News: Immigration, Julia Gillard, Chewing Gum, Ryan Reynolds
Facebook campaign to support NY GOP Senators who support marriage equality.
Argentina has first gay divorce: "Federation president Esteban Paulon says theirs is the first divorce since July 2010, when Argentina became the first Latin American nation to authorize gay marriage everywhere in the country."
Sidewalk chewing gum art. "The police often question him, but when he explains that he is not the one who spat the gum on the sidewalk, he said, they come around. He was arrested once and was brought to a local police station for questioning, but the charges were dropped after dozens of people wrote letters of support."
Jennifer Hudson can't be much more transformed from her Idol days.
Obama asked to speak out against anti-gay violence in Puerto Rico,doesn't.
Gay rights advocate urges Virginia to reconsider adoption rules: "Cameron Hunt, a board member with the gay rights group Equality Virginia, pressed that point Wednesday during remarks to the State Board of Social Services, and asked the panel to revisit a decision to remove discrimination protections from pending regulations."
Hugh Jackman beefs up his guns.
Ashton Kutcher plays beach volleyball in Brazil.
Gay couple goes for Green Card interview in San Francisco.
Chilean-born artist Claudio Bravo dies at 74, NYT obit doesn't mention he was gay.
Minnesota Twins plan "It Gets Better" video: "According to Chris Iles, Corporate Communications Manager for the Twins, the team's 'looking into' making their own 'It Gets Better' video. 'We're in the process of finding appropriate players, lining up production needs, etc.,' he told me in an email."
And Washington Nationals?
Gay rights activist takes action against Hong Kong police for infringing on peaceful protest on International Day Against Homophobia: "The demonstration, attended by a legislator Ms Cyd Ho and the Chairperson of the Equal opportunities Commission Mr Lam Poon Kwong, was halted and attendees were videoed by uniformed officers positioned in the middle of the peaceful crowd, in what has been described as a serious attack on LGBT rights and the right to demonstrate in Hong Kong."
Wingnuts to "crash" Netroots Nation.
Ryan Reynolds' beefcake honored with 'Fame' comic.
Twin Cities: Eight important local LGBT leaders.
Gay couples "ambush" Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, with auction bids, win seats with her at dinner: "The left-leaning activist group GetUp! dug deep last night and bid $31,100 for a dinner for six with Ms Gillard at The Lodge or Kirribilli House. But within seconds, Ms Gillard learnt that her guests would be same-sex couples trying to persuade her to reverse her opposition to gay marriage."
Who wants to come swim in my living room pool?
A preview of the 35th annual Frameline International LGBT Festival.
British cop beaten in Slovenia for being gay.
Anti-gay vandalism reported in Ferndale, Michigan: “One of the victims lives there and had red paint splashed on his house and car,” said Ferndale Police Sgt. Patrick Jones. “Someone spray painted ‘fag’ in yellow paint on his car also. The words ‘white fag’ were scratched on the driver’s side door of the other victim’s car.”