News: Helene Gayle, Equality March, Caster Semanya, Lance Bass
Arnold Schwarzenegger to induct Harvey Milk into California Hall of Fame. Will he have the gall to veto Harvey Milk Day again after doing so? You can still call 916-445-2841 (and press a button) to voice your support for the Harvey Milk day bill.
Lance Bass has a new bodyguard.
Tests on runner Caster Semenya show unusually high testosterone levels.
Louise at Pam's house Blend points us to two fundraisers for the Maine marriage equality battle.
Dr. Helene Gayle tapped to lead Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Sebelius: "Dr. Gayle is an internationally acclaimed leader with a long history of working to end the epidemic both around the world and here at home in the United States. We are hopeful that the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, under her leadership, will serve a platform to share our plans and insights with the public health community and the public and serve as a vehicle to carry their ideas and input back to the Administration."
David Beckham opts for more modest swimwear on American shores.
Late Lady Gaga booed in Britain.
AfterElton interviews NCIS actress and civil rights activist Pauley Perrette.
Little Britain's Matt Lucas looking for romance.
Former Naval petty officer Keith Meinhold on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell: "We serve this country honorably, too."
Michelangelo Signorile on why he's decided to attend the National Equality March in D.C.: "It’s time for these new, even risky approaches, and it’s time to ask for it all -- now. That’s why I’m going to Washington for the National Equality March -- called for by legendary activists David Mixner and Cleve Jones -- even though, like others, I wasn’t initially down with the idea. It’s time the rest of us showed up on the National Mall and let Obama know that the cocktail party crowd -- the suck-ups, the sycophants, and the scaredy-cats -- doesn’t represent us."
James Kirchik profiles Shmuel Herzfeld, Washington's gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi.
Wilmer Valderrama scowls in the surf.
New Zealand principal who stole from school now claims he's being victimized for being gay.
Political Science professor calls on Maryland to lead in marriage equality.
Lesbian UK policewoman throws her support behind gay night at town's pub, speaks about her sexuality.
The SF Chronicle talks to The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California: "As a Christian in the Episcopal Church, I firmly believe in a God who's transcendent, who encompasses the whole universe. There's a lot of attention paid to human sexuality. But when we frame the question as 'Is it too much?' there's almost an implication that there's only so much energy to go around."