • A new regulation in England, which went into effect today, no longer requires barristers to wear wigs in the courtroom. • A new craze of wacky beauty gadgets in Japan gave birth to the Kogao Meiku Beruto, or "small face make belt," which is a strap worn around the head that claims to shrink the wearer's face over time. • On Monday, New York City Transit, which is part of the MTA, will begin distributing 200,000 pamphlets about sexual harassment on public transportation to accompany the new anti-sexual harassment SubTalk ads in subways. • A female arsonist and police officer from Wisconsin is engaged to one of the firefighters who responded to a blaze she set in an abandoned house in March. • Police in England are investigating a death threat against a female priest following a series of hate crimes against her, including someone throwing a lit candle into her car.• Parent Television Council filed an indecency complaint with the FCC after a portion of a male contestant's penis slipped out of his shorts during the season premiere of Survivor: Gabon. CBS calls the incident "completely unintentional" and "virtually undetectable." • A 20-year-old woman from Atlanta was "livid" and "scared to death" when some men attempted to "rape" her after someone posted a phony "rape fantasy" ad for her on Craigslist. • When a New York woman told a nurse during a routine GYN exam that she had been treated for PMS mood swings in the past she was transfered to the psych ER unit and wasn't allowed to be released until after 5 hours of tests. • An argument this week between two brothers in Boston over a dog that ate the other brother's watermelon eventually led to one of the brothers repeatedly stabbing himself to prove he wasn't afraid of pain. • And just to prove that women can sometimes be prone to violent overreaction: A woman in Florida punched and bit her ex-husband on Monday after he forgot to buy kitty litter. • Many breast cancer advocates from the U.S. are reaching out to Africa to help promote breast cancer awareness and proper treatment , including a delegation of advocates and doctors that will travel to Ghana in October to open a medical center to educate and treat breast cancer. •