News: Matt Bomer, North West, Helena Christensen, Caffeine

RoadThe Daily Beast is optimistic that Chelsea Manning will enjoy prison rape.

NorthwestRoadBaby North West makes debut.

RoadSteve Ballmer retiring from Microsoft.

RoadToday anchor Jenna Wolfe and NBC News foreign correspondent Stephanie Gosk welcomed a baby girl, named Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk.

RoadMatt Bomer says he's very proud of Wentworth Miller: "I think its really bold and incredibly classy how he came out and did it. I am really proud of him. It’s very reflective of his amazing character."

RoadEmpire State Pride Agenda finds startling health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in New York City.

RoadThe American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists endorses marriage equality: “As ob-gyns, we must be strong advocates for all of our patients’ health and well-being,” said Jeanne A. Conry, MD, PhD, president of The College. “We know that access to health care and the health of women and their families is tied to financial security. Marriage helps provide this financial security for many women, regardless of sexual orientation.”

RoadLady Gaga carries around a giant crystal phallus, just because.

RoadMTV releases teaser trailer for Divergent.

ChristensenRoadSupermodel Helena Christensen stands with Danish campaign opposing Russian anti-gay hate.

RoadChicago firm to defend ExxonMobil in anti-gay discrimination lawsuit: "Seyfarth Shaw is a massive international law firm and employs more than 800 attorneys throughout the world. It bills itself on its website as 'a national platform and an international gateway' that helps businesses in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits."

RoadSwedish hockey players Henrik Zetterberg and Viktor Hedman join list of athletes speaking out against Russia's anti-gay laws.

RoadPetition asking the Metropolitan Opera to dedicate its season opening gala, Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, to the world's gay and lesbian community, gains ground.

RoadCanadian dentist wants to clone John Lennon with a rotten molar.

RoadWolves howl to keep in touch with friends: "Perhaps more interesting, researchers have now found that wolves howled more frequently to members of their pack with whom they spent more time. In other words, the strength of the relationship between wolves predicted how many times a wolf howled, said Friederike Range, a researcher and co-director of the Wolf Science Center at the University of Vienna in Austria."

RoadSure, this will solve the texting while driving problem.

ChambersRoadBuzzfeed profiles Alan Chambers, the man behind the implosion of the 'ex-gay' movement. "There are times when I feel like I don’t have a country."

RoadDJ White Shadow talks ARTPOP.

RoadCaffeine body spray the new replacement for coffee?

RoadHoney Boo Boo attended her first drag show, at a Hamburger Mary's in Florida.

Road30 companies that stand with transgender Americans.

RoadHomeless gay youth found dead in Atlanta Midtown hotel: "Matthew Ralston's decomposing body was discovered in a room inside the Residence Inn on Peachtree Street about 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The 20-year-old man from Prattville, Ala., recently relocated to Atlanta and spent the last few weeks couch surfing among friends."

RoadMadonna: grill gone wild.

Posted August 23, 2013 at 4:05pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Julie Bindel