News: Candy Darling, Cuba, Denis O'Hare, Facebook, Chely Wright

Road FBI investigating beating of gay teen over the weekend in Rock Hill, SC. 

RoadUNC student Quinn Matney charged with filing false police report on anti-gay attack.

Lucas_bachmann RoadMichele Bachmann's son won't be posing for Playgirl: "As you can certainly understand. One must have a certain degree of anonymity when treating patients in the mental health community."

RoadPete Burns puckers up.

RoadCuban LGBTs join annual celebration of failed Bay of Pigs invasion: "Mariela Castro, was...there as the director of the National Center for Sexual Education (CENESEX) and led an unofficial LGBT contingent who proudly carried the rainbow flag next to the Cuban flag."

RoadAndy Cohen: South Beach beefcake.

RoadLISTEN: Glee's Matthew Morrison and Elton John duet.

RoadRosie O'Donnell to live in penthouse of the Trump Chicago.

RoadFormer Palin aide releasing tell-all: "The upcoming book, by former aide Frank Bailey, will be released May 24 and promises to be a 'chilling expose,' according to Howard Books, the imprint of Simon & Schuster that is publishing the book. Called 'Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin,' the book will detail Bailey's observations of the governor from the time he joined her political team in 2006 until she resigned her governorship three years later."

RoadSometimes wax figures are very realistic, sometimes they are scary. Robert Pattinson's is the latter.

Candydarling RoadT Magazine interviews James Rasin, the filmmaker behind a new documentary of Warhol superstar Candy Darling.

RoadLast gay Holocaust survivor celebrated in book, documentary.

RoadMatthew Morrison on Bret Easton Ellis' Glee-HIV slur: "Who?"

RoadDenis O'Hare speaks about acting.

Road Two new songs featuring Roisin Murphy.

RoadUK illusionist Derron Brown exposes "ex-gay" ministry in new Channel 4 program: "'It's genuinely dangerous. First of all, people don't get better. Not only do they not get better, they're told to throw their medicine away. Of course, it doesn't work, so the blame is put on the victim for not believing enough."

RoadVladimir Putin's latest demonstration that he's macho: ice hockey.

RoadCountry singer Chely Wrights says the Grand Ole Opry has snubbed her since she came out: "My first performance on the Grand Ole Opry was in 1989, and I was kind of an Opry darling," she says. "I'd be called to perform at least every 10 weeks, until my coming out. Since then, I've not heard a peep."

Fb RoadFacebook removes, then puts back gay kiss photo: "The photo in question does not violate our Statement of Rights and Responsibilities and was removed in error."

RoadTransgender woman wins $50,000 in discrimination lawsuit in Ireland: "The 50-year-old, from Arbour Hill in Dublin’s north inner city, took the precedent-setting case to the Equality Tribunal after she was told to work from home as a ‘man’ after she had changed her name by deed poll to Louise."

RoadNYT: Gay students at Christian colleges face suppression. "Many of the newly assertive students grew up as Christians and developed a sense of their sexual identities only after starting college, and after years of inner torment. They spring from a new generation of evangelical youths that, over all, holds far less harsh views of homosexuality than its elders."

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  1. Thanks for the breaking news, NYTimes. Exclusive at 11: water has always been wet.

    Posted by: K | Apr 19, 2011 4:24:35 PM

  2. Cohen has a nice solid body but something about him is extremely annoying and unattractive. He comes off so smug.

    Posted by: FernLaPlante | Apr 19, 2011 4:25:55 PM

  3. Andy Cohen and his channel Bravo need to quit making exclusive deals with homophobic Target.

    Posted by: PDX Guy | Apr 19, 2011 4:33:38 PM

  4. The irony, Michelle Bachman has a son that is working on his psychiatry residence, and she is slightly insane.

    Posted by: Critifur | Apr 19, 2011 4:57:26 PM

  5. Bachman's son is a psychiatry resident and I presume a scientifically literate young man, I wonder what are is views on human sexuality. At least he appears more reasonable than Levi, than again, medical resident have decent stipend while jobless rednecks may be low on cash.

    Posted by: craig | Apr 19, 2011 5:07:31 PM

  6. I am tired of people complaining about Target as if they are the only company in the world that made stupid donations. Whole Foods gets the same score on the HRC buyers guide ( that Target does and no one is saying that Top Chef needs to dump them. Not to mention that Target scores higher than Bravo itself on the guide.

    Posted by: FernLaPlante | Apr 19, 2011 5:50:28 PM

  7. critifur

    LOL i thought the same thing

    hell, maybe he felt moved to go into psychiatry from growing up helping mommy slip into her straightjacket at night

    Posted by: | Apr 19, 2011 6:10:02 PM

  8. Who cares about HRC scores?

    Posted by: PDX Guy | Apr 19, 2011 6:10:20 PM

  9. If you've been following Pete Burns's face as I have (very, very closely) then you must know that the pic on dlisted is actually a drastic improvement. Good on ya, Pete.

    Posted by: Ioann | Apr 19, 2011 8:26:37 PM

  10. Regarding Lucas Bachmann - he has a few gay friends, some of whom have, ummm, well, lets just say he's not exactly like his mother. And he's probably reading this website!

    Posted by: Fred | Apr 20, 2011 12:22:23 AM

  11. Andy's "Wives" are getting so pissy in all locations that they are shallow, unpleasant, and really stupid.

    Posted by: Esurb | Apr 20, 2011 6:02:50 AM

  12. "Who cares about HRC scores"? HRC does extensive analyses of hundreds of corporations and scores them based on how they support the LGBT community. You don't have to read it or follow it but it may help educate yourself on where to shop instead of just blindly jumping on the 'Target Boycott' bandwagon.

    Posted by: FernLaPlante | Apr 20, 2011 11:04:25 AM

  13. The sheeple on here too easily forget the hundreds of thousands of dollars that Target has given over the years to the GLBT community, not to mention their very favorable work environment.

    I can easily see Target's campaign donation as a statement on corporate tax policy and the economy, and not one that was deliberately anti-gay.

    Posted by: jaymax | Apr 20, 2011 12:33:53 PM

  14. You Target apologists do know that they are the top donor to Michelle Bachmann, right? And not just once, over and over.

    I wouldn't believe HRC if they told me the sky was blue. And then they would have their hands out for a donation. I prefer to educate myself and not be a Gay, Inc. sheep.

    Posted by: PDX Guy | Apr 20, 2011 2:17:57 PM

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