Posts from November 9, 2012

Towleroad Talking Points: Racists, Gay Republicans and 2016

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PHOTO OF THE DAY: David Beckham all decked out in his holiday line of bodywear. BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories ELECTION 2012 A woman in California has confirmed her spot in the running for one of the worst people in the world…

The OXD Mirror: New Music for 11.9.12

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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT The OXD Mirror is a weekly music column brought to you by the boys of OCCUPY THE DISCO (OXD), a New York City based collective created by three music lovers, Ru Bhatt, Josh Appelbaum,…

Hurricane Relief Fundraiser for NYC’s Ali Forney Center

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As we reported shortly after Hurricane Sandy, NYC's Ali Forney Center, the shelter and drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ youth, was devastated by the storm. Only a few days ago, the Ali Forney Center suffered a devastating setback: Hurricane Sand…

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1245

RIHANNA: "Diamonds". DAVE SALMONI: The animal expert visits Jimmy Kimmel. Parts two and three here and here. WALMART WORKERS: Got fired for this video. PAT ROBERTSON:On 50 Shades of Grey and "boring mommy porn".…

News: Don Lemon, The Moon, Gabby Giffords, Andy Warhol

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Apple gives $2.5 million to Hurricane Sandy relief fund. When can gay couples get married in Maine, Maryland, and Washington? Don Lemon and Jonah Hill have brief encounter, Twitter dust-up. Romney 'shellshocked' by loss: "Romney was stoi…

Why Nate Silver Got Drunk: VIDEO

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Those of you out there who tweet may be aware that yesterday 'Drunk Nate Silver' became a Twitter meme with users tweeting examples of how the on-the-nose election prognosticator might behave in various situations if he got on the bottle and…

Decision 2012: What Does It Mean for the Gay Republican?

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BY ARI EZRA WALDMAN The LGBT community played an outsized role in Tuesday's Democratic sweep. Constituting 5 percent of the electorate in 2012, the gay community went 77 percent to 23 percent for President Obama. If you do the math, t…