News: Nancy Pelosi, Owls, Vanderbilt, Michael Pitt, Web Therapy

Road Exit poll: Nearly one-third of gays voted for GOP.

RoadNancy Pelosi to run for House Minority Leader: "Driven by the urgency of creating jobs & protecting #hcr, #wsr, Social Security & Medicare, I am running for Dem Leader."

Owl RoadHarry Potter blamed for owl crisis in India: "Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed fans of Harry Potter for the demise of wild owls in the country as children seek to emulate the boy wizard by taking the birds as pets."

RoadAustralian rugby player in dog oral sex scandal.

RoadAide to Belgian archbishop resigns: "The spokesman for the head of the Roman Catholic Church in Belgium, Archbishop André-Joseph Léonard, quit Tuesday, saying he could no longer speak for a man who had spoken harshly of AIDS and homosexuality and sympathized with some pedophile priests."

Road Jake Gyllenhaal turns it on for the premiere of Love and Other Drugs.

RoadChicago's Howard Brown clinic in danger: "The alleged mismanagement of millions of dollars in grant money associated with a decades-long study of men infected with HIV has left the Howard Brown Health Center, one of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health care organizations, in dire financial shape, officials said today…needs to raise $500,000 before the end of the year or it may cease operations."

RoadFlipping Out's Trace Lehnhoff dresses up as 'Guy with iPhone' for Halloween.

Watch: Meryl Streep and Lisa Kudrow team up for Web Therapy.

LutzRoadKellan Lutz tries the 'clothes on' thing for a change.

RoadSan Francisco still a tough place for gay teens.

RoadDonald Trump tries to out contestant on The Apprentice: "You never know, and who cares, right, David? I know guys who were married for 20 years, they left with a guy, I mean, they liked a guy, so you know—right David? Are you sure you don’t want to come out?"

RoadLOGO's A-List casting a net for vapid queens from Los Angeles and Dallas.

RoadVanderbilt University fraternity Beta Upsilon Chi rejects two members over sexual orientation: “(President Wigger) said that someone had approached the officer corps and suggested that I might be struggling with homosexuality. He would not tell me who told the officer corps, or when, or on what basis my sexuality had come into question, but said that the entire officer corps had been apprised of this person's suspicion…"

Pitt RoadGus van Sant gets Michael Pitt in the sand for Vman.

RoadVideo tour of Six Flags New Orleans, shuttered since Katrina.

RoadIf I would want anyone to teach me to make castanets, it'd be Amy Sedaris.

RoadObama reflects on his problems in 60 minutes interview: "I think that over the course of two years we were so busy and so focused on getting a bunch of stuff done that we stopped paying attention to the fact that leadership isn't just legislation. That it's a matter of persuading people."

RoadZach Galifianakis upset that his days as a gay sex object are waning: "Staring out the window of Abbot's Habit, the performer pondered seeing his 'ugly mug' on billboards all over town and the 12-year span when nobody knew or cared who Galifianakis was in Hollywood. He also considered the negative impact of gaining so much weight — at least in terms of winning amorous attention at a certain Venice watering hole. 'There's a bar around here that I used to go to, Roosterfish. It's a gay bar,' Galifianakis said. 'I used to go because I liked to get hit on, even though I'm a straight guy. And now it never happens anymore!…I mean, because of me gaining 25 pounds? Really frustrating.'"

Posted November 5, 2010 at 3:30pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel