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Gay Indiana couple granted preliminary injunction requiring state to recognize out-of-state marriage: "U.S. District Judge Richard Young's injunction Thursday extends an April 10 temporary restraining order requiring the state to list Amy Sandler as the spouse of Niki Quasney after Quasney dies of cancer. It applies only to them, not to other gay couples who were legally wed elsewhere and are also seeking to have Indiana recognize their marriages."
Blind item: "He took off for the desert recently. To relax. And party. Without his girl. And gets high and hooks up with random men online (he likes them super pretty and super jacked), inviting them to his hotel room for a night of drugs and sex."
Bryan Singer's attorney rips accusers' attorney: “You seek to preen for the media in an effort to solicit new clients, ultimately looking for a payday for yourself. You have now resorted to lying to the public concerning your actions, including your false statements to the media this week to the effect that our client has refused to accept service of your earlier lawsuit on behalf of Michael Egan.”
"Saudi Liberals" website founder sentenced: "A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced the editor of an Internet forum he founded to discuss the role of religion in the conservative Islamic kingdom to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes, Saudi media reported on Wednesday."
Madonna now collaborating with Diplo, and apparently he's a slave driver.
Trans defender and new coach attempt to turn American Samoa's football team around.
Porsha Williams will apparently keep her Housewives gig: "...but she still might be 86'd over that reunion show brawl."
World of Wonder's Fenton Bailey talks about why the production company filmed 'Party Monster' murderer Michael Alig's release from prison: "We've decided to capture [this experience]. We don't have any solid plans for the material yet. Whether we recut the original documentary, or do it as an online original series, I'm not sure. But I think it is indeed interesting to see someone regroup after 17 years. It's really like a time-capsule experience, isn't it?"
David Letterman has some advice for Mariah Carey.
New York magazine looks at gay Wall Street: "When a colleague remarked on his suntan, Daniel explained that he had spent the weekend at his beach house. Where's your rental? asked his co-worker...His beach house was on Fire Island, he replied. At the Pines. His colleague looked stunned. Daniel had just outed himself."
Harry Styles and Niall Horan strip down in Rio.
Josiah Hawley was once a contestant on The Voice, but now he's flashing his abs on the beach.
Lea Delaria withdraws from Michfest 'Womyn's Music Festival' in Michigan over its exclusion of transgender women. "After over 30 years of gay activism and as an out, proud member of the LGBTQ Community, I do not wish to be a party to infighting. We queers need to find a way to stop this fighting and work together towards our common goal. "
Adam Levine wants to shave his new blond hair off: “I didn’t know anybody would be so fixated on this. I wanted to do something crazy. I don’t know why I did it. I really couldn’t tell you logically there was a reason. I just wanted to do it and honestly, it’s so much of a headache now I might want to shave my head or something."
Methodist bishop backs down from charging minister for being openly gay.
Beijing police detain nine activists meeting to discuss anti-gay discrimination: "The report suspects that the arrests and detention were not particularly because they were gay activists or discussing gay issues but due to Chinese authorities’ anxiety over possible citizen action ahead of the 25th anniversary of the military crushing of the Tiananmen Square democracy protests that took place on June 3-4 1989 in Beijing."