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Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart step out to do a Q&A for John Cameron Mitchell's Rabbit Hole.
The owner of The Abbey in West Hollywood on what makes his bar a success: "Anyone who walks through my gate is a VIP. Everyone is gonna be treated the same."
New Nielsen polls shows strong support for marriage equality in Australia: "The poll, published on Monday in Fairfax newspapers, found nearly 60 per cent of people support same-sex marriage, with 37 per cent against. The same poll also shows the federal coalition leads Labor by 51 points to 49 on a two-party preferred basis."
Disney decides it's done with movies based on classic fairy tales.
Gay and lesbians rally in the Bronx: “For so long the Bronx has been very quiet about LGBT issues. This particular event sparked the feeling to doing something and how do you do it—you do it in unity.”
Desperate Housewives will go on with one less housewife.
North Korea shows American scientist new secret nuclear facility: "He had been “stunned” by the sophistication of the new plant, where he saw “hundreds and hundreds” of centrifuges that had just been installed, and that were operated from what he called “an ultra-modern control room.”
Cher knows her limits: “Look, I have a very narrow range. I’ve never tried anything more than playing who I am. If you look at my characters, they’re all me.”
Steve Jobs and Rupert Murdoch to team up on an iPad-only newspaper: "There will be no "print edition" or "web edition"; the central innovation, developed with assistance from Apple engineers, will be to dispatch the publication automatically to an iPad or any of the growing number of similar devices."
If you think adult pandas are cute, wait until you see a picture of a newborn panda.
One-time correspondent professor Pontifical Academy of St Thomas Aquinas in the Vatican tells German magazine: “It must be acknowledged that a large number of Catholic clerics and trainee priests in Europe and the United States are homosexually-inclined,”
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I has a big box office weekend.
Paris Hilton fulfills part of her 200 hour community service.
Arrests made at a sit-in on Ottawa in to mark Transgendered Day of Remembrance.
Brian Austin Green plays a handyman who gets between Marcia Cross and Vanessa Williams on the upcoming season of Desperate Housewives.
One more shot, AFTER THE JUMP...
Yesterday I saw a clip from the GLAAD Awards red carpet in which Dana Delaney mentioned that the home on the Universal backlot which used to house The Munster family now houses Bob and Lee, the gay couple played by Tuc Watkins and Kevin Rahm, so I did some looking around. And well, you know what they say about gay gentrification.
The house, above, as it was during The Munsters show. Below, in transition...
And below, in its current incarnation on Wisteria Lane. You know, I have to say I prefer the neighborhood when Lily and Herman were around. At least it had some edge. Delaney's remarks, AFTER THE JUMP...
Killer withdraws "guilty" plea in Ryan Keith Skipper murder case. The plea bargain would have spared William Brown Jr. the death penalty. Brown is now scheduled to go on trial October 12.
Jackman's got milk.
Nicolette Sheridan bitchslaps Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry.
Figure skater Johnny Weir to be subject of reality show: "The half-hour 'Be Good Johnny Weir' will follow its subject, his coach, choreographers and hangers-on as they ready for the 2010 Winter Games. Sundance has ordered eight episodes of the series, which is produced by Endemol's Original Media."
Maryland General Assembly approves tax breaks for domestic partners: "The bill adds same-sex domestic partners to the list of family members who can inherit homes without paying taxes on that property."
John Barrowman wants to be a dad: "We really would like to be parents. I'm extremely broody and emotional right now. I think this year will be the year Scott and I look into making something happen. We're trying to work out whether to take the adoption route or something else. he other night I went to see Jason Donovan in Priscilla Queen Of The Desert and I was in floods of tears watching the scenes between him and his son."
True Blood is on its way back to Bon Temps.
Trans drag performer murdered in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
New Archbishop of England and Wales Vincent Nichols on gay relationships: ""I will always be happy as a guide to stick with Pope Benedict..Homosexuality - is it a sin? Homosexuality is not a sin. A person who is of a homosexual orientation is as worthy and as dignified as anybody else and one of the things I regret about our society is that it tends to identify people by their sexual orientation and that is a diminishing of a person. "Nobody should be put in a box because of their sexuality."
Democracy Now: Somali piracy originally began because of illegal fishing and toxic dumping by Western ships off the coast.
Lindsay Lohan eggs on the paparazzi.
BUSH SIX: Former Bush administration officials may face torture charges in Spain — Alberto Gonzales is among them. Video.
Orlando Bloom is Main Street's finest.
New orangutan population numbering up to 2,000 found in Indonesia: "A team surveying forests nestled between jagged, limestone cliffs on the eastern edge of Borneo island counted 219 orangutan nests, indicating a 'substantial' number of the animals, said Erik Meijaard, a senior ecologist at the U.S.-based The Nature Conservancy."
Isaac Mizrahi is a slob: "It takes a lot of effort for me to look this put together. If I had my way, I would sit on the couch all day and eat ice cream and go to pieces with my dogs because that is the ultimate luxury to sit and watch TV with one's dogs. I don't get time enough to do that. My boyfriend thinks I'm a little nuts because that's all I want to do on my time off and he's bored with that. He wants to go to India or something, but I'm not doing that, it's too late for India.""