News: Jesus Christ, Castro, Mariah Carey, Craigslist, Bristol Palin

Road Doctors: Chinese patients with AIDS-like symptoms actually have "AIDS phobia".

Jesus RoadIs this Jesus? And was he gay?

RoadTouch her baby? Mariah Carey's topless pregnant photo shoot.

RoadObama to host live town hall on Facebook: "The event, which was organized by the White House Facebook Page, will include a discussion about economic recovery and funding for innovation. Obama will also answer questions that people post on either the Facebook Wall for the event or submit to Facebook Live will broadcast the event on April 20 starting at 4:45 p.m. EST."

RoadGay Chicagoan James Cappleman wins City Council race.

RoadChris Hemsworth's muscles aren't too big for his GQ suit.

RoadAnti-gay attack reported between teens in Madison, Wisconsin: "The victim didn't know two of the teens, police said, and the three got on the bus he was on at about 5 p.m. 'As the trio left the bus at Alhambra Place, one teen punched the victim in the ear while the teen he knew delivered a blow to his nose,' DeSpain said."

RoadUK boy band Blue takes it off for Attitude magazine.

Colfer RoadChris Colfer looks toward the light for Jared Eng of Just Jared.

RoadVideos: 8-bit pop artist Simon Curtis plays Arjan's Superfraiche.

Washington Times editorial warns of transgender "radical agenda".

RoadBristol Palin was paid $262,000 by teen pregnancy prevention non-profit Candies, which is seven times what it actually spent on teen pregnancy prevention.

RoadNYT publish Sulzberger defends new paywall in testy appearance at Columbia.

RoadIs San Francisco's Castro District appropriate for young kids? A "controversy" in San Francisco wherein school kids were taken to the Castro on an historical field trip is a great example of a couple extreme wingnuts whipping things into such a frenzy that it makes the SF Chronicle's "Mommy Files" and will probably get blown up into a larger story.

RoadDOMA repeal bill sponsors ask for status update from Boehner on House's defense of DOMA plans: "Among other things, we are interested in a status report on who will be representing the House, estimates regarding the cost and length of proposed litigation efforts, the anticipated role of the House in litigation (i.e., intervenor or amicus curiae), and your assessment regarding the likelihood of success on the merits.  If you or House General Counsel already have arranged for representation by outside counsel, we would welcome and appreciate their participation in this briefing."

Sallon RoadBoy George's "oldest and closest friend" Philip Sallon sustains fractured skull in attack: "The 59-year-old is still recovering in hospital and has no memory of the attack. His niece Miriam Elia, 28, who visited him in hospital, said: 'It is not the first time he's been beaten up. He has had this in the Eighties because of what he was, but if this was a homophobic attack I would be absolutely disgusted. He is well-known as a gay icon. Sometimes my uncle gets into grief with people but he never gets violent and he doesn't really drink. The person who did this could have killed him and we want to find out who it was, whether it was gay-bashing or something else.'"

RoadPhotographer Tyler Shields using celebrity blood samples for new project.

RoadAppeals court upholds firing of teacher for posting explicit personal ad on Craigslist: "The ad included explicit pictures and a graphic explanation of the kinds of sexual activities that Lampedusa preferred. The ad, however, did not include his name or school affiliation."

Posted April 6, 2011 at 3:15pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel