News: Don Cornelius, Macy’s, James Clementi, South Africa

RoadFour men sentenced to 18 years for murder of South African lesbian.

RoadAnti-gay Minnesota for Marriage raises $830,000 to ban same-sex marriage.

RupaulRoadRich Juzwiak spends a week with 'America's most famous drag queen', RuPaul. And don't miss the outtakes.

RoadREPORT: Snooki pregnant

RoadPfizer recalls birth control pills because they may not prevent pregnancy.

RoadRufus Wainwright announces new album: "Produced by none other than Mark Ronson, this is the seventh studio album from the Canadian singer that follows 2010's quietly intimate outing 'All Days Are Nights: Songs for Lulu.' The first single to be taken of the LP is the uptempo title track that should be unveiled soon."

RoadSoul Train creator Don Cornelius dead of apparent suicide.

RoadNeil Patrick Harris unveils new M&M, Ms. Brown: “Who in their lifetime gets that kind of ask?” Harris said. “It’s like the greatest job ever, so I said yes.”

RoadCakeThe horror! Hate group AFA freaks over Macy's wedding ad featuring cake with two grooms.

RoadApple bug sends iMessages to a stranger's phone.

RoadNOM demands Chris Christie withdraw Supreme Court nomination of openly gay Republican attorney and mayor Bruce Harris.

RoadMontclair State University hit with more anti-gay bias incidents like the one last October: "On January 26th, the words, 'Die Fags,' were written in marker on the wall adjacent to room 104K in the Student Center CSI complex.  On 
January 27th, a written note with the words, 'you will die soon Faggots,' was reported to have been left under the door of room 104K.  And, on January 30th, the words, 'Fags will die on 2/7,' was written on the wall of the first floor women’s restroom near the Rathskellar."

RoadTyler Clementi's gay brother James, writes letters to his late brother: "When you were here with me, you had no idea how important you were, and it took your death to make that point. Now you are gone. How will you know how much I love you, how much we all do? It’s not like you can read your big cover story. It’s not as though you can hear me crying."

RoadBroadway flash: Taylor Swift will not be destroying Les Miserables.

BowmanRoadJosh Bowman's work-out routine: "I wake-up in the morning and brush my teeth. My toothbrush and deodorant are my only dumbbells.”

RoadMTV and LOGO to air "It Gets Better" special featuring Dan Savage, Zachary Quinto, and Adam Levine. "EW has exclusively learned that the sister cable networks are jointly prepping a special titled It Gets Better, which will chronicle the stories of three young people struggling with LGBT issues."

RoadGay Imam to wed south African lesbians under Islamic rites: "Zukayna and Sadia met 20 years ago when Sadia, a taxi operator, was driving Zukayna and a group of school friends from Manenberg to the beach. The happy couple lived together for 14 years before getting married."

RoadQueer Occupy Wall Street to protest HRC's NYC gala: "Queer/LGBTIQA2Z Occupy Wall Street, a caucus of the NYC based Occupy Wall Street movement, announced today that it will protest a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Gala honoring Goldman Sachs on Saturday February 4, 2012 at the Waldorf Astoria. In contrast to the $650 a plate Gala, the Queer/LGBTIQA2Z Caucus will host a 'Guerrilla Potluck' on the sidewalk outside of the prestigious hotel at 50th Street & Park Avenue from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Posted February 1, 2012 at 3:50pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel