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Longtime HIVAIDS activist Howard Jacobs dies in L.A. at 45.
The surface of Mars as revealed by orbiter.
New MTV reality series to feature Jersey shore house "full of the hottest, tannest, craziest Guidos."
Purdue students protest professor Bert Chapman's blog post arguing the "economic case against homosexuality". Chapman: "As a conservative Christian, I firmly believe the homosexual lifestyle is morally wrong, and my blog posting sought to emphasize there are economic and public policy implications to widespread and open acceptance of this lifestyle."
10-year-old refuses to say Pledge of Allegiance until there is liberty and justice for gays.
Marriage equality in Connecticut one year later: "Fully half of the gay and lesbian couples who wed in Connecticut were from other states or other countries. They came from South Dakota, Mississippi, Russia, Hawaii, Costa Rica and Israel, among other far-flung locales. But above all, they came from New York: 455 Empire State couples traveled to Connecticut to marry."
Balloon boy family to plead GUILTY to hoax.
High school band marches in Palm Springs Gay Pride parade.
Human Rights Campaign throws support behind Kirsten Gillibrand: "From her personal lobbying of the New York legislature in support of marriage rights to helping garner support for a Senate hearing on repealing 'Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,' Gillibrand has time and again stood for fairness for all."
Corpus Christi, the Terrence McNally play featuring a gay Jesus, to be mounted in Orange County, California.
And he only gets better with age.
PREVIEW: Rihanna's Rated R.
Jon Stewart catches Sean Hannity using Glenn Beck's "enhanced crowd" teabagger march footage. Hannity, although it "pained him," admitted Stewart was right.
Kim Kardashian fitted with prosthetic face.
Gore Vidal: a life in pictures.
Reverend Donnie McClurkin goes off on gays: ""God did not call young people to such perversion. Society has failed him, his church has failed him ... I would be homosexual to this day if Jesus hadn't delivered."
Title and summary for Prop 8 repeal ballot language to be released next week: "As soon as the approval is given, the Restore Equality 2010 campaign will have 150 days to collect approximately 700,000 valid pen and ink signatures by voters registered in California. To account for the invalid signatures that are bound to show up on the forms, the Restore Equality 2010 campaign is aiming to collect 1 million signatures within the 150 day timeframe."