News: Nicholas Hoult, Slug, Cuba, Ian McKellen, Shark Tagging
Lesbian couple rescues woman from D.C. Metro tracks.
I thought that I would never see a slug as lovely as a tree.
Train operator in Japan is a major pussy.
A list of prominent Republicans who have come out for marriage equality.
Don't sit down: "Research is preliminary, but several studies suggest people who spend most of their days sitting are more likely to be fat, have a heart attack or even die."
Atlanta won't apologize (for now) for raid on Eagle gay bar: "The Public Safety Committee of the Atlanta City Council tonight voted to 'hold' (or indefinitely postpone) a resolution to apologize for the actions committed by police officers at the Atlanta Eagle bar on September 10-11, 2009."
Court upholds rejection of Russia's first same-sex marriage.
Colin Firth wishes you a happy anus.
Nicholas Hoult does Vman.
Barney Frank does U-turn on election night health care reform statement — now says he'll support: "I'm easy. I'm strongly inclined to vote for the thing, even though I don't like the health care tax thing. But you know, I was ready to vote for the bill when I had people on the left yelling at me not to vote for it. So you know I'll vote for any of it... to try and move the process along."
Amy Fisher to strip for Haiti relief.
Great White Shark tagged off Cape Cod shows up in Florida.
Illinois Senate candidate Jacob Meister sues public tv station WTTW, claims exclusion from debate is because he is gay: "There are very few things, at this point, distinguishing myself from the other candidates, and my sexual orientation is one. I can’t understand why else [WTTW] would censor my message from getting to the 40 percent of undecided voters still out there."
Prince William meets Roger Federer.
Richard Branson's space tourism adventure to be reality show.
Mariela Castro says Cuba has been performing state-sponsored sex change surgeries, and she's also accusing the Communist Party of excluding gays: "It is not spelled out in any statute, but implicitly they are rejected."
Californians Against Hate launches ad attacking Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church.
New Utah state senator Ben McAdams speaks out for expanding gay rights:
Ian McKellen scolds homophobic sports fans: "When it comes to the business of simply being honest about who they are, some of them become little shrinking violets because they're afraid, probably, of being booed from the terraces, and that must be a horrible experience and shame on people who do it. But it ain't [sic] going to stop someone being a fantastic footballer because they're honest about their private lives, is it? I don't believe so and the world is changing and sport, I'm afraid, is very slow to catch up."