News: Barbarella, Nigeria, Citibike, Matt Bomer, Kink
OXD salutes Mel Cheren, the godfather of disco.
Malawi court hears appeal of conviction of three men jailed for homosexual acts.
Cape Town football fans back gay Nigerians: "The small but visible pockets of protesters among the large sell-out crowd waved rainbow flags and gay flags of South Africa during the Chan match between Nigeria and South Africa."
Netherlands speed skater gives Russian winner Victor An a double F U at pre-race for Sochi Games.
NOM's John Eastman warns of what will happen if SCOTUS legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide: "If they don't let it be fought out in the states, there is going to be an eruption."
Two men hunted for murder of gay man in southern Philippines: "Police said the 33-year old Alex Nodado was discovered dead by his neighbor at Purok Sunshine in the village of Santiago and informed authorities about it. Forensic investigators said a scarf was found tied around Nodado’s neck and legs."
Matt Bomer cuddles with his partner Simon Halls at Simon's birthday bash.
Miley Cyrus is going unplugged.
Esquire Looking reviewer upset that there are no 'mincing' gays.
Australian nightclub promotion puts Harry Styles in the "closet".
NYC cops beat elderly man after he jaywalks.
Prince Harry is apparently expert at building outhouses. "He did one with castellated sides and a flag pole, a loo roll holder, and you’re sitting there thinking ‘this is a real royal flush’."
James Franco's Kink documentary picked up by MPI Pictures.
Zac Efron is a fan of sex in the kitchen.
Gay 'conversion therapy' big in China: "Zhang was treated three years ago, but five clinics contacted by AFP in the last month claimed to offer “sexuality adjustment” through various means, including hypnosis, drugs and electric shock therapy. The Haiming Psychological Consulting Centre in Beijing touts the use of electricity on its website, saying: 'After each shock, the person will quickly interrupt their thought, and separate from their fantasies.'"
Company that owns NYC's Citibike bike share program files for bankruptcy.
Is this the first image of the mysterious underlying structure that holds the entire universe together?
Sarah Palin on MLK Jr Day: "Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. and all who commit to ending any racial divide, no more playing the race card."
GLAAD Board Member Christina Kahrl responds to Grantland.com story on Dr. V., the trans woman who killed herself before article was published.
Melissa Etheridge is mad as hell about Russia's anti-gay laws.
Amazon to produce Barbarella series: "Barbarella is based on the character created by Jean-Claude Forest in a graphic novel and made famous in the 1968 sci-fi movie staring Jane Fonda as a sexpot tasked with finding and stopping an evil weapons inventor. The project, which has been in the works at GIT for a year and a half, is executive produced by Nicolas Refn (Valhalla Rising), who had been attached to direct, and Martha De Laurentiis, whose late husband Dino produced the 1968 movie."