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04/19/2007


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #763

ABORTION PROTESTERS: Get what they deserve.

ARTHUR SALES: The Brazilian model interviews Dan and Dean Caten of dSquared2.

CYNTHIA NIXON: Talks bullying and gay rights with Joy Behar.

SOCIAL NETWORKING: The media goes overboard.

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News: Men's Vogue, Brazil, Michael Steele, Namibia, Chupacabra

RoadFinger bitten off at health care protest in Thousand Oaks, California.

Marcjacobs RoadMen's Vogue really did deserve to fail.

RoadMythical Chupacabra found in Texas?

RoadNamibia 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'."

RoadDaniel Craig grows a pornstache...

RoadLady Gaga's VMA performance "to inspire a movement."

RoadVirginia 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."

RoadOutsports interviews Johnny Weir.

Chace RoadChace Crawford pulled in to bad photo shoot.

RoadFocus on the Family to cut 75 more jobs: "an 8 percent reduction in a workforce that already has been cut twice since September 2008."

RoadTobias Wolff on gender identity protections and making the case.

RoadGrad 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.

Dom RoadBrazilian 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."

RoadSamantha Jones hits Sex and the City 2 set.

RoadDSquared2'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."

RoadMariah Carey works her early 90's look.

RoadWashington 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."


News: Florida, Dsquared2, Bluetooth, Robert Smith, Duluth

 roadFlorida Supreme Court to hear arguments in gay adoption case tomorrow: "Tomorrow the Florida Supreme Court will hear oral argument in the case of Liberty Counsel v. The Florida Bar. Earlier this year Liberty Counsel filed a petition at the Florida Supreme Court, arguing that the Bar should remain neutral in the state's homosexual adoption controversy."

Gaga  roadGaGa: Spot of tea?

 roadIf you had a horn growing out of your forehead for 20 years, you'd look this happy too.

 roadTharon Musser, lighting designer for more than 150 Broadway shows, dies at 84.

 roadIdolator talks to the Pet Shop Boys.

 roadWhy hasn't the United States lifted HIV travel restrictions yet? "Following new legislation last year, the HIV entry ban is no longer law, but remains an administrative decision to be ruled on by the Department for Health and Human Services."

 roadBrazilian President Lula writes letter in favor of gay rights.

 roadDSquared2 twins Dan and Dean Caten are getting their own music show on Sirius radio: "The program, called 'Dean and Dan on Air: Style in Stereo,' will spin music from the past and present, including the soundtracks from their runway shows, spanning genres including urban, dance, hip-hop and rock ’n’ roll. The program will also feature interviews with celebrities to discuss the latest in fashion, music, politics and more."

 roadHugh Jackman says fans rarely recognize him.

Remote  roadWhere's the most remote place on Earth?

 roadBluetooth 3.0 introduced.

 roadStephen Hawking to pull through: "He is comfortable and his family is looking forward to him making a full recovery."

 roadWTF would Jesus do?

Vanderplaats  roadVander Plaats plots Iowa gubernatorial campaign: "Vander Plaats recently placed an ad on Republican-leaning news site, the Drudge Report, to show the nation that most Iowans are against gay marriage..."The definition of marriage is also going to be an issue in the campaign, and in particular where the incumbent governor and the Democrat-controlled legislature is saying, 'We don't even want to hear from the people on this issue. The courts have said it so therefore we're going to back away and wash our hands of it.' I think that's going to be a major in the 2010 campaign."

 roadRobert Smith of The Cure is 50 years old today!

 roadGertrude Stein Democratic Club blasts D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty for firing gay Parks & Recreation director Clark Ray, demands meeting: "Today's firing of Clark Ray as Director of Parks and Recreation is a slap in the face to the GLBT community...In a city with a huge GLBT population, which supported you in large numbers, that is unacceptable...It is clear to most that Mr. Ray performed his duties in a way that was a credit to the administration," it stated.

Madden  roadGood Charlotte's Joel Madden takes a turn for the blond.

 roadCouncilman to introduce domestic partner registry in Duluth, Minnesota.

 roadScrew Miss USA, here's the Mr. Broadway Beauty Pageant.

 roadGay British Columbia New Democratic Party candidate Ray Lam steps down over Facebook photos showing him feeling woman's breast, pulling down underwear: "Mr. Lam has been involved for several years with the Pride Society, a Vancouver-based advocacy group for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community. According to a Pride Society web site, Mr. Lam has been involved in several community organizations and was chair of Youthquest, Lesbian & Gay Youth Society of British Columbia."

 roadRev. Lou Sheldon's Traditional Values Coalition warns federal hate crimes bill will legalize numerous types of sexual crimes because the American Psychiatric Association lists certain sexual fetishes under a long list of "sexual orientations".


Britney Spears Previews Circus Tour: Animal to Ringmaster to Slave

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Britney Spears previewed a few moments of her Circus tour online, which opens tonight in New Orleans.

Costume Dean and Dan Caten of Dsquared2 designed the costumes: "The Caten twins, who showed their their Dsquared2 autumn/winter 09/10 collection at Milan Fashion Week on Monday, described Britney's stage outfit as 'totally wild'....'It's a a kind of metamorphis (sic) from animal to ringmaster to slave, in keeping with the circus theme. She starts off with the cheetah-head, removes it to become the ring-master and lion-tamer, and then strips off the jacket to reveal a Swarovski-crystal corset, fishnets and thigh-high boots,' said Dan Caten"

Watch the clip, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Anthony Gallo and Andre Douglas for DSquared2

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DSquared2 has utilized backstage shots from their runway show of various models, including Anthony Gallo and Andre Douglas, for their S/S 09 campaign. You may remember the beefy runway shots of Gallo and Tyson Beckford from Milan earlier this year.

One more ad from the campaign, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Tyson Beckford and Anthony Gallo Beef Up Dsquared2 Milan Show

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Tyson Beckford and Anthony Gallo (who also appears in Rihanna's "Take a Bow" video) showed off some flesh on the runway in Milan for Dan and Dean Caten of Dsquared2.

Anthony

In related news, that bear of a model from the Vivienne Westwood show I featured yesterday has been identified. He's "Sergio Lo Re, an actor and bodyguard. He's signed with New Faces Models/Actors in Milan."

One more shot of Tyson, and the designers and models "take a bow," AFTER THE JUMP...

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