News: Chelsea Clinton, Prop 8, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Saturn

RoadChelsea Clinton is pregnant.

RoadIn Sickness and in Health: A couple's final journey.

RoadNobel laureate novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87.

PeggyRoadAre we witnessing the birth (or death) of a moon of Saturn?

RoadMrs. Doubtfire sequel in the works reuniting Chris Columbus and Robin Williams, but Mara Wilson does not have anything to do with it, nor will she.

RoadCourtney Love takes credit for inspiring Lady Gaga's ARTPOP.

RoadFreedom to Marry is marking ten years of the freedom to marry in NYC on April 28. Ru Bhatt, one of our Occupy the Disco men, is DJing at the event.

RoadAfrica on steroids.

RoadShould the Prop 8 lawyers have been paid six million dollars? "The $6.4 million price tag runs in contrast to many other legal fights mounted by the LGBT community. Much of such “impact litigation” is brought by nonprofit legal groups like Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, which brought the case that one of its lawyers, Mary Bonauto, argued and led to marriage equality in Massachusetts. Other such litigation is brought by nonprofit groups working with outside private lawyers working without payment for their services — called pro bono — like Lambda Legal and Jenner & Block’s Paul Smith, who argued the 2003 case, Lawrence v. Texas, that ruled sodomy laws across the country unconstitutional. "

RoadMiley Cyrus may spend month in hospital for allergic reaction.

RoadJames Franco calls NYT reviewer a "little bitch" over Of Mice and Men review.

FunhomeRoadAfter South Carolina lawmakers financially punish universities for assigning gay-themed subject matter (including the acclaimed graphic novel Fun Home), the author of the book decides to bring the off-Broadway show based on it to the College of Charleston.

RoadLambda Legal sues doctor and clinic for denying medical care to transgender woman: "Naya Taylor is a transgender woman living in Mattoon, Illinois. Dr. Aja Lystila had been Ms. Taylor’s primary care physician, but when Ms. Taylor requested to start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) aspart of her medically necessary, transition-related healthcare to treat her gender dysphoria, Dr. Lystila refused."

RoadTV Land orders comedy about con man pretending to be a gay pastor: "The cable network has given a cast-contingent pilot order to Impastor, from veteran comedy writer Christopher Vane (Brickleberry). It centers on a low-life on the run from his debts who hides away in a small town by conning them into thinking he’s their newly hired gay pastor."

RoadRobert Pattinson and Guy Pearce in the new trailer for The Rover.

RoadChanning Tatum might join the X-Men.

KahrsRoadAlec Varcas of 50 Shades the Musical talks to The Broadway Blog's 'Theater Buff' column.

RoadAre these the first Star Wars Episode VII set photos?

RoadSydney man tells Supreme Court about bashing lover to death over HIV disclosure: "Armstrong told the court he became 'very angry' when, after their sexual encounter, Mr Flores revealed he had HIV...He believed HIV was 'a death sentence'. So when Mr Flores revealed his diagnosis, Armstrong said he picked up his shoe and started hitting him around the head. He then 'squatted' on him.

RoadGaymerX2 president says life will go on after closing of convention: "Despite the GaymerX convention closing its doors, GaymerX as a company will continue forward. Rocca said the group is considering smaller events, but also has its hand in bringing other projects to light. The same minds behind the creation of GaymerX are now developing Read-Only Memories, a cyberpunk adventure game. Gaming In Color, a documentary film about the LGBT gaming community, was handed off to GaymerX, who will finalize and publish the film."

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  1. Celebrate the anniversary of freedom to marry in Massachusetts in...NYC?

    What?!

    Posted by: local_dc_gay | Apr 17, 2014 4:37:48 PM


  2. looking at Mara Wilson's Imdb page, one would think she should do the sequel due to needing money

    Posted by: Moz's | Apr 17, 2014 4:51:28 PM


  3. I've been told by graduate students (over the years) that Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "100 Years of Solitude" is one of the greatest novels of all time. I could never get past the first couple of pages. I'm going to try again.

    I wish I could read it in Spanish. Everybody in the Western Hemisphere should be able to read Spanish (LOL...I couldn't resist it, right-wing b1tches LOL).

    Posted by: Derrick from Philly | Apr 17, 2014 5:07:07 PM


  4. Dammit, Chelsea. You couldn't have waited until next year!

    Posted by: Kendall | Apr 17, 2014 5:56:15 PM


  5. You might want to try one of his other works first, Derrick; my favorite is "Chronicle of a Death Foretold".

    Posted by: Sergio | Apr 17, 2014 6:17:09 PM


  6. I started to read his novels in English and gave up. Then I realized I can read them in Spanish and enjoyed them much more.

    Posted by: Armando | Apr 17, 2014 7:57:08 PM


  7. Umm, the guy with the rope? Where do I read about him?

    Posted by: Ken | Apr 17, 2014 10:29:01 PM


  8. The angle could be that the baby will draw attention away from its' father if Hillary decides to run.

    Posted by: GB | Apr 17, 2014 10:55:55 PM


  9. @Ken - the guy with the rope is Alec Varcas. He's in the Theater Buff column.

    Posted by: Mike in the Tundra | Apr 17, 2014 11:52:51 PM


  10. The Rover looks like an interesting film. I have been a fan of Guy Pierce since Priscilla Queen of the Desert, the only drag show I have ever enjoyed more than once, because it knows it's ridiculous.

    Posted by: UFFDA | Apr 18, 2014 1:30:08 AM


  11. I couldn't say that Courtney Love tried to take credit for Art Pop. (Who would?) Per usual with her, it's hard to know what she's saying, but at least it's not snide or completely out there...

    Posted by: Paul R | Apr 18, 2014 1:44:11 AM


  12. re: A Final Journey
    My eyes are full of tears
    Being gay with a legal partner in Europe I am fortunate, being the much older, that our wishes will be fulfilled. For those who even believe they are safe, seemingly in the States (my native country) be careful. Good long time friends in a gay unfriendly State, together 35 years .... the older HAD to die at home otherwise his partner and lover could NOT be present.
    Bless these two....reps of gay repression! They are heroes!

    Posted by: L G. | Apr 18, 2014 3:56:39 AM


  13. The lawyers should have done it as Pro Bono...showing they believe in LGBT rights....not just another "cash grab"....

    Posted by: styler | Apr 18, 2014 1:23:40 PM


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