News: Santorum, Cockroaches, Thomas Roberts, New Zealand

Road Gay rights not high on the list for either party.

RoadGay Kalamazoo city councilman Terry Kuseske dies, is remembered in somber roll call.

Shuttle RoadNew York's Intrepid Air and Space Museum to get retired Space Shuttle? Schumer: "I believe we are in good shape. It's not a done deal, but the arguments we have made about why the shuttle belongs in New York are resonating."

Road"Getting pissed" has a whole new meaning.

RoadAre cockroach brains the key to combating superbugs? "We hope that these molecules could eventually be developed into treatments for E. coli and MRSA infections that are increasingly resistant to current drugs…Insects often live in unsanitary and unhygienic environments where they encounter many different types of bacteria. It is therefore logical that they have developed ways of protecting themselves against micro-organisms."

RoadSister Wives: Reality show about polygamy to premiere.

RoadRick Santorum plagued by frothy mixture.

RoadSharp-dressed men at the GQ Men of the Year awards.

RoadHost and musical guest for the season opener of SNL have been announced.

Ellen_promises RoadEllen DeGeneres makes surprise cameo in Broadway's Promises, Promises.

RoadL.A. journalist Karen Ocamb slams National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association for condoning SF Chronicle's coverage of Prop 8: "…the political desk hijacked the social story of the now infamous first graders surprise field trip to their beloved teacher’s lesbian wedding at city hall. Both No on Prop 8 campaign consultant Steve Smith and Yes on 8 campaign manager Frank Schubert later agreed that the Oct. 11 front page story turned the tide of the election."

Madonna RoadMadonna talks Herb Ritts: The first time I [met] Herb was on the set of Desperately Seeking Susan—and it's true, he put a pair of underwear on my head. I thought he was a real geek." Also, rides subway.

RoadMerle Haggard, Jerry Herman, Bill T. Jones, Paul McCartney & Oprah Winfrey to Receive 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors

RoadGay man attacked in Brighton, UK cruising area: "The 51-year-old was approached by three teenagers near Dukes Mound at 0130 BST on Friday. One of the youths kicked the victim, causing him to fall to the ground and break his arm."

RoadBoycott Target page reportedly locked down due to 'copyright infringement (page linked here is a new one).

RoadTom Emmer espouses "family values" yet THIS is how he taught his son to behave.

RoadSwoonworthy's Fantasy Football team.

RoadTexas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Bill White to appear in Dallas Gay Pride parade.

RoadPaul Wesley muscles in to Vanity Fair.

Thomas_roberts RoadThomas Roberts: "When it comes to where we are in this country with certain issues, like civil rights for gays and lesbians, the media can continue to open up the dialogue. It’s not really a red or blue issue; it’s an issue of humanity and justice. It shouldn’t be so politicized. It’s just about human beings."

RoadFirst-hand account of the recent New Zealand earthquake, from inside a gay sauna: "I looked out there and the stairs had been wrenched off the building. Bricks had fallen and smashed the stairs."

RoadMiss New York Claire Buffie to be honored at Empire State Pride Agenda fall dinner, hosted by Andy Cohen and Sarah Jessica Parker.

RoadObama won't compromise on Bush tax cuts: "President Obama on Wednesday will make clear that he opposes any compromise that would extend the Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthy beyond this year, officials said, adding a populist twist to an election-season economic package that is otherwise designed to entice support from big businesses and their Republican allies. "


  1. says

    “Obama won’t compromise on Bush tax cuts:”

    Except when he DOES compromise on Bush tax cuts. You left out the part about him refusing to veto an extension if passed by cnogress, all but guaranteeing that they will remain intact. With Obama, you ALWAYS have to read the fine print.

  2. PDX_Guy says

    Emmer has been caught twice for drunk driving, looks like his son is ready to follow in his footsteps. I hope neither one of them kills someone when doing so, other than maybe themselves.

  3. ratbastard says

    Santorum is a freak…and I don’t mean that in a cool way.

    Message to gay Englishman in Brighton:

    Whist out cruising at 1:30am it’s best to turn and run when approached by 3 teenage males…or hide until they leave. In fact, it’s not a good idea to cruise in the style perhaps you are accustomed to at all…there are a lot of crazy violent people in this world. I’d really try and avoid cruising in the dead of night in an isolated area and hitch-hiking.

  4. Von Lmo says

    Will McCartney be traveling w his boyfriend or will he continue to lead his d.l. life? That is the reason his marriage went south, when she found out about his stuff-on-the-side, ya know……..

  5. says

    hen it comes to where we are in this country with certain issues, like civil rights for gays and lesbians, the media can continue to open up the dialogue. It’s not really a red or blue issue; it’s an issue of humanity and justice.

  6. Paul R says

    Andy, couldn’t you just say things like “Amy Poehler and Katy Perry announced as host and musical guest of first SNL episode?” This is supposed to be a news site, yet lately your news items require going to other sites to find out very basic information that you could simply post yourself.

    Driving us to other sites wastes a lot of time, though it may help line the pockets of (in this case) Perez Hilton, who I won’t even bother to insult.

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