"I just throw my head back and laugh. It’s not hard to deal with when there’s no truth to it. Just ignore it and it’ll go away."
Chace Crawford Hub
My big failed gay exorcism (warning: site nsfw).
Nicolette Sheridan files suit against 'Desperate Housewives' creator Marc Cherry, saying he slapped her across the face.
Because he's a homosexual man.
Human Rights Campaign loses director Brad Luna and deputy director Trevor Thomas of its communications department.
Third poll in a row shows majority of Californians supporting marriage equality.
Annie Leibovitz financial troubles get deeper: "The investment firm that was tasked with managing the mismanaged fortune of Annie Leibovitz is suing the celebrity photographer, alleging she owes them a whopping $800,000 in unpaid bills for their services."
Jersey Shore cast moves in to South Beach digs.
Did One Life To Live get too gay for daytime TV?
Gay Polo League's debut draws large crowd: "A crowd of nearly 1,500 polo fans and Gay Polo League supporters were on hand for Saturday’s festivities..."
The first iPad in-car dashboard mount.
Jeff Koons reveals design for BMW.
Providence mayor David Cicilline raises $700,000 in congressional race efforts.
Census seeking better count of gay pairs: "For the first time, the bureau has deployed a team of professional field workers - about two dozen - to reach out to gays and lesbians. On Monday, the bureau released its first public-service videos encouraging gay Americans to mail their census forms."
Cheyenne Jackson in comedy pilot about gay couple trying to raise son.
Help jumpstart Haiti, through art.
SAGE opens office in Washington D.C.
Magazines are missing the point of the iPad: "Turns out the magazine powers that be concluded in their infinite wisdom that the iPad was actually just exactly the same as a real life newsstand…at least where pricing is concerned."
Marcos Mercado found guilty in Christmas Eve killing of Thomas Szadkowski: "The jury found Mercado guilty of felony murder and first-degree robbery The two men met online and got together at Szadkowski's apartment to have sex. After they were done, Mercado got an assault rifle from his car and shot Szadkowski once in the face. Before leaving, he took an Xbox computer game console and gave it to a friend."
Off-duty undercover NYPD: "This fag establishment should be closed."
A music video for Constance McMillen.
Gay Zurich nightclub evacuated after bomb threat.
Catholic group calls for protest of Corpus Christi production at Gallaudet University: "Ritchie quotes Archbishop Daniel E. Pilarczyk as his moral authority in calling this protest: “Corpus Christi seems to go out of its way to present Jesus and His story in the crudest and ugliest of ways,” said Pilarczyk in 2003, “I believe that this play will offend the sensibilities of most people who reverence the Lord Jesus in any way.” In a week when it has been revealed, top Vatican officials — including the future Pope Benedict XVI — did not defrock a priest who molested as many as 200 deaf boys and that they covered up the rape of even more deaf kids in Italy, I find it astounding that this clown would even think about showing his face at this school, since Gallaudet University is the nations premier institution of higher learning FOR THE DEAF."
There was plenty of eye candy on hand at the Calvin Klein A/W 2010 fashion show in NYC with Lee Pace, Jared Leto, Chace Crawford, Ryan Phillippe, and newly-minted underwear models Kellan Lutz, and Mehcad Brooks all on display.
Click to enlarge. More photo coverage here.
Ten things you can do to oppose the anti-gay legislation in Uganda.
Chace Crawford unleashes his man scent on Miami Beach.
Madonna is no doubt furious that unretouched photos of her keep leaking.
Brazilian man granted asylum in U.S. claiming persecution over his homosexuality: "I lived in constant panic in Brazil. I tried to hide that my homosexuality, but the attacks and threats were constant. At the time (I lived in Brazil), I have been attacked by skinheads and brutally beat up by the police. After you've been threatened by the police, you become aware that there is no one there to protect you, so coming the live in US was a matter of life or death for me."
Snooki has found the guido juicehead of her dreams.
Bradley Cooper has a tanning accident.
Lesbian couple in Vermont battles Boy Scouts: "Cate and Elizabeth Wirth wanted to help with their son's Cub Scout troop but were told they were not welcome. The Supreme Court has affirmed the Scouts' right to bar homosexuals. But Vermont Congressman Peter Welch and 25 of his colleagues have written to the Boy Scouts on the Wirths' behalf. The letter calls the policy 'deeply troubling' and "damaging" to impressionable children."
Kellan Lutz gets comfy in a bod pod.
What would you do if your boyfriend had an "arrangement" with a toothbrush "perv"?
Detroit techno innovator Carl Craig creates new soundtrack for Warhol oral sex film.
Harold Ford Jr.'s apartment is relentlessly yellow.
NYC's Roxy to reopen as lounge-restaurant-event space?
India gets gay Valentine's Day cards: "Homosexual consumers are not exactly spoiled for choice, with just two cards for gay men, two for lesbians and one gender-neutral card. The wording of the messages is also pretty basic. A lesbian version says: 'For my girl friend from your girl friend.' The gender-neutral card reads: 'Oh how totully gay!' (sic)."
Audio: Former BP CEO Lord Browne discusses the fear he had of having his sexuality discovered: "Lord Browne called the lie a 'deep error of judgement', adding that he was still "terrified" about being discovered as gay even at the end of his career."
Bush billboard frightens residents of Minnesota.
Dubai closes viewing deck on Burj Khalifa after electrical issues.
What is your HIV Prevention mobster name?
Australian bank worker claims he perpetrated $1 million fraud from his employers because they were homophobic: "The Welsh-born equipment leasing manager had been employed at Suncorp Metway since 1998 and claimed he enjoyed the work environment until the last two years, when he alleged he had been victimised for being gay. It was at this time that Gabriel stole nine cheques with a value of just under $200,000 before embarking on a spiralling system of part-repayment while generating fraudulent leases that eventually cost his employer $601,534."
Evidence of queer groups organanizing on Iranian college campuses surfaces, along with news of pending executions for 12 men under charges of sodomy.
Bird of a feather.
Pastor Bob Emrich: pure evil.
Media Matters exposes hate group MassResistance's connection to the anti-gay attacks on safe schools chief Kevin Jennings.
Chai Feldblum nomination passes Senate committee.
Heterosexual New York man wants his marriage annulled as protest of state's failure to pass marriage equality bill: "He is still seeking a pro bono lawyer to represent him and his wife in Family Court.' It’s unconstitutionally discriminative,' D’Olimpio said, referring to the state’s marriage laws. It is on those grounds that D’Olimpio, who now lives in Brooklyn, and his wife of two years, Rachel Murch D’Olimpio, are going ahead with their plans to annul their marriage."
Point Foundation announces 2010 scholarship season and four new named scholarships.
Chace gives face: “Like the Pussycat Dolls or Brad Pitt, Chace Crawford is the kind of perfect human specimen that should be freeze-dried and put in a time capsule so that, in several thousand years, whatever manlike species can get a sense of just how good we looked."
German football coach calls referee "dirty homosexual"...
Gavin Newsom, SF activists, speak out against Uganda: "A crowd of nearly forty people gathered for thirty-minutes today at the Ugandan pillar in United Nations Plaza, and stood in unbending solidarity with gay Ugandans. Under a cloudy sky, signs were taped to the pillar, voices were raised, passersby offered support, and a successful visibility action took place, for gays on the other side of our small planet."
NBC's The Office hires a new gay — Tim Daly's son.
UK gay bashing farmer gets jail term.
Someone's parading around with obvious reading material.
Maryland to adopt anti-trans policy for driver's licenses?
Who is the hottest Brazilian of 2009?
First-ever pageant to be held for Mr. Gay China: "The pageant will take place on January 15 at a club in Beijing, ahead of the Mr Gay World competition in Norway in February, Ben Zhang, founder of gay media and PR website gayographic.org, told AFP. 'There will be sportswear and swimsuit segments, a Q&A session, and a panel of judges will select the winner based on overall performance,' Zhang said. The pageant will be open to anyone who lives in China -- local or foreign, and contestants can apply online, he said. 'Being homosexual, in general we get a lot of discrimination everywhere, so we are not going to discriminate against any contestants,' Zhang said."
Gambian president makes unsurprising threat: "We will not encourage lesbianism and homosexuality in the military. It is a taboo in our armed forces. I will sack any soldier suspected of being a gay, or lesbian in The Gambia. We need no gays in our armed forces."
Finger bitten off at health care protest in Thousand Oaks, California.
Men's Vogue really did deserve to fail.
Mythical Chupacabra found in Texas?
Namibia to hold first gay rights march: "About 40 people are expected to take part in the event supported by Czech Republic NGO People in Need (PiN). In a press statement issued yesterday, PiN Sexual Minorities Co-ordinator Jacobus Witbooi said the march would also mark the inauguration of a new project for sexual minorities known as Ada Ma /Hao, meaning 'Let's Stand Together'."
Daniel Craig grows a pornstache...
Lady Gaga's VMA performance "to inspire a movement."
Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Robert McDonnell backs away from 1989 graduate thesis: "Man’s basic nature is inclined towards evil, and when the exercise of liberty takes the shape of pornography, drug abuse, or homosexuality, the government must restrain, punish, and deter."
Outsports interviews Johnny Weir.
Chace Crawford pulled in to bad photo shoot.
Focus on the Family to cut 75 more jobs: "an 8 percent reduction in a workforce that already has been cut twice since September 2008."
Tobias Wolff on gender identity protections and making the case.
Grad student interrupts RNC Chair Michael Steele to tell him about her mother who died of cancer because she couldn't afford chemotherapy medications. Steele's response: "So people go to town halls, they go out to the community, and they're like this. [shakes fists] It makes for great TV. You'll probably make it tonight. Enjoy it." Watch.
Brazilian magazine DOM shuts down: "not only because of the recession and the difficulty in finding advertisers willing to support a gay publication in Brazil, but also because of internal management issues."
Samantha Jones hits Sex and the City 2 set.
DSquared2's Dan and Dean Caten to get star on Canada's Walk of Fame: "It's the hugest award that we've received so far. It's an inspiration for all young Canadians: The sky's the limit, you can do whatever you want to do if you put your mind to it. It doesn't matter where you come from, it's where you want to go."
Mariah Carey works her early 90's look.
Washington state poll: support for same-sex domestic partnerships increases. "In 2006, about 59 percent of registered voters in Washington supported either same-sex marriage or domestic partnerships with the full rights of marriage, compared with 41 percent who favor fewer rights for such couples. But by 2008, 66 percent of registered voters said they supported same-sex marriage (36.7 percent) or full domestic partnerships (29.3 percent). Just 32.6 percent were in support of lesser rights."