News: Tennessee, UAFA, Eagle Tavern, Kevin Keller, Venus

Road AUDIO: Michelangelo Signorile's interview with NOM defector Louis Marinelli.

RoadUniting American Families Act and ENDA to be introduced in Senate on Thursday.

Fip RoadFire Island Pines boardwalk gets a re-do. This is looking in front of Hotel Ciel. Spring shots from the Pines and Cherry Grove.

RoadNeil Patrick Harris strips down on Broadway.

RoadTennessee General Assembly moves to nullify Nashville Metro's recently-passed Contract Accountability Non-Discrimination Ordinance (CAN DO) which extended LGBT-inclusive workplace protections to the employees of government contractors.

RoadJapan hit by another massive aftershock: "A warning was issued for a 3-foot tsunami, the same as after a 7.1 aftershock that shook the northeast coast last week. However, like last week, Monday's warning was later withdrawn."

RoadVenus has a morphing vortex.

RoadScott Caan surfs.

RoadLawyers for Renator Seabra, the model charged in the murder of gay Portuguese writer Carlos Castro, say they still haven't decided if their client is insane. "For a man charged with murder in the second degree, who's never been charged with anything in his life, he's doing OK," defense lawyer David Touger said of his client. “But that’s under the circumstances.”

RoadCommodore 64 back in production.

RoadMichael Shannon confirmed to play General Zod in Superman reboot.

Eastenders RoadEastEnders gay marriage proposal filmed.

RoadMale model fix: Jean Carlos Santos.

RoadNicki Minaj to tour with Britney Spears.

RoadMassachusetts group cancels Gandhi biographer's reading over gay controversy: "Puran Dang, chairman of Indian Americans of Lexington (Mass.), told the Boston Herald that 'to avoid any controversy, with all respect to the author ... [the decision to cancel the speech] was jointly taken in the interest of everything being in a peaceful status.'"

RoadMore from Liberty University's "Awakening 2011" held this past weekend: Vision America's Rick Scarborough says AIDS is God's judgment for an immoral act, and Robert Knight, a columnist for the Washington Times, claims that gay staffers control Congress and Washington D.C..

Eagletavern RoadSF's Eagle Tavern to close: "The closure is not for financial reasons. According to SFist, several Eagle employees are in escrow to buy the legendary leather bar, but the landlord changed his mind. There's a meeting at the Eagle tonight to discuss the closure." 'Save the Eagle' Facebook page.

RoadKevin Keller Archie spin-off comic now on pre-sale.

RoadAnti-bullying march held in Howell, Michigan: "The Michigan Democratic Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Caucus and the Michigan School Tolerance Campaign held the rally to encourage the state Legislature to pass a bill that would require school districts to adopt policies prohibiting bullying of all students in K-12 schools. The group of about 50 demonstrators marched through downtown Howell carrying signs that read, 'All kids deserve safe schools,' and 'Make classrooms safe for all.'"

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  1. Thank you VERY much for posting about the anti-LGBT bills trying to be pushed through the TN's government! I hope everyone in the area will call their reps.

    Posted by: Michael J. HildebrandM | Apr 11, 2011 4:19:35 PM

  2. Say what you will about Carlos Castro, but he sure knew how to pick 'em.

    Posted by: ratbastard | Apr 11, 2011 4:32:50 PM

  3. Why does 'NOM defector Louis Marinelli' live in Russia? Is he stalking Vladimir Putin now that he's lost his hardon for homos?

    Posted by: Anastasia Beaverhausen | Apr 11, 2011 4:47:29 PM

  4. GAWD, Scott Caan is SO FINE!

    Posted by: Ben | Apr 11, 2011 5:41:25 PM

  5. The SF Eagle is not a strictly leather bar by a long shot, at least not relative to Eagle bars in other cities like DC. I assumed it was but was surprised when I went with some coworkers; it's just a relaxed, friendly, sort of alternative bar, though I know they have leather events. They'd probably make a lot more money if most everyone didn't think it was all leather, all the time. I hope it survives.

    Posted by: Paul R | Apr 12, 2011 12:03:38 AM

  6. I've already ordered my subscription to the Kevin Keller mini-series. It's my way of telling Archie Comics... "MORE KEVIN!!!"

    Posted by: I Love Kevin Keller! | Apr 12, 2011 12:48:29 AM

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