News: Betty White, NY Republicans, Marc Jacobs, Gay Polo

RoadSnackman speaks!

RoadJosh Levin appointed campaign manager for Marylanders for Marriage Equality.

TigerRoadJust a stunning shot of a tiger in algae.

RoadZac Efron implements nudity shield.

RoadWill Heather Mizeur be the first lesbian governor of Maryland? "At age 39, she’s only six years into her legislative career (she also had a stint on the Takoma Park City Council). But no one thinks the House of Delegates will be her last political stop. The state Senate, Congress, governor, comptroller, Montgomery County executive – Mizeur’s future seems as limitless as her intense ambition."

RoadBetty White joins Twitter.

RoadMika Brzezinski: Joe Scarborough is like a "gay stylist": "…he has got a real side to him that knows style and look and color and hair. He’s amazing."

RoadBritney Spears closes in on deal to judge X Factor. "As we previously reported, following an initial discussion, the pop star received a $10 million offer to join the second season of Fox’s singing competition. I hear that her actual salary will end up being more than that, probably closer to $15 million and possibly exceeding the $12 million Jennifer Lopez received on American Idol last season."

RoadDirector Gary Ross won't be directing the Hunger Games sequel.

RoadBlackbook: Where are the gay comics?

JacobsRoadMarc Jacobs and boyfriend Harry Louis frolic on Ipanema Beach.

RoadOzzie Guillen gets a five game suspension for 'I love Fidel Castro' comment: "Six years ago he called a writer a 'fag.' The Chicago White Sox issued no penalty, and Major League Baseball handed out a token $20k fine. The difference? He was brought to Miami to attract the fans he has so desperately alienated with his comments. The Marlins had no problem with what Guillen said…until the local fanbase threatened a revolt."

RoadGay Polo League tournament returns to Florida this weekend.

RoadJustin Bieber lends his track "Born to Be Someone" for Bully promotion: “My fans are always up for supporting a great cause. It’s one of the things I’m most proud of as an entertainer,” Justin said. “I hope they see Bully with their friends and help start the conversation so we can end bullying.”

AlesiRoadNYT: The fate of the Republicans who supported marriage equality.

RoadAFA's Bryan Fischer gets behind "sodomy based marriage" label. Hooper: "Please, for the love of the God that we gay demons are supposedly attacking, use the phrase 'sodomy based marriage' in your forthcoming ads attacking our equality!!!! We are more than ready to have that, the conversation where you, the longtime lovers of 'protect marriage' code wording, rip off the mask and start admitting your overreaching motivations!"

RoadPFLAG fights back against PFOX in Maryland.

RoadNorwich University President Richard Schneider said Tuesday that the administration should have had more oversight of the school’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Allies club Pride Week: “My responsibility is to get them ready to serve in the United States military or in the private sector. They’re worried that by letting them do those things and calling them those things, that’s not preparing them properly for what life as an adult is like,” Schneider said, referring to the alumni who were upset. “We are not going to see condom Olympics held by the Army. So why are we teaching future second lieutenants that?”

Posted April 11, 2012 at 4:02pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel