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George Michael denies split with partner Kenny Goss.



NASA probe takes aim at Moon.


D.C. police investigating man's death at "JO party": "The organizer of the men's parties, who asked that he be identified only as David, said the victim appears to have fallen on a cement floor in the basement of the house about 5 a.m. and possibly hit his head on a metal pipe or a brick wall. He said he does not believe the victim fell down a flight of stairs, as some have speculated in postings on Craigslist."


Gossip Girl ménage à trois in the works.


Chicago police officer Richard Fiorito trumped up charges against gays and lesbians, video shows.



Shepard Fairey and the art of the election to be featured in new book, Manifest Hope.


WATCH: Joe the Plumber's stand-up comedy routine.


Florida student teased for being gay breaks, assaults another student: "He said he had been teased for two days and that he was upset and lost control. He said he was sorry if he hurt anybody, but when he gets angry he cannot control himself and that it runs in the family, according to his Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office report."


David Beckham hangs out with his in-laws.


Spice Girls plotting reunion?

Iraq New York magazine takes a lengthy look at the danger faced by gays in Iraq.


Gavin Newsom struggling with fundraising in California gubernatorial bid?


Former Boston City Councillor sues police department, alleging gay bashing following sting over liaison with teen.


Sharon Lettman named Executive Director of the National Black Justice Coalition.


Largest ever dinosaur footprints found in France: "Imprints measuring up to 2 metres (6ft 6in) in diameter and stretching over a vast area of land have been uncovered near the village of Plagne, 30 miles west of Geneva, according to the National Centre of Scientific Research. In a statement, the centre said the significance of the prints could not be overestimated. 'According to the researchers' initial work, these tracks are the biggest ever seen,' it said."



Sonia Sotomayor begins work as SCOTUS justice: "in the two cases on the docket, she asked as many questions and made as many comments as Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. The only sign of her newness was that she at times forgot to turn on her microphone before posing a question."


Backstage with Rufus Wainwright at last night's benefit for New York's Ali Forney Center.


David Letterman apologizes on air to wife and staff.


Tasmania to allow same-sex couples to register relationship.


Whitney Houston to join Desperate Housewives?


Dr. Erik Steele on marriage equality in Maine: "In the end, though, gay marriage is not about marriage or teenagers, and it is not even about gays as much as it is about us. Over the last 250 years, Americans have slowly chipped away the bias and ignorance used to deprive almost every American except wealthy, white men of equal standing before the law. The right of civil marriage for gays is about continuing that same march toward 'one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.' You cannot oppose it without betraying American values and the rights hard won for you by those victims of prejudice in almost every family tree who fought in their time for the rights we have in ours."

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  1. Justice Scalia doesn't look very healthy to me...nope. No, I'm not praying for his demise or anything--I'm a Christian!

    ...just his early retirement, that's all.

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Oct 6, 2009 3:28:01 PM

  2. Newsom's gubernatorial campaign is DOA.

    California voted against gay marriage (twice).

    And because the mayor is tied at the hip to those failures, it makes him look like a one-issue candidate. Not to mention a loser. That's a public image which is almost impossible to shake off.

    Posted by: John | Oct 6, 2009 3:39:33 PM

  3. Huh, I wonder how that student thought that was an excuse? Anyways, I'm surprised I hadn't heard anything considering the school is five minutes from my house, lol.

    Posted by: Chris | Oct 6, 2009 4:20:00 PM

  4. I wish George Michael and Kenny Goss would split up. It just seems like one long and miserable codependent relationship.

    Posted by: yogchick | Oct 6, 2009 9:32:52 PM

  5. David Scondras got the shit kicked out of him, again, after trying to nail a teenager, again?

    Posted by: Naughty Lola | Oct 6, 2009 10:15:53 PM

  6. Re: Student Assault

    Wow, that's supposedly an excuse now? I could understand if the victim was constantly harassing the boy about it, but from that article it sounds like the boy's temper went off on a completely innocent person.

    Posted by: Yuki | Oct 7, 2009 3:48:21 AM

  7. My, Clarence and Antonin do look so very unhappy in that picture! Is there anyone on this planet more miserable than Clarence Thomas? Scalia looks like he's ready to leap from that chair if Judge Sotomayor so much as breathes on him!

    Posted by: mike | Oct 7, 2009 1:31:46 PM

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