News: Uganda, Maggie Gallagher, Net Neutrality, Jane Lynch

 road  Don't be evil: Is Google in a secret deal with Verizon to kill Net Neutrality?

Twist  roadLittle Jack Twist.

 roadUganda "kill the gays" bill stalls in committee.

 roadTweets: How celebrities responded to the Prop 8 ruling.

 roadBizarre trading bots have infiltrated the nation's stock exchanges: "In fact, it's hard to figure out exactly what they're up to or gauge their impact. Are they doing something illicit? If so, what? Or do the patterns emerge spontaneously, a kind of mechanical accident? If so, why? No matter what the answers to these questions turn out to be, we're witnessing a market phenomenon that is not easily explained."

 roadEnrique Iglesias holds up his end of a World Cup bet and waterskis naked.

 roadRufus Wainwright on Kylie Minogue: "I first saw [her] in her video for 'Can't Get You Out of My Head' and was instantly smitten — but also a little scared. 'Finally, a white Grace Jones!' I thought, and on one hand wanted to see her, but only as long as it wasn't in a dark alley: Her pulsing sexuality interferes with my gaydar, and who knows what horrible things could happen!"

 roadLike buttah.

Gillard   roadAustralia's Julia Gillard govt. blocks its gay citizens from receiving documents it needs to marry overseas.

 roadNow the defense in the murder trial of Lawrence King's teen killer Brandon McInerney wants the venue changed: "Defense lawyers say their client, Brandon McInerney, can't get a fair trial in Ventura County, in part because of pre-trial publicity. Judge Charles Campbell will hear the motion on Aug. 23." They will do anything possible to delay this trial.

 roadMaggie Gallagher freaks out in the SF Chronicle: "If this ruling is upheld, millions of Americans will face for the first time a legal system that is committed to the view that our deeply held moral views on sex and marriage are unacceptable in the public square, the fruit of bigotry that should be discredited, stigmatized and repressed. Parents will find that, almost Soviet-style, their own children will be re-educated using their own tax dollars to disrespect their parents' views and values."

 roadArgentina observes its first legal same-sex prison marriage.

Crelia roadA young man talks about his HIV diagnosis, and the tattoo he got to mark it (site NSFW).

 roadYou can now visit Jane Lynch at Madame Tussaud's.

 roadAFA's Tim Wildmon calls for impeachment of Prop 8 Judge Vaughn Walker: "Well, this ruling is bad behavior – in fact, it’s very, very bad behavior – and we call on all members of the House of Representatives who respect the Constitution to launch impeachment proceedings against this judge." Bitch, please.

 roadGoogle Wave is finished: "The service will remain live, says Google, although they say it may eventually come down. Google has also open sourced parts of the code and say they will create tools to let users 'liberate' their data…"


  1. Steve says

    Tim Wildmon – on what basis should Judge Walker be impeached? Did Wildmon *read* the decision? It was logical, well-reasoned, articulate, systematic, analytical – and the defense’s witnesses were unreliable. It seems to me that Judge Walker did his job.

    Another uneducated lunatic….

  2. alguien says

    wow! gallagher’s getting her fat ass kicked in the comments section of that opinion piece she wrote.

    i’d say that the comments are running about 20 to 1 or so against maggie.

  3. Peter says

    Steve, Judge Walker dared to disagree with Tim Wildmon’s fanaticism. To that bigot, that’s an impeachable offense.

  4. Paul says

    you know…what I don’t understand is why anybody would care what this fat, uneducated bitch has to say. She doesn’t not live in California…she has no background in Constitutional law or how the law works. Also, Judge walker was appointed by Ronald Regan and blocked, then finally appointed by GEORGE H BUSH SENIOR!! HELLLO FUCKING LO. He is not necessarily gay friendly, but you have to realize that the proponents arguments didn’t hold up in court…gays can’t get married because they can’t procreate…REALLY Neither can an 80 year old, but they can still get married, and technically the argument or not being able to procreate is NOT TRUE gay men can have a surrogate, they still have the ability to procreate, they just don’t want to fuck a woman to do it. Conversly, a gay woman doesn’t want to fuck a man either!! For Crying out loud…this fat bitch needs to be called out!! She is really the poster child for a good marriage…where is her husband?

  5. Latebrosus says

    “…our deeply held moral views on sex and marriage are unacceptable in the public square, the fruit of bigotry that should be discredited, stigmatized and repressed.”

    Holy frikeezles. Did Maggie just admit she’s a bigot?

  6. assumed.identity says

    ‘Finally, a white Grace Jones!’

    This is super insulting and just a smidge racist. Who needs a white Grace Jones when we already have a Grace Jones? Also, come on queen, as much as i love Kylie, she is nowhere near the same level of amazing as Grace.

    But anyway, gotta go, I’m looking for a black Rufus Wainwright.