News: Richard Sorian, Utah, Steve Pougnet, Gay Ice Cream

Road Scientist: 75% of the oil is still in the Gulf.

RoadGetEQUAL launches ENDA summer campaign.

Muniattack 'Watch it, faggot': RoadMan beaten on SF Muni train.

RoadKylie Minogue teddy bear porn banned from Facebook.

RoadGay man among Obama recess appointments: "(Yesterday) the White House announced President Barack Obama has made recess appointments of four nominees whose confirmations were being held up in the Senate. Among them is Richard Sorian, an openly gay man who will be the Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services."

RoadTed Olson and David Boies may seek to recoup legal fees from Protect Marriage if appeals court upholds Judge Walker's decision.

RoadAlexandra Burke has apparently seen Olivia Newton John's 'Physical' video.

RoadCharlie Crist moves to the left: "Months later, it's becoming more and more difficult to label Crist's departure from the GOP as simply a superficial endeavor. Either out of electoral expedience or ideological disenchantment, the governor has spent the past few days either purging himself of his Republican roots or actively courting Democratic audiences."

RoadMariah Carey is latest name in Idol judge pool.

RoadUtah Governor Gary Herbert invites gay leadership organizations to Log Cabin Republican-sponsored private reception: "But Log Cabin Republicans aren’t the only community members who are invited to the reception. All leadership organizations in the community have been invited, said Nimer, including the Utah Pride Center, Equality Utah and the Utah Steering Committee of the Human Rights Campaign."

Road Brandon Flowers sings "Bette Davis Eyes".

Pougnet RoadGay candidate Steve Pougnet and Mary Bono Mack face off in Palm Springs debate.

RoadShe thinks that she shall never see, a husband as lovely as a tree.

RoadWeb series to explore the NYC drag scene.

RoadAttitude magazine parent buys men's mag Loaded.

RoadShould SAG be honoring homophobe Ernest Borgnine?

RoadA chat with Doug Quint, who runs NYC's Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. On the new music for his truck: "…our music was written by [Go-Gos guitarist-singer] Jane Wiedlin…I don't play anything now and always wanted something original. People said, 'Play the Village People.' Hell, no! I always wanted it to be something of my own. The bells make people psychotic. I knew one driver who had to quit because the truck bells were driving him crazy. Either they don't hear it at all or it's slowly driving them to kill. Also, let the gaytimes roll!

RoadIs this charisma?

Road  White House confirms: Obama a Christian.

Glee_britney RoadBritney tweets from set of Glee.

RoadMaybe Matt Barber does really like shemale videos.

RoadCharges dismissed in attack on lesbian Kentucky teen, who said her "friends" tried to push her off a cliff.

RoadFederation of Gay Games votes to "adopt new anti-doping policies which will not be based on random, across-the-board testing, but rather will be more reflective of the Gay Games mission with respect to inclusion and participation, both in development and implementation."

Road Designer pube shaving grows in popularity.

RoadSenator Robert Casey Jr. (D-PA) introduces Safe Schools Improvement Act: "The bill would require that any public schools that receive federal funding develop anti-bullying policies that specifically prohibit bullying motivated by certain characteristics, including sexual orientation and gender identity. The measure would also mandate that schools and districts have effective prevention strategies in place to combat classroom harassment and would compel states to compile data on incidence of bullying and report the statistics to the U.S. Department of Education."

Posted August 20, 2010 at 3:05pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel