News: Jan Brewer, Atlanta, Armie Hammer, HPV, Demi Moore

RoadFloating spy worm developed.

RoadMickey Rourke has plastic surgery to look like gay rugby player Gareth Thomas?

Obama_brewerRoadAZ Governor Brewer points finger at the President.

RoadDemi Moore had seizure from doing Whip-Its.

RoadAtlanta's Outwrite bookstore closes its doors, with no new location announced: "Owner Philip Rafshoon confirmed the store is closing at its 10th and Piedmont location today. He said he could not say much more at this point. He said at the 'Last Tango' event Tuesday night that there is no new location picked out yet. The store is open today and selling all of its infrastructure, including bookshelves, tables and chairs."

RoadArmie Hammer arrested for pot possession in Texas.

RoadRyan James Yezak has a Kickstarter page for his 'Second Class Citizens' documentary.

RoadWorld of Warcraft maker Blizzard lifts filter on words "transsexual" and "homosexual" but incident raises questions: "There's a follow-up question that might be even more damning than the initial one. Namely this: If saying 'homosexual' gets eaten up by the language filter, then why the hell do the words 'fag' and 'faggot' sail right through?"

RoadRUNWAY: Jean-Paul Gaultier pays tribute to Amy Winehouse.

CampfieldRoadMichelangelo Signorile gets some outrageous statements from the author of Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill, Stacey Campfield: "My understanding is that it is virtually — not completely, but virtually — impossible to contract AIDS through heterosexual sex…very rarely [transmitted]."

RoadMum: "It breaks my heart to see her eating those damned nuggets".

RoadConservative synagogue in Canada performs same-sex marriage: "Arthur Blankstein and Kenneth Ure were married Saturday evening in a ceremony at the Shaarey Zedek synagogue, which is one of the oldest in Western Canada and is known for its strong ties to tradition. 'I think it's a wonderful moment, but it's especially a wonderful moment because the people involved are long-time dedicated people who have been married under civil law here in Canada since 2004,' associate rabbi Larry Pinsker told CBC News."

RoadBill Gates donates $750 million to fight AIDS, TB, Malaria.

RoadVIDEO: Pat Sajak reminisces about doing Wheel of Fortune while drunk.

SurfingRoadYes, you can learn to surf in Manhattan.

RoadHPV vaccine for boys recommended in Canada.

Road Manhattan Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell picks up marriage license: "O’Donnell and Banta were at the City Clerk’s office in Downtown Manhattan on Wednesday to obtain their marriage license, but the ceremony and reception will be a much more elaborate affair taking place on Sunday. The guest list reads like a who’s who of New York politics and invitations have gone out to more than 400 guests."

RoadFive Missouri Democrats find crosshair stickers outside their offices.

RoadUnsurprising poll: College freshmen more liberal than two years ago on same-sex marriage, abortion.

RoadIowa Governor Terry Branstad refuses to confirm whether a report that his office requested to remove his title from an LGBTQ safe schools conference was accurate: "The conference is the premier event hosted by Iowa Safe Schools, an organization with a mission to protect children and stop bullying that can lead to poor school performance, increased dropout rates and child suicide."

Posted January 26, 2012 at 3:40pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel