News: Andrew Cuomo, India, Lord Browne, Dolphins, Merwin
India celebrates first anniversary of landmark gay rights verdict.
Sarah Palin's porn face (it's in the details).
Mel Gibson goes off on ex: "You're an embarrassment to me. You look like a fucking pig in heat, and if you get raped by a pack of n***ers, it will be your fault."
NY gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on marriage equality: 'It's a priority.'
ACLU issues Independence Day "travel warnings" for Arizona.
Apple says perceived iPhone 4 reception issues have to do with display bars: "That drop seems exaggerated because the phone can wrongly display four or five bars of signal strength when it shouldn't, Apple said. 'Their big drop in bars is because their high bars were never real in the first place,' the company said in a letter to users."
Beckham does Wimbledon.
Justin Gaston, Ben Elliott get nude for PETA (nsfw).
W.S. Merwin named Poet Laureate of the United States: "Merwin, who was born in 1927 and lives in Hawaii, has twice won the Pulitzer Prize, most recently in 2009 for his collection 'The Shadow of Sirius.' Over a 60-year career, he has consistently explored the usual poetic themes -- man's relation to the natural world, memory and the mix of resignation and wisdom that makes life bearable. But he has done so with uncommon rigor, clarity, ecstatic vision and depth."
Ryanair to sell $8 standing airline tickets.
Robert Pattinson looking fine in Water for Elephants.
Focus on the Family isn't happy that Google is compensating its gay employees for tax inequities: “If Google wants to be truly fair to its employees, it should consider extra compensation to married heterosexuals who are bitten every April 15 by the marriage-penalty tax. How is offering more money to only one group to offset a perceived inequity not a form of discrimination against those groups not fortunate enough to receive such bonuses?”
Nelsan Ellis talks Lafayette.
Massive dolphin "superpod" spotted north of UK.
Lindsay Lohan gets punched in the face for her 24th birthday.
Gay former BP CEO appointed to high-profile role in British government: "Lord Browne, who headed the firm until his retirement in 2007, is expected to push through spending cuts and productivity improvements as a non-executive director for the British government."
Scissor Sisters want to see your butt.
Real World New Orleans' housemate Ryan reacts to a male kiss like a major closet case.
Slovenian man extorts friar over their affair: "Graz legal officials said today (Fri) the 23-year-old from Ljubljana - who will appear in court later this month - has been accused by a Styrian friar of trying to blackmail him over their affair. The cleric said the Slovenian told him his wife was sick when they met in 2005. They started a homosexual relationship after the friar agreed to financially support him. The Austrian paid several thousands Euros, but planned to abandon transactions over growing suspicions that the Slovenian had lied to him about his wife’s sickness. The Roman Catholic friar, 33, informed police after the man threatened to make his sexual orientation and their affair public."