Posts from December 18, 2012

Towleroad Talking Points: ‘Ethnically Straight’

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BY SAM GREISMAN A look back at today's top stories GAY ISSUES Sad news to report. Prominent AIDS activist Spencer Cox has passed away from AIDS-related causes. RIP. Electoral wizard Nate Silver recently sat down with OUT Magazine and talked…

‘What Rhymes With America’ Opens Off-Broadway: REVIEW

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BY NAVEEN KUMAR “Words,” says one character in Melissa James Gibson’s new play at Atlantic Theatre Company, “are little f**kers.”  What Rhymes With America, which opened Off Broadway last week, is the latest addition to Gibson’s body of deftly…

AIDS Activist Spencer Cox Dies at 44

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Spencer Cox, the pivotal AIDS activist who co-founded ACT-UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) and was featured in David France's recent documentary How to Survive a Plague, has died at Columbia Presbyterian of AIDS related causes, France writes i…

Ellen Dedicates Show to Newtown Shooting Victims: VIDEO

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Ellen DeGeneres made a special dedication at the opening of her show today. "Today we’re taping our first show since the events that took place in Connecticut,. My goal for this show every day is to make you happy and make you feel good for an h…

Obama ‘Wants to Move’ on Assault Weapons Ban

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President Obama backs Senator Dianne Feinstein's effort to ban assault weapons, the White House said today: White House spokesman Jay Carney offered some of the first specifics on how Obama intends to make good on his promise to address gun viole…

Instagram Owns You and Your Photos

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Instagram has announced a new Terms of Service, and the terms, not surprisingly, offer users few rights over their photos. Under the new agreement, Instagram can share information about users with parent company Facebook, as well as outside affiliate…