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12/03/2012

Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs: PHOTO

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Here's the first promo photo from Jobs, Joshua Michael Stern's biopic of the Apple co-founder. The film has been announced as the closer for the Sundance Film Festival.

The movie reportedly focuses on Jobs' early years at Apple from the early 70's to around 2000. It also stars Dermot Mulroney, Matthew Modine, and James Woods.

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 7:02 PM EST by in Apple, Ashton Kutcher, Film, News, Steve Jobs | Permalink | Comments (15)


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1259

FOODIES: Sid and Randy begin a culinary adventure around the world.

ATLANTA: Cutting the city by laser.

A DUBSTEP CHRISTMAS: If you enjoy Skrillex with your holiday light show.

NYPD: It gets better.

For previous Guides to the Tube, click HERE.

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 5:56 PM EST by in Atlanta, Bullying, Christmas, New York, News, Towleroad Guide to the Tube | Permalink | Comments (0)


News: Fiscal Cliff, Joe Biden, Madrid, Humblebrag, Ricky Martin

RoadNYT: The rise of the "humblebrag".

RoadVIDEOS: American anti-gays bring crusade for 'traditional marriage' to Madrid.

BidenRoadJoe Biden goes to Costco.

RoadJohn Travolta heals man with his magic hands.

RoadThe Castro's new gay sports bar is a hit: "Where have you seen an ahi tuna burger at a sports bar before? And it's so perfectly seared. It looks close to raw in the middle. Obviously a great piece of fish ..."

RoadStreep and Hillz get some facetime.

RoadSurprise! GOP has nothing on the Fiscal Cliff: "The reality should be seeping in to viewers of the Sunday shows that the Republicans don’t have a game plan. They don’t have a single, specific proposal to avoid the fiscal cliff. And even if they had one, they don’t have a roadmap to get there."

RoadJoe Jervis reporting from the Toys Party last night in Chelsea.

RoadTrans Latinas find a refuge in Queens: "Since 2008, a growing number of transgender Latinas have gathered in Queens every Friday night, discussing challenges unfamiliar to many New Yorkers: Where do I buy female hormones without a prescription? How do I avoid the police when reporting a drug overdose? Who can help me find a lawyer familiar with asylum petitions? Conducted in Spanish, the sessions are aimed at those who have emigrated, most illegally, from Latin American countries where violence toward gay and transgender people is common."

RoadOut on a high: David Beckham and L.A. Galaxy win 2012 MLS Championship.

RoadAre they leaving Los Angeles?

IntodarknessRoadStar Trek: Into Darkness and Chris Pine get a new one-sheet.

RoadA defense of Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn: "Unfortunately, Polo, and others who’ve jumped onto the anti-Gunn bandwagon, follow this by accusing Gunn of being some terribly close-minded person by doing exactly what they’ve just said it’s okay for him to do. It’s the internet reactionary version of “I’m not racist, but..,” because nothing Gunn has in the article comes off as anything more than mild joking and inoffensive plays on sexuality."

RoadRicky Martin joining Australia's The Voice.

RoadMale model fix: Steven Chevrin.

RoadIsraeli Court grants first gay divorce: "The divorce of Tel Aviv University Professor Avi Even, the first openly gay Knesset member, and Dr. Amit Kama was granted on Sunday by the Ramat Gan Family Court, according to Haaretz, which ordered the Interior Minister to register their status as divorced. They were married in Canada in 2004 after living together for more than a decade. But only Canadians citizens can be divorced in Canada. They also were the first same-sex male couple in Israel to have their legal right of adoption recognized."

RoadGay rights ordinances pushed in small Kentucky towns.

RobertsRoadSan Diego Union Tribune profiles San Diego County supervisor-elect Dave Roberts:"They wed on July 2, 2008, on the 17th day of a 142-day sliver of history when California legalized same-sex marriage and 18,000 gay or lesbian couples got hitched as the rest of us have for centuries: They just did. The state didn’t collapse into chaos or the Pacific Ocean. Life went on. Now, 15 years after they met at the Pentagon, Roberts and Oliver have adopted five children and might add a sixth — a baby — to the mix even as Roberts is preparing to be sworn into office in January."

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 3:45 PM EST by | Permalink | Comments (9)


Mitt Romney Rejoins Board of Directors of Marriott

Mitt Romney has his first post-election gig, Reuters reports:

Gas_romneyJ.W. Marriott, Jr., the company's executive chairman, said, "We are delighted that Gov. Romney has agreed to rejoin our board, on which he has served with distinction twice before.  We will benefit from his tremendous energy and capability to guide long-term success in an increasingly complex business environment.  We look forward to working closely with him again as a member of our strong, talented and diverse board."

Arne Sorenson, Marriott's president and chief executive officer, said, "Gov. Romney has proven to be an astute, independent director who is fluent in the demands and opportunities of our highly competitive industry.  We are fortunate to have him back on our board."

Romney, who has served on the Marriott International board twice before, starts immediately.

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 3:20 PM EST by in 2012 Election, Mitt Romney, News | Permalink | Comments (29)


Henry Cavill Cuffed in New 'Man of Steel' Poster

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Henry Cavill is Superman in Zack Snyder's forthcoming Man of Steel, and looks to be under the influence of something (kryptonite, perhaps?) in this new one-sheet from the film.

If you missed the earlier photos of Cavill suiting up, catch em here.

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 2:55 PM EST by in Film, Henry Cavill, News, Superheroes | Permalink | Comments (5)


JET Magazine Features Gay Wedding in December Issue

As part of its December JET LOVE wedding series, JET magazine has featured the marriage of Dr. Ravi Perry and Paris Prince, GLAAD reports:

RaviRavi, an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Mississippi State University, and Paris, a licensed real estate broker and anti-discrimination compliance expert, were married in August at their home in Worcester, Massachusetts.

The biweekly feature, which traditionally showcases straight couples, includes a short bio of the couple and explains how the couple fell in love.

"We are excited and honored to have our wedding featured in the historic yet ever-current JET Magazine.  Long the hallmark in publishing news, culture, and events pertaining to the Black American experience, Jet's publishing of our union is historic" said Ravi and Paris.

Said Herndon Graddick, President of GLAAD: “JET Magazine has an extensive legacy of covering the lives of LGBT African-Americans. This is yet another opportunity to applaud JET Magazine for continuing to highlight the diversity of the African-American community and to urge other media outlets to recognize that it’s these stories that help grow acceptance of our community and give a voice to LGBT people of color who are too often invisible in the media.”

Posted Dec. 3,2012 at 2:30 PM EST by in Gay Marriage, GLAAD, News | Permalink | Comments (14)



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