News: Boxer Briefs, Barry Manilow’s Hip, Moustaches

road.jpg Hundreds took to the streets on Friday night in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood to rally against the hateful attacks that took place near Balboa Park over Gay Pride weekend.

Iraqi_policeroad.jpg Remember the 14-year-old gay Iraqi boy murdered on his doorstep? Evidence shows increase in Iraqi Shia death squad executions of homosexuals: “There is growing evidence that Shia militias have been killing men suspected of being gay and children who have been sold to criminal gangs to be sexually abused. The threat has led to a rapid increase in the numbers of Iraqi homosexuals now seeking asylum in the UK because it has become impossible for them to live safely in their own country.”

road.jpg Hugh Jackman‘s lucky charm: a pair of ten-year-old boxer briefs.

road.jpg Marvel Comics Editor in Chief says that due to “ridiculous” pressure from “pro-family” groups like Traditional Values Coalition, the company will not be publishing titles with gay and lesbian characters without an “explicit content” label: “The last thing we want to do is have everybody come down on the entire comic book industry.”

road.jpg Barry Manilow to undergo hip surgery.

Piazzaroad.jpg What your facial hair says about you: “You’ve got some who are hairy and do nothing about it, some who are almost obsessive about being clean-shaven, and some who just keep their facial hair neatly trimmed—and what goes on up top is usually a good indication of what goes on below.”

road.jpg World’s first gay motor show set to start its engines in Cardiff, UK.

road.jpg Western Australia National Party passes motion supporting gay and lesbian civil unions: “This move by the National Party shows that there is an increasing level of support within the party to secure fairness and certainty for same-sex couples and their families, especially those in rural and regional Western Australia.”