News: Marco Rubio, Lithuania, Modern Family, The Kid, ROTC

 road UK parliament hung.

 roadHusband of homophobe Iris Robinson loses seat in Northern Ireland.

Givenchy  roadGivenchy designer Richard Tisci uses transgender model in campaign. WWD won't say which one it is.

 roadMariah Carey launches fragrance for ghetto fabulous munchkins.

 roadTeabagger Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio to be keynote speaker at anti-gay Florida Family Policy Council dinner: "The Florida Family Policy Council is also one of the main groups behind Florida's anti-gay Amendment 2, the "Marriage Protection Amendment", that passed in 2009 and enshrined discrimination into the Florida constitution by not only banning same-sex marriages, but also civil unions and any other relationship recognition for gay Floridians."

 roadJake Gyllenhaal wants to be taken less seriously.

 roadPrince Harry training to fly Apache helicopters.

 roadLithuanian court reverses ban on Gay Pride parade: "A Lithuanian appeals court says a gay pride parade can go ahead as planned this weekend, overturning a ban imposed by a lower court that cited security concerns.
Law enforcement officials have warned that Saturday's parade in downtown Vilnius could spark violence and should be canceled, an argument that swayed the lower court."

Modernfamily   roadDoes Modern Family have a problem with same-sex kissing?

 roadNYC gay lounge Vlada begins weekly party for HIV-positive men.

 roadHIV PSA fail.

 roadSimon Curtis plays The Roxy.

 roadThe Kid: The musical about gay adoption based on Dan Savage's memoir, opens in NYC. "As with many books-turned-musicals, the art of creating 'The Kid' was one of fits and starts, with initially important characters like Dan’s father ultimately cast aside and the depiction of the baby’s mother — a homeless teenager named Melissa — carefully considered and reconsidered. Aiming to appeal to a wide audience, the creators also wrestled with how explicitly to render both the graphically sexual jokes in the book and the politics of gay adoption, which the creators — most of them gay men — did not want to shy away from in the musical."

Urie Winner:  roadUrie gets Lucille Lortel award for 'Temperamentals' role. Show to close.

 roadROTC Student must pay $80,000 in loans back to the military after coming out as a lesbian!

 roadJonathan Capehart of the Washington Post is no longer a fan of Gabourey Sidibe.

 roadBritain sees first domestic violence murder within a civil partnership.

 roadAntony & The Johnsons announce new album Swanlights, and book.

 roadPennsylvania prison guard settles federal anti-gay harassment suit: "A guard at a state prison in Fayette County has settled his federal lawsuit claiming co-workers have harassed him based on their perception that he is gay.
The lawsuit contends a co-worker told others he had a protection-from-abuse order against John Yanik Jr., of South Union Township, fueling rumors, innuendo, and other ill treatment by other guards who now believe Yanik is gay."