News: David Burtka, Orange County, Logan McCree, Lacrosse

Road Grim official count: 14,000 dead, 14,030 still missing in Japan.

Burtka RoadNeil Patrick Harris tweets this adorable photo of David Burtka and their kids.

RoadMichael Phelps breaks out the fuzz in Las Vegas.

RoadAdvice on longevity from Walter Breuning, the former world's oldest man, who died Friday at the age of 114: “I think you should push back from the table when you’re still hungry…You get in the habit of not eating at night, and you realize how good you feel. If you could just tell people not to eat so darn much.”

RoadWhat Rick Santorum should have said about his campaign slogan, if he weren't such a gay-panicked idiot: "Obviously, this thought is not new. It expresses a deep yearning by Americans to return to the foundations upon which this great nation was built. While I don’t personally agree with the political beliefs that underlay Mr. Hughes’ poetry, I celebrate the vibrant diversity of this great nation, which not only made his writing possible but also leaves room for my disagreement…And whatever you do, don’t Google my name.”

Mccree RoadVillage in Scottish highlands unhappy adult film actor Logan McCree wants to buy a home there: "SNP councillor George Farlow said the proposal was ‘totally inappropriate’. Residents of the village are said to be apprehensive about someone who works in the adult entertainment industry living in the community. McCree has asked residents to give him a chance."

RoadCult of Mac posts a poll asking if people should support Apple Employees' anti-bullying 'It Gets Better' video.

RoadOrange County, Florida to extend benefits to the domestic partners and children of gay employees: "On Tuesday, commissioners are expected to approve a change to personnel policies that would give the families of gay workers the same life, health, dental, bereavement and other benefits that heterosexual employees receive."

Captain_harryRoadO captain my captain: Prince Harry gets a promotion.

RoadJonathan Kemp wins Authors' Club Best First Novel for London Triptych: "The book, about sex, exploitation and prostitution set against London’s gay underworld was published by Brighton-based indie Myriad Editions in 2010."

RoadTAB: Madonna dumping Kabbalah for Opus Dei.

RoadMale model fix: Ben Hill.

RoadStadium goes pink for gay Brazilian volleyball player.

RoadGay coach and Lacrosse player tear down walls at Bowdoin College: “People would have said coming out on a lacrosse team would be a big problem. As soon as someone comes out, and as soon as a team steps back and realizes a teammate is gay, they see they’re still friends with him and he’s still the same person. If there’s some way I could keep the ball rolling with that and encourage other schools around the country, that would be really rewarding.”

Posted April 18, 2011 at 2:59pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel