News: Lance Armstrong, Facebook Graph, Lena Dunham, Beards

RoadNYPD to track prescription pill bottles with GPS devices.

RoadFacebook introduces tool that filters its social graph, dubbed Graph Search.

ArmstrongRoadLance tells Oprah: I doped.

RoadFocus on the Family President Jim Daly: Homosexuality not a "super sin". "It's one of many, including adultery — other things — lying, cheating, gossiping; it's right there in the list."

RoadLady Gaga unveils 'Born Brave Bus' in Tacoma: "Gaga personally attended a pre-concert tailgate to christen the bus, which was covered in artwork by her Little Monsters, and is part of her Born This Way Foundation's larger campaign to build a sense of community and promote self-acceptance amongst her fans, including providing them with access to mental health services, school psychologists, volunteer opportunities and bullying and suicide prevention resources."

Road...Causes outrage with machine gun bra.

RoadZack Snyder to make new Star Wars film outside of the new trilogy?

RoadYouTube prankster arrested for giving people wedgies.

DerbyRoadGay-bashing Texas woman dies: "Wanda Derby, the 72-year-old Richland Hills woman charged with assaulting her gay neighbor, has died...Derby was indicted Sept. 14 for beating and choking her gay neighbor Lloyd Guerrero with a cane while yelling 'faggot' in March. The case was presented as a felony, but the grand jury returned the case as a class-A misdemeanor. She was also charged with another assault for hitting Guerrero's mother when she tried to intervene."

RoadUK: Lesbian murders lover with ornamental swan.

RoadHoward Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast, helped kill story on out news anchors reportedly because it contained information about then-closeted Anderson Cooper.

RoadResearchers: Healthy diets don't matter if you're over 75.

RoadLena Dunham unloads in Interview magazine.

RoadVIDEO: Nicki Minaj talks to Ellen about her feud with Mariah Carey.

BeardRoadGirly beards.

RoadOut lesbian sworn in as Oregon House Speaker: "Tina Kotek (D-Portland) today became the first out lesbian to lead a state legislative chamber in U.S. history when she was sworn in as speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives.  Former Governor Barbara Roberts, Oregon's only female governor, presided over the swearing-in ceremony."

RoadUtah library returns book about gay moms to shelf: "The ACLU filed suit in November, and now the school has come to its senses and returned the book to general circulation. In a letter explaining the decision, the district's assistant superintendent, Pamela Park, explains that a committee actually had positive things to say about In Our Mothers' House, including that it will help prevent bullying."

RoadHuffPost interviews out Alabama lawmaker Patricia Todd about the challenges of LGBT rights in her state: "Todd, a Democrat who joined the legislature in 2006, is Alabama's first out lawmaker. Nearly all of the bills she has worked on have had nothing to do with her sexual orientation. But earlier this month, she introduced a bill she said she hopes will be the first of many that could change life for gay, lesbian and bisexual Alabamans. The bill would invalidate the state's sex-education policy, which requires teachers to emphasize that 'homosexuality is not a lifestyle acceptable to the general public and that homosexual conduct is a criminal offense under the laws of the state.'"

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  1. That machine gun bra is an old prop. Of course I can see how the kneejerk brigade will latch onto it instead of continuing to put pressure on lawmakers.

    Posted by: Polyboy | Jan 15, 2013 3:24:27 PM


  2. Homosexual conduct is NOT criminal in any state, including Alabama. How can the state require teachers to teach something that is patently false? SEems like a lawsuit would be a cakewalk.

    Posted by: Randy | Jan 15, 2013 3:56:31 PM


  3. Homosexuality is not a super-sin.

    "It's one of many, including adultery — other things — lying, cheating, gossiping; it's right there in the list."

    Then why does FOF, NOM, etc put it at the top of their list of things to persecute, to the exclusion of all the others? Why is this their crusade?

    Posted by: BETTY | Jan 15, 2013 3:59:06 PM


  4. upto I saw the receipt ov $4492, I didn't believe that...my... mother in law was like they say really erning money in their spare time at their laptop.. there friends cousin started doing this 4 less than twenty months and as of now cleard the morgage on there cottage and purchased a great new Porsche 911. go to...... BIT40.com

    Posted by: Julia Brown | Jan 15, 2013 4:04:19 PM


  5. Hmm, it would take a genius to get around the NYPD thing with GPS. Gosh, I dunno. Maybe take the pills out of the bottles like every dealer does anyway?

    That really takes thought.

    Posted by: Paul R | Jan 15, 2013 4:15:05 PM


  6. Why is Lance Armstrong's story so important to be posted on Towleroad? I mean he is not a gay man so who cares. It's just another straight dude I could give f** about.

    Posted by: RK | Jan 15, 2013 4:16:48 PM


  7. Zack Snyder already confirmed that the rumor is false and he is not currently working on anything Star Wars related.

    Posted by: OddBet | Jan 15, 2013 4:52:04 PM


  8. Oh RK not every story here is just "gay". There are many news items and stories that aren't gay specific but may be of interest because you know...it's topical and it's what a lot of people are talking about. Do you go through your day ignoring everything that is not "gay'? If you only see the world through your gay colored glasses maybe you need to be open your eyes to the world around you.

    Nothing is stopping you from starting your own gay only site. Might I suggest calling it "bitter tight as* road"?

    Posted by: BETTY | Jan 15, 2013 4:58:25 PM


  9. the lance armstrong story is SO important because think about the future!

    when the wall street criminals go unpunished and the economy collapses and any nutbag with an uneducated take on the 2nd Amendment is packing semi-automatic heat, the real issue will be that nation's children on bicycles will be at a disadvantage from all the other cyclists who used steroids.

    or something.

    Posted by: LittleKiwi | Jan 15, 2013 5:07:08 PM


  10. So it's insensitive that Gaga wears a bra with guns because of the Newton thing.... but when she wore them earlier when the "Born this Way" video came out it wasn't insensitive even though thousands of innocent children had been gunned down over the last decade during the Iraq/Afghanistan conflict (amongst other places). But I guess those kids were brown and not American

    Posted by: MaddM@ | Jan 15, 2013 5:17:30 PM


  11. Armstrong has plenty of company. At the end of day, all things considered and being a level playing field, he still performed outstandingly. Besides, it's all bread and circus distractions.

    WE NEED TO BAN ORNAMENTAL SWANS NOW! How many more lesbian lovers must die from ornamental swan blunt force trauma?!

    Posted by: ratbastard | Jan 15, 2013 5:29:11 PM


  12. Armstrong has plenty of company. At the end of day, all things considered and being a level playing field, he still performed outstandingly. Besides, it's all bread and circus distractions.

    WE NEED TO BAN ORNAMENTAL SWANS NOW! How many more lesbian lovers must die from ornamental swan blunt force trauma?!

    Posted by: ratbastard | Jan 15, 2013 5:29:13 PM


  13. Of course, typical PC extreme leftists will ignore that many innocent white people, like my late father, die from having their anuses over-stretched by big black penises every year.

    Posted by: ratbastard | Jan 15, 2013 5:33:58 PM


  14. Okay, the girly bears pic is weird...! It took me several minutes to figure out what was going on there... ;-)

    Posted by: MikeInSanJose | Jan 15, 2013 6:43:45 PM


  15. @Randy: facts? science? logic? These have no place in many classrooms across the country. Some of the Religious Right are on overdrive.

    Posted by: Diogenes Arktos | Jan 15, 2013 7:44:53 PM


  16. Oh look KIWI attacks RATBSTD now with his fake filth. He does the same to RICK because he can't stand being thwarted by differing opinions, and besides we all deserve it because we don't post our URL's like he does living at home and never needing to get a job.

    You have no idea what Lil Frankenfag would stoop to...a creep in sheeps clothing. And to think I once admired him.

    Oh and "Homosexuaity is not a super sin?" Unless it's KIWI...who makes it so.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Jan 15, 2013 9:25:12 PM


  17. OK Lance, Orpah, get this, we don't give a rat's hat. You're toast. Now shut up! Goodbye!!

    Posted by: Onnyjay | Jan 15, 2013 10:42:11 PM


  18. I take it that the sex ed was passed before Lawrence v Texas, and remained on the books unchanged. Technically, the law remains on the books, but it cannot be enforced. So, "the law is on the books" and "it's against the law" are two different things. This is one of the main weapons of civil disobedience protesters. They can challenge laws if they are charged with the crime. They can say that what they did "was not against the law" and get a judge to agree by throwing out the law.

    Posted by: anon | Jan 16, 2013 3:38:12 AM


  19. I more important fact is while she talks a lot about bullying she doesn't seem to care about the rampant cyber bullying going on on her website and other places. Her little monsters regularly make death threats against other celebrities they feel have somehow wronged her. And she does nothing. All sbe w I like Gaga but increasingly I think she is just all hype or the Gaga machine has spun out of control.

    Posted by: Liam | Jan 16, 2013 12:20:13 PM


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