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News: West Side Story, Matt Dillon, Bush Golf, Ryan O'Meara

road.jpg Former Olympic skater Ryan O'Meara: I'm gay.

Stickyroad.jpg Madonna in bid to reunited Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake for her Sticky & Sweet tour. If that doesn't work, maybe Justin could just play both of them.

road.jpg Bush to attend McCain golf fundraiser. FLASHBACK: "Playing golf during a war just sends the wrong signal."

road.jpg Sarah Jessica Parker whacked her mole.

road.jpg Brisbane, Australia's gay, Aboriginal, and civil libertarian communities to march against Pope Benedict tomorrow: "We are protesting against the Pope's anti-queer, anti-abortion, anti-condom stance. The Pope is an extremely powerful and influential figure, who has called homosexuality 'an intrinsic moral evil', has said that abortion rights are a 'new holocaust', and who tells those in the midst of the HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa that contraception and sex education support a 'culture of death'."

road.jpg Scores of Methodist ministers in California putting careers on the line to officiate same-sex weddings: "The pastors could lose their jobs and clerical credentials in the church, the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination. Ministers in Santa Monica, Claremont, Walnut Creek and other cities have already performed ceremonies for gays and lesbians or are planning to do so. In addition, 82 retired pastors in Northern California signed a resolution in June offering to perform such weddings on behalf of ministers who feel they can't do so themselves."

Wssroad.jpg West Side Story revival to begin Broadway previews in 2009...

road.jpg Barry Manilow: too thin?

road.jpg Andrew Lloyd Webber reveals details of Phantom sequel at boozy UK bash.

road.jpg Participants at the Anglican Lambeth Conference will be invited to take a walk on the gay side: "Peterson Toscano, who is also booked for the Edinburgh Festival and the Greenbelt Christian arts festival this summer, promises good humour and topicality when he takes to the stage at the Keynes Lecture Theatre at the University of Kent on Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 July 2008, starting at 8pm. The lively theatrical performance activist will share his own spiritual story and experience, liberally sprinkled with excerpts from a play that tells how he survived the 'ex-gay' movement which has been encouraged in some Christian circles - 'Doin' Time in the Homo No Mo Halfway House'. The performances will also include a 'question and answer' session."

road.jpg Anti-gay protest at McDonald's goes pathetically.

Dillonroad.jpg Matt Dillon: open wide.

road.jpg Afghanistan, Bid Laden first: The John McCain blunder nobody has discussed yet.

road.jpg Al Gore to make ' moon shot' challenge on environment: "Just as John F. Kennedy set his sights on the moon, Al Gore is challenging the nation to produce every kilowatt of electricity through wind, sun and other Earth-friendly energy sources within 10 years, an audacious goal he hopes the next president will embrace...'I have never seen an opportunity for the country like the one that's emerging now,' Gore told The Associated Press in an interview previewing a speech on global warming he planned to give Thursday in Washington."

road.jpg Dennis Kucinich's impeachment resolution moves forward, ever so slowly...

road.jpg H&R Block offers $100 coupons or free TaxCut software to gay couples their software blocked from filing online: "Connecticut taxpayers Jason Smith and Settimio Pisu and the ACLU sent a demand letter last March to Block asking the tax preparer to stop penalizing gay couples because the software in use then didn’t support Connecticut civil union returns. Filers who encountered that problem were asked to contact a Block tax service office for help, for which higher fees were charged."

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  1. the big mac boycott is so pathetic it's hilarious but check out the bear in the aqua shirt -- i'll bet he's on the downlo, doesn't he just look it?

    Posted by: the queen | Jul 17, 2008 2:46:25 PM

  2. I remember when the queens were getting the vapors over Matt Dillion (during his Outsiders/Rumble Fish days). He always struck me as a trade-homophobic punk. Now here he is pasty, with a beer gut, a bad hair color trying to hide the gray and a touch of arthritis. Yes it happens to everyone, eventually.

    Posted by: ggreen | Jul 17, 2008 2:49:20 PM

  3. On McCain's blunder. Sen. McCain seems a lot more passive than Liberman. Both were wrong and still are, and that is not new to anyone. The fact that we are still fighting a disjointed war in the middle east says everything about their leadership.

    Posted by: Rafael | Jul 17, 2008 3:06:16 PM

  4. it most certainly does ggreen my dear --- ah i was such a pretty young thing in my day -- a real heartbreaker -- but as you say time eventually catches up with all us even matt dillon tho i'd love to give him a good time for old times sake...

    Posted by: the queen | Jul 17, 2008 3:08:07 PM

  5. Why is Madonna relying on Britney to generate buzz for her tour? I thought Madonna had a handle on what's hot in pop culture.

    I just read that one of the shorts Britney is doing involves the two of them scantily clad and messing around with each other. Boy that's not dated. Maybe Madonna will also wear pointed Gaultier bras on the tour.

    Posted by: Paul R | Jul 17, 2008 3:26:50 PM

  6. Somewhat off-subject, but I suppose because the video is not embeddable, even though it's free, it's not going to get reported on most blogs, even this one, which rather surprises me. Anyway, it was mentioned here last month, but the show has finally started, and Neil Patrick Harris is kicking ass with Dr. Horrible (, #1 on ITunes and subject of a lot of MSM attention right now. Just thought I'd put in a word for the guy. He's great as the evil doctor. Nathan Fillion is pretty easy on the eyes too.

    Posted by: OzoneDude | Jul 17, 2008 3:34:54 PM

  7. That West Side Story revival sounds like the dumbest thing ever. Don't touch Sondheim's lyrics. Don't mess with a classic! MY GOD!

    Posted by: Alex | Jul 17, 2008 3:58:55 PM

  8. Barry Manilow's "companion" is G-O-R-G-E-O-U-S! (but you knew that.)

    Posted by: John in Manhattan | Jul 17, 2008 3:59:04 PM

  9. The coming out of a figure skater cannot possibly be considered news anymore - unless it is a female skater.

    Posted by: Dan B | Jul 17, 2008 4:11:53 PM

  10. wow, the choreographer of "The Boy from Oz" and "The Life"... Difficult to surpass those classic moves.....(Hugh Jackman's gorgeous ass, aside)..

    Posted by: kile Ozier | Jul 17, 2008 4:21:27 PM

  11. *former* olympic skater

    Posted by: ryan | Jul 17, 2008 4:29:48 PM

  12. The captions on that Mickey D's shot are high-larious!!

    Kudos to the Brisbane libertarian communities on taking on the Pope and his aniquated(and deadly)beliefs!!

    The(newly out but yet looks so gay)skater article links to another article about Isaiah Washington support of gay marriage. Interesting read. Surprised that I didn't read it here first(or did I miss it?).

    Posted by: Shabaka | Jul 17, 2008 4:50:03 PM

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