News: Pope Exhumed, Akon, Copenhagen, Royal Wedding

Road Pope John Paul body exhumed ahead of beatification

RoadDonald Trump just got another major endorsement in addition to Gary Busey's.

Kidkiss RoadKid photobombs the royal wedding kiss.

RoadDavid and Victoria Beckham stealing all the hotness at the royal wedding.

RoadAnti-gay Rhode Island GOP House Minority Leader Robert Watson arrested for drunk driving, pot possession: "Watson, R-East Greenwich, recently slammed progressive Rhode Island lawmakers by invoking the image of pot-smoking immigrants. 'I suppose if you’re a gay man from Guatemala who gambles and smokes pot, you probably think that we’re onto some good ideas here,' he told his liberal colleagues in ridiculing their legislative agenda."

RoadArmie Hammer to play The Lone Ranger.

RoadFake signs using city logo in Copenhagen encouraged people to be "considerate" if they decided to have public sex in city park: "Sex is allowed in the park, but the sign asked people to clean up after themselves and not to have loud intercourse between 9am and 4pm. The signs carried the City Council’s logo, but it soon became clear that the council had nothing to do with them and council workers were quick to take them down. It later appeared that a group of artists were behind the stunt."

RoadAkon gets down to his undies.

RoadPublishing Triangle award winners announced.

Beatrice RoadPrincess Beatrice had the best hat since Aretha's.

RoadGareth Thomas at the royal wedding.

RoadBradley Manning moved from solitary confinement: "Manning is now detained among other medium-security inmates also awaiting military trial, according to Associated Press, which took part in a media tour of his new accommodation. The move implies that Manning has been cleared as a suicide risk, as any detainee deemed a risk of suicide would be held on their own."

RoadRahm Emanuel appoints John Pfeiffer, a gay man, as the first deputy commissioner of the Department of Family and Support Services. 

RoadNPR profiles gay 'PR guru' Howard Bragman.

RoadCircumcision ban to get vote in San Francisco: "For several weeks, a group of individuals who call themselves "intactivists" have fanned out across San Francisco, clipboards in hand. Their goal: to collect enough signatures to get a measure to ban circumcisions in the city on a November ballot. The intactivists surpassed their goal this week, collecting more than 12,000 signatures – 4000 more than the minimum required to make the ballot."

Road Jared Leto  the new face of Hugo Boss.

Farrell RoadAustralian photographer Stuart Campbell gets show at National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.

RoadIndiana votes to defund Planned Parenthood. "The legislation now hits the desk of Gov. Mitch Daniels, putting the presidential contender who has famously called for a “truce” on social issues squarely in the middle of a contentious, national debate over Planned Parenthood’s federal funding."

RoadConvicted Kentucky gay basher Devlin Burke faces delay in sentencing, hate crime determination.

RoadKiller Queen: The Story of Paco the Pink Pounder: Gay boxing play in San Francisco getting attention. “Growing up not the most masculine kid, I always felt that I wasn’t included in extreme sports like boxing or hockey,” Mr. Griggs said. “I decided to write a play that would explore the idea of an out gay boxer as a means of looking at my own feelings of inadequacy as a kid and encourage young gays to gain self-esteem.”

Posted April 29, 2011 at 3:00pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel