News: Sylvester, Tax Cuts, Marc Jacobs, AmFAR, Ricky Martin

Road "Emergency summit" on LGBT rights next week.

RoadJudge Vaughn Walker sets today as final deadline for final appeals on discovery motions in Prop 8 challenge.

Noahmills RoadVman looks at Hollywood's new hunks.

RoadRebirth? Ricky Martin tweets nude video.

Right-wingers try to argue that by granting hospital visitation rights Obama has destroyed the fundamental argument for legalizing same-sex marriage.

RoadMighty Real: SF AIDS groups split $140K check from the estate of Sylvester.

RoadKiefer Sutherland ejected shirtless from London club.

RoadDraft congressional ethics rules would recognize same-sex marriages: "The ethics committee’s draft instruction manual offended both gay rights activists and their opponents.

For gay rights activists, the disclosure requirement is an attempt to saddle gay couples with some of the obligations of marriage without providing the full benefits of marriage, such as the right to file joint federal tax returns…On the other side, Tom McClusky, vice president of Family Research Council Action, the legislative arm of the FRC, said the Defense of Marriage Act is explicit in prohibiting federal entities from equating gay partners with opposite-sex married couples."

Batwoman  RoadBatwoman lesbian superhero comic set to make debut?

RoadDaniel Radcliffe heads back to Broadway: "[Radcliffe] will play the ambitious window washer J. Pierrepont Finch in a revival of 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying' that is planned for Broadway in the spring of 2011, its producers announced on Thursday."

RoadMan used homophobic slurs in Seattle hospital attack.

RoadUgly Betty headed to the big screen? Ana Ortiz: “There may be a movie. It’s something that we’ve been talking about and it’s something that [Ugly Betty star] America Ferrera would really love to do. That woman has so much determination that I can’t imagine anything she puts her mind to not getting done.”

RoadCheck out Kellan Lutz's Interview shower video.

RoadWATCH: New footage of Madonna during shooting of "Vogue" video.

Bookmarc RoadMarc Jacobs to open bookstore in New York's West Village.

Should gay book editors have the right to edit books for anti-gay authors?

RoadThe other 95% say "thanks for the tax cuts".

RoadClaim: Drunk police officer ran over woman in parking lot of gay bar, then was allowed to supervise the investigation.

RoadAmFAR: Homophobia threatening HIV/AIDS work in Africa. "Providing HIV services has become nearly impossible. 'We were referring our clients to doctors who had agreed to help us, but they’re finding it difficult to continue because they are afraid something will happen to their jobs. One doctor still manages to get us condoms, which we are able to distribute to MSM through our men’s organization. But we are limited in the number of people we are able to reach.'"

Posted April 16, 2010 at 3:05pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel