News: Cameron Diaz, Falcon Briefs, Log Cabin Republicans
Is former Rick Santorum communications director Robert Traynham about to be named new president of the Log Cabin Republicans?
Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake love the gays. Diaz: "No, of course not! I’m not at all intimidated [by Justin's gay fans]. I don’t even care about the girls who flash all their bits and pieces at him. None of that bothers me. I love it! I’m like, 'How awesome is your life? How cool is it to be you?' And Justin loves all of his fans. People adore him across the board, and he’s not uncomfortable with any part of it. We love the gays. A gay fan isn’t afraid to gush, which a girl doesn’t mind!"
Dreamgirls premieres in New York, Hudson hits TRL...
Al Gore slams Bush and Iraq war: "This is an utter disaster. This worst strategic mistake in the history of the United States." Urges Bush "to try to separate out the personal issues of being blamed in history for this mistake and instead recognize it’s not about him. It’s about our country and we all have to find a way to get our troops home and to prevent a regional conflagration there."
Falcon Studios changes its underwear. (site NSFW)
NYC officials ban trans fats in restaurants: "City health officials created the unprecedented new requirements Tuesday. Restaurants will get a grace period to make both changes, but by mid-2008, Dunkin' Donuts will have to find a substitute for the 3.5 grams of trans fat in its Boston Kremes and tell customers up front that the snacks contain 240 calories."
New Jersey legislators propose two "civil union" bills, reject "spousal union" as marriage term. Bills are denounced by gay rights leaders as "extremely weak". Senate president Richard J. Codey: “Historically in our fight for civil rights, regardless of what discrimination they face, we can never always do everything we’d like to do in one step. If you look at the history of discrimination against women, minorities, and so forth, it’s always been a struggle. But we’ve made great progress, and we’re going to continue to do that.”