Vote on proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Massachusetts has been postponed until at least June 14th: “Before it can reach the 2008 ballot, the proposed amendment needs the backing of 25 percent — or at least 50 lawmakers — in two successive sittings of the Legislature. It won approval in the previous Legislature in January. Those opposed and in support of gay marriage agree that based on past votes and the stated positions of incoming lawmakers, about 57 support the amendment. There are 200 lawmakers in the House and Senate.”
Subtropical storm Andrea, the first named storm of the season even though the season doesn’t officially start until June 1, is dissipating off the Atlantic coast.
Tim Russert describes meeting of Republican congressmen with Bush, Gates, Rice, Rove, and Snow: “[O]ne said ‘My district is prepared for defeat. We need candor, we need honesty, Mr. President.’ The president responded, ‘I don’t want to pass this off to another president. I don’t want to pass this off, particularly, to a Democratic president,’ underscoring he understood how serious the situation was.”
Val Kilmer has turned into a daddy bear.
NYC gay millionaire Steven Green, jailed for being one of the city’s worst landlords and sentenced in February to 33 months for tax evasion and real estate fraud, was recently hit by a car.
Apple patent filing shows multi-sided iPod with touch screen interface.
The world’s self-proclaimed first supermodel Janice Dickinson on gays, George W. Bush, and her ongoing sex appeal: “He’s out of control. I’m going to go out and start breaking things because I’m so angry. The most important thing I’ve done with my kids is that I’ve raised them in an environment that is gay-friendly, so they’re not homophobic. It’s important to pass the torch on. But I embarrass them. If I wear a slutty dress my son cringes. Basically, all of his friends want to fuck me. 53 and 19-year-old men want to fuck me!”
Paris Hilton drives again, proving arrogance has no speed limit.
Helsinki, Finland is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, the gayest pop show on the planet: “If you took the talent portion from the Miss America pageant and crossed it with American Idol, the end result would look a lot like Eurovision (or ESC, as fans like to call it). It’s all about being big, bombastic and noticeable.”