News: Nicholas Hoult, Slug, Cuba, Ian McKellen, Shark Tagging

 roadLesbian couple rescues woman from D.C. Metro tracks.

Slug roadI thought that I would never see a slug as lovely as a tree.

 roadTrain operator in Japan is a major pussy.

 roadA list of prominent Republicans who have come out for marriage equality.

 roadProtect Mawwiage.

 roadDon'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."

 roadAtlanta 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."

 roadCourt upholds rejection of Russia's first same-sex marriage.

 roadColin Firth wishes you a happy anus.

Hoult  roadNicholas Hoult does Vman.

 roadBarney 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."

 roadAmy Fisher to strip for Haiti relief.

 roadGreat White Shark tagged off Cape Cod shows up in Florida.

 roadIllinois 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."

 roadPrince William meets Roger Federer.

Virgin  roadRichard Branson's space tourism adventure to be reality show.

 roadMariela 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."

 roadCalifornians Against Hate launches ad attacking Mitt Romney and the Mormon Church.

 roadNew Utah state senator Ben McAdams speaks out for expanding gay rights:

 roadIan 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."