News: The Arctic, Washington D.C., Smurfs, Rwanda, Ochocinco
D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics to hear arguments today regarding Bishop Harry Jackson's referendum against recognition of same-sex marriage and whether or not it can go forward. Hundreds watch hearing...
3,000 students dress up as Smurfs to break world record.
A gay soldier's husband speaks from the shadows.
NYT advice on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell': "President Obama should see if there is indeed any action he could take on his own while awaiting the military’s assessment. In the end, it will be up to Congress to root out 'don’t ask, don’t tell' by overturning the law that brought it about."
Some upset over Obama shoe photo.
Barbara Bush finds a hot piece.
Pregnant man Thomas Beatie gives birth again.
Charlie Rose talks about the federal challenge to Proposition 8 with David Boies.
Is your phone spying on you? "This new generation of -user-friendly spy-phone software has become widely available in the last year—and it confers stunning powers. The latest programs can silently turn on handset microphones even when no call is being made, allowing a spy to listen to voices in a room halfway around the world. Targets are none the wiser: neither call logs nor phone bills show records of the secretly transmitted data."
Oraine Barrett is the first Black model to appear on the cover of Brazil's DOM magazine.
Adam Lambert to appear on 20/20 this Friday.
Catholic group compares San Francisco Board of Supervisors to Nazis for "denouncing a Vatican order to Catholic Charities not to place adoptive children with same-sex couples."
Cyndi Lauper holds summer auction for True Colors Fund.
Mormon fringe ponders 'chemical castration' for gays: "[I]s chemical castration an option for LDS gays? I mean, if you're faithful LDS & accept that for whatever reason the Lord has put you on Earth as a "eunuch" (best case, if you can stay strong), why should you have to struggle with incessant thoughts that are not just inappropriate now, but will be inappropriate in the next life, too, only serve to pervert any desires to have children in a celestial relationship in the next life."
Stars show up for True Blood premiere.
Not coming back: Satellite images show decimation of 99 percent of rainforest in Rwanda.
Limited hunting of humpback whales considered.
Fabien Baron returning to Interview magazine as Glenn O'Brien exits.
NFL players Chad Ochocinco and Carson Palmer have "Brokeback Mountain" relationship.