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RoadNew Jersey gears up for marriage battle...

HighlineRoadNew York's High Line Park features a 20-story peep show.

RoadThis is why some people hate pop music.

RoadWhy did last week's Mad Men come with a warning label? Was it because of this scene?

RoadTwo men charged for throwing eggs and yelling homophobic slurs in Manchester UK's gay village: "Peter James Young (23), of Hardman Street, and Phillip Shepherd (25), of Derby Street, have been charged with a public order offence. Young was further accused of common assault."

RoadMagnetic resonance intercourse.

RoadObamas set for Martha's Vineyard vacation.

RoadObama sneakers and basketball for sale.

Chace RoadChace Crawford to Interview: "I’m the biggest believer in not talking. I don’t Twitter or MySpace or Facebook. I want to keep to myself. I don’t want to be out there. You have to keep some kind of control over who you are."

RoadMale model fix: Santiago Peralta.

RoadPeter Staley on Obama's first step toward a national HIV/AIDS strategy.

RoadWoW's James St. James reports from the Ovahness Vogueing Ball.

RoadMexico decriminalizes drug possession for small amounts: "The maximum amount of marijuana for 'personal use' under the new law is 5 grams — the equivalent of about four joints. The limit is a half gram for cocaine, the equivalent of about 4 'lines.' For other drugs, the limits are 50 milligrams of heroin, 40 milligrams for methamphetamine and 0.015 milligrams for LSD."

Lambertbox RoadAnd he's not sorry, it's human nature...

RoadGlasgow Gallery of Modern Art accused of censoring gay-themed art exhibit: "The reaction of GoMA and the council is exactly the same that is happening to these individuals, making it hard to talk about coming out, about being gay, about disclosing their HIV status."

RoadLive Nation sponsoring national tour of Jamaican murder music singer Buju Banton.

RoadSalt Lake City to consider anti-discrimination bill: "The current language of the bill would ban discrimination based on race, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity (trangender protections) in the areas of employment, public accommodations and housing. Religious organizations and state agencies would be exempt from the law." Provo paper blasts effort...

News: Moon, Amy Winehouse, Basking Shark, India, Jim McGreevey


New coalition of EVIL: Far-right and anti-gay groups joining forces.



NASA to release new images of Moon landing found on lost tapes?


Man creates life-size Lego replica of...Amy Winehouse.


Three charged in Monday night homophobic attack on Long Island woman.


REPORT: Michael Jackson's children aren't his biologically, nor are they Debbie Rowe's. Father is Jackson's dermatologist Arnie Klein.


5-year-old rescued after Airbus 310 from Yemen crashes into Indian Ocean while attempting landing with 153 on board.


Lt. Dan Choi's hearing over discharge is today.


Trevor Donovan: 90210 gets some beefcake.


Meghan McCain: I speak for GOP on gay issues. "The reason why I became so vocal about it is because it is so important to me and I didn’t see any politicians, even President Obama, doing anything. At this point, I don’t care what leader, what party, comes out and supports marriage equality, as long as somebody starts doing it. I hope that will be President Obama, I hope that will be my father, I hope it will be lots of people. I think it’s the type of thing that’s really coming to a fever pitch. People are really angry. People really want response. I hope President Obama can do that,



Inside the apartment Bernie Madoff will never live in again: "It's bye-bye forever to the $35,000 Lavar Kerman Persian carpet and the $20,000 Chippendale-style tea table in his art-filled four-bedroom duplex on the upper East Side."


An interview with the hottest gay Dungeons & Dragons geeks in D.C.


T.R. Knight to headline Broadway revival of Lend Me a Tenor.


One Life to Live actress Patricia Mauceri fired over refusal to participate in gay-positive character storyline: "Reportedly the soap opera wanted to go against stereotype and show Carlotta as a gay friendly Latina mother. The actress allegedly vehemently protested that story decision, resulting in show brass replacing her."



Basking Shark spotted cruising Long Island beaches.


Rescheduled: Marc Jacobs pushes wedding date to August.


Indian government ready to de-criminalize homosexuality? "The new Government that took power in May after the Congress Party’s surprise election victory has indicated that it is ready to change the law, which is at present being challenged in the Delhi High Court, according to Indian media reports."



More Madonna Louis Vuitton campaign images.


Chace Crawford slicks it back.


Oklahoma Rep. Sally Kern working on getting state to approve a proclamation blaming gays for the recession.


Jim McGreevey's new mission: "McGreevey volunteers at Exodus Ministries at the Church of Living Hope in East Harlem, New  York, which tries to help newly-released prisoners learn life skills and handle the significant challenges that ex-convicts face. It’s not just job-hunting.One of the photographs below shows Jim helping one young man figure out how to set up a free e-mail account on Yahoo. With limited access to computers, the guy had no idea how to do this. This is not atypical. We take this kind of knowledge for granted, assuming everyone knows how to set up free e-mail. They don’t. The gifts that McGreevey brings to these formerly-incarcerated men and women are vast."

Chace Crawford is the Summer's Hottest 'Not Gay' Bachelor


After People declares Chace Crawford the "summer's hottest bachelor," Crawford tells the magazine about the stereotypically straight activities he and Ed Westwick took part in when they found out about the gay rumors that were totally being made up about them:

"On the made-up gay rumors about him and co-star Ed Westwick: 'You know what we really did the first time we heard it? Ed goes, 'Oh, did you hear that rumor about us being gay?' I was like, 'Yeah, man.' He starts laughing and we're kind of like, 'Okay, you want to go play pool and have a beer?''"

News: Iraq, Lorenzo Martone, Bottoms, Real Housewives, T.R. Knight


61 Episcopal clergy ousted over alignment with anti-gay bishop.


ABC News on executions of gay Iraqis: "The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs believes as many as 30 people have been killed during the last three months because they were -- or were perceived to be -- gay."



Inside Marc Jacobs' 30th birthday party for Lorenzo Martone at not-yet-opened NYC club Avenue.


Real Housewives of New Jersey's Danielle has a criminal record and a mugshot.


Biggest cities for bottoms: Houston, Miami, San Francisco, L.A..


Tennessee hate crimes bill pushed to 2010: "Opposition to the bill came forward with false claims that it would criminalize religious speech. This claim ignores the reality that not a single case has ever been filed against a minister under current statue for promoting intolerance or denying understanding of the transgendered community."


T.R. Knight and Mark Cornelsen still a hot item.


Britain's Got Talent judge defends Susan Boyle, explains meltdown: "Susan is finding it very, very difficult to cope, and to stay calm. She has been in tears many times during the last few days, and even, fleetingly, felt like quitting the show altogether at one point and fleeing all the attention. I am calling today for everyone to give her a break."



Boston gay basher Fabio Brandao gets off easy: "Brandao today admitted kicking and hitting the men while using homophobic slurs during the beating last August. Three other attackers have never been identified. The 29-year-old Brandao received a two-year suspended sentence and won’t spend time in prison if he follows terms set by a Boston Municipal Court judge, including alcohol counseling and paying the victims’ medical bills."


Seann William Scott and Adam Brody are a couple of dicks.


George Clooney on Prop 8: "At some point in our lifetime, gay marriage won't be an issue, and everyone who stood against this civil right will look as outdated as George Wallace standing on the school steps keeping James Hood from entering the University of Alabama because he was black."



Forty people who staged a sit-in at the County Administration Center in San Diego over Prop 8 left peacefully: "The demonstrators had sat for hours in the waiting area in the county clerk's marriage license office to show their support for same-sex marriage. Three same-sex couples asked for marriage licenses and were denied. The event was organized in response to the state Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to uphold the state's gay marriage ban. Just before closing time at 5 p.m., about five hours after the first protesters had arrived, seven or eight sheriff's deputies came in and told everyone it was time to go." 


Chace Crawford talks about his upcoming Footloose gig.



Filipino man Philip Belarmino granted asylum by U.S. immigration judge: "His asylum application was based on his persecution in his homeland for being a homosexual. Expert immigration lawyers are generally of the opinion that cases involving applications for asylum based on gender are impossible to win. Another hurdle that Belarmino had to overcome was the one year statutory bar for the filing of asylum applications from the time of entry in the United States. Belarmino filed his application more than one year after his arrival."


Shirley Tan invited to testify at hearings for Uniting American Families Act: "When I spoke to  Jay today, she said that the family is very honored and extremely excited to go to D.C.  for this historic hearing.  They are looking forward to a visit to their representatives offices, Rep Jackie Speier and Senator Feinstein, especially to thank all the staffers who worked so hard to help them."


Russell Tovey 20-something werewolf series coming to BBC America.


Prop 8 setbacks a "big gay shrug.": "...these setbacks are not insurmountable roadblocks. They are merely obnoxious speed bumps on what social conservatives see as our nation's ungodly highway to hell. They only slow us down a little."

News: Nevada, Chace Crawford, Finland, David Mixner, Real World

 roadNew Yorkers for marriage equality: what you can do.

 roadSame-sex marriage opponents in New York underfinanced, disorganized...

Goose  roadWhiffling: Goose photographed flying upside-down.

 roadChace Crawford is the new Kevin Bacon.

 roadHe's a new housemate on The Real World: Cancun, and he's gay.

 roadNevada Governor Gibbons says he will veto Domestic Partner bill. Spokesman: "The governor believes that government has no business in your medicine chest or your bedroom. He also believes there are existing contracts that can be created, so no change to the law is needed. If there are people who want to be domestic partners, they can do so under existing laws. He is also mindful of the fact that voters of this state on two occasions have said that marriage is between a man and a woman, and it's part of our Constitution."

Pattinson  roadRobert Pattinson joins 'Bel Ami'.

 roadJoseph Gordon Levitt looks like a serial killer.

 roadUniversal Gear store in Washington D.C. hit by gang robbery and caught on camera.

 roadHarmony Printing: Toronto-based printing company refuses to publish gay-themed graphic novel because they "have a lot of long standing clients who are religious organizations."

Pansies  roadPansies planted in Liverpool in memory of murdered gay teen Michael Causer. Pansy Project: "The pansy was the perfect choice. Tackling the gay connotations it carries in an ironic way, but also its name translates in French as 'To pause or think' which is exactly what we hope people will do when viewing these plants."

 roadSan Antonio police investigating derogatory remarks to lesbian couple during home raid: "The women, Lindsey and Carol, had been at home for the evening when police charged through the door advising, 'We have a warrant.' Evidently, a warrant had been issued after an anonymous informant who had been assisting the SAPD for over 2 years claimed that a man named 'Randy' had been seen with methamphetamine in the home. Unfortunately, after the police entered the house, they allegedly made several lewd and derogatory comments about the couple including many references to their sexual orientation.

 roadMichael Jackson postpones first dates of his tour.

Gosling  roadRyan Gosling is a blue valentine.

 roadFinland allows gay adoption.

 roadGeorgia school says 'bullycide' victim Jaheem Herrera was not bullied.

 roadDavid Mixner calls for March on Washington: "My plea is for our LGBT leaders to call a March on Washington for Marriage Equality this November and if they won't do it, I appeal to our young to come together and provide the leadership."

 roadOklahoma Governor signs bill allowing Ten Commandments monument on state Capitol grounds: "Groups including Americans United for Separation of Church and State and the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty had both encouraged Henry, a member of First Baptist Church in Shawnee, Okla., to veto the bill on the principle of separation of church and state."

Chace Crawford and Ed Westwick are Splitsville

Chace_ed2 Chace Crawford has finally grown weary of sharing a filthy apartment with Gossip Girl co-star Ed Westwick.

Page Six reports: "The onscreen co-stars and real-life roommates share an apartment in Chelsea, but an insider tells us Crawford is looking for a place of his own. 'Chace wants to move out to a bachelor pad. He wants privacy and has told his agent to spare no expense in finding the perfect loft.' The tipster said Crawford wants to live 'downtown, in a secure building with a doorman.' Reps for Westwick and Crawford didn't return calls."

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