FOX News Columnist Dr. Keith Ablow, the guy who warned that kids would want to change their gender after seeing Chaz Bono on Dancing with the Stars, has found a new LGBT target: Hilary Rosen.
Hilary Rosen vilifying women who choose to be stay-at-home wives and mothers is particularly ironic, given that she has chosen an alternative lifestyle raising twins with a female partner, meaning no father-figure is present in her home. To enjoy the benefits of her alternative lifestyle while denigrating the lifestyle of Ann Romney shows that her seemingly infinite bandwidth for alternative lifestyles flows in one direction: only alternative.
These “anti-gender” women have it in for anyone who embraces her femininity, maternal instincts and capacity to nurture as their highest priority -- postponing or passing up other laudable opportunities to work at, say, a law firm or as a marketing executive. They despise the notion that some women may indeed be drawn -- instinctively and happily -- toward creating special and loving environments in which to raise their children, while spending all their available time sustaining and enriching those environments and those children.
They despise the parts of themselves that may be drawn to such roles, as well. That’s why women like Hilary Rosen make such outlandish statements, to begin with. They’re essentially talking to themselves -- albeit, with the rest of the world forced to listen -- trying to reassure themselves that their own choices in life weren’t only equally as good as those of other women, but better.
Golfer Brian Gay faces a menacing water hazard at the 15th hole on the 44th RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links yesterday:
“I wasn’t going to go near him, but my caddie’s not scared of him. It took at least 10 minutes and he just wouldn’t move. There was a baby about 20 feet away on the bank and we think that’s why he didn’t want to move. When he finally got in the water he just stayed right there. So I couldn’t get over there to hit.”
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Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker, who last made an appearance here for his remarks condemning the treatment of gays as second-class citizens, spoke at a news conference this morning about his rescue of a neighbor from her burning house last night. Booker is being hailed as a hero for saving 47-year-old Zina Hodge, who was trapped in a bedroom.
The fire occurred in the mayor’s Upper Clinton Hill neighborhood, as Mr. Booker was returning home from a television interview. The Fire Department had not yet arrived. He said a member of his security detail tried to restrain him, but the mayor responded, “If I don’t go in, this lady’s going to die.”
After ushering others out of the house, the mayor and Detective Alex Rodriguez found the woman on the second floor. Mr. Booker said he picked up the woman, brought her through the burning kitchen and out to safety.
“When you’re hearing someone calling for help and you see a room engulfed in flames, it’s very, very terrifying,” he said. “I had a conversation with God I’ve never had before,” he said. “I want to kiss and hug a lot of people today.”
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Ithaca College's acapella groups have produced a new 'Born This Way' single to benefit Lady Gaga's Born This Way foundation and NYC's Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth, The Ithacan reports:
A cappella groups Ithacappella, Premium Blend and IC Voicestream are working to produce a new arrangement of Gaga’s single “Born This Way” for her new charity, the Born This Way Foundation, an organization devoted to making people feel more comfortable as individuals.
Senior Adam Polaski, president of Voicestream, said this song hits close to home.
“I feel really privileged to have grown up as a gay guy with significant positive reinforcement from my friends and parents,” he said. “I get really upset hearing stories about kids who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning who have not had it so easy.”
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Here's some excellent information you can bring along to your next book club meeting. It may also give you an uncontrollable urge to sneeze.
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Matt Bomer, Channing Tatum, Adam Rodriguez, and Joe Manganiello Takin' It Off in 'Magic Mike': PHOTOS
Warner Bros. didn't want anybody to forget there's a big male stripper movie coming out in late June, so they're whetting the internet's appetite again with new stills from Magic Mike. Above, Matt Bomer as Ken, Tatum as Mike, Adam Rodroguez as Tito, and Joe Manganiello as Big Dick Richie.
A new shot of Matthew McConaughey and Tatum, and a closer look at Manganiello's stripper face, AFTER THE JUMP...