News: DOMA's Dems, Bradley Manning, Jerry Springer, Microsoft's Move
Bradley Manning as an "unconventional revolutionary:" "In the gravityless world of the web, Manning could be all he wanted to be—gay, patriotic, and powerful, too... When the computer was turned off and his Army comrades returned, his superpowers disappeared."
Football player DeSean Jackson had some choice words for a "gay ass" radio caller.
Christopher Gorham, perhaps best known for playing Henry on Ugly Betty, has some serious guns.
South Korea hopes to digitize all school books by 2015.
Freshman Republicans in the House propose term-limit amendment.
Lesbian soccer team hits the pitch.
French LGBT activists arrested outside Russian Embassy in Paris while protesting Moscow's anti-gay pride violence.
Three in ten Americans think the Bible is literally the word of God.
The decline of real estate value has cost the American people $7.38 trillion.
Jerry Springer is prepared to pay Casey Anthony $1 million for a post-trial interview.
Here's a complete list of the 19 Democrats who supported Virginia Foxx's defense budget amendment that reinforces DOMA: Reps. Jason Altmire (D-Pa.), John Barrow (D-Ga.), Sanford Bishop (D-Ga.), Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Ben Chandler (D-Ky.), Jerry Costello (D-Ill.), Mark Critz (D-Pa.), Henry Cuellar (D-Texas), Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Gene Green (D-Texas), Tim Holden (D-Pa.), Larry Kissell (D-N.C.), Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.), Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.), James Matheson (D-Utah), Collin Peterson (D-Minn.), Nich Rahall (D-W.V.), Mike Ross (D-Ark.) and Heath Shuler (D-N.C.).
The Vatican's representative at the United Nations, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, disapproves of the UN's resolution supporting LGBT rights: "The resolution marks a change. It is seen as the beginning of a movement within the international community and the United Nations to insert gay rights in the global human rights agenda.” Yeah, that was the point.
Will News of the World's closing impact Fox News?
European tabloids react to News of the World's closing.
Atlantic City gets a new gay bar. Does this make you want to take a trip?
Tom Ford makes wide generalizations: "Americans are too fat. And in London they are starting to get fat too. So I have to say that if we have to talk about race system and nationalism, I find it refreshing that everyone Chinese is slim."
DOWNLOAD: Michelle Williams' new track, "Love Gun."
Um, it's about time: "Adolf Hitler is now formally persona non grata in the town of his birth. The town council in the Austrian village of Braunau has unanimously decided to withdraw honorary citizenship from the community's most infamous son, 78 years after the Nazi dictator was given the title."
Plane crashes in Democratic Republic of Congo, 127 dead.
San Francisco's lawyers shoot down circumcision ban's language: "The city of San Francisco weighed in for the first time Thursday on a local ballot measure that would ban the circumcision of male children, arguing that the proposed law would be unconstitutional if it applies to Jewish mohels but not pediatricians and other doctors"
From Chicago: "Three teens are charged with a hate crime after making derogatory statements and threatening someone Thursday night near Millennium Park."
Here the unofficial trailer for season two of AMC's adaptation of the comic book The Walking Dead.