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Portia de Rossi: Civil Unions Vs Marriage on The View


Portia de Rossi discussed civil unions vs marriage on The View together.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, typically, struggled with the concept: "Take men and women. Women want all the rights of men, but they're not asking to be called men. Do you the word [marriage] more important than the rights?"


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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Attacks 'Sexually Aggressive' Adam Lambert: 'Smarten Up, and Sing'


The ladies of The View chatted about Adam Lambert's controversial performance at the American Music Awards, which drew 1,500 complaints.

Seethed Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who was apparently hitting the speed dial button to ABC on Sunday night: "It seemed to be a sexual aggression that came across in the performance. Now, does anyone know what song he sang? Does anyone remember what he sounded like? Because, let me tell you this. This is the mistake Adam Lambert will make time and time again. We will not remember him as a performer or someone with a voice if he continues to do things like this. So smarten up, and sing."


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Carrie Prejean Visits The View


"But Miss Prejean, you made the tape, you have photos of yourself, you didn't go along with the morals clause which is in the pageant's rules, and yet you say you're a victim — I don't totally buy it!"


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News: Volcano, Andy Cohen, Generation Gap, Neda, Apple, Bruno


Letter to Obama from People for the American Way calls for him to make major speech on LGBT equality and to move Congress to act.



International Space Station gets lucky shot of erupting volcano.


Elisabeth Hasselbeck sued.


Watch What Happens: Andy Cohen to host weekly live late night talk show.


Boy Culture's visit to Broadway Bares. The event raised over $800K.


Iranians mourn Neda: "To those who knew and loved Agha-Soltan, she was far more than an icon. She was a daughter, sister and friend, a music and travel lover, a beautiful young woman in the prime of her life. 'She was a person full of joy,' said her music teacher and close friend Hamid Panahi, who was among the mourners at her family home Sunday, awaiting word about her burial. 'She was a beam of light. I'm so sorry. I was so hopeful for this woman.'"



It's men's fashion week in Milan.


Barna Study: "People who portray gay adults as godless, hedonistic, Christian bashers are not working with the facts. A substantial majority of gays cite their faith as a central facet of their life, consider themselves to be Christian, and claim to have some type of meaningful personal commitment to Jesus Christ active in their life today." (study)


Anti-gay informercial Speechless: Silencing the Christians, which was stifled in Michigan, resurfaces in California and North Carolina.


NYT goes inside Apple: "Employees working on top-secret projects must pass through a maze of security doors, swiping their badges again and again and finally entering a numeric code to reach their offices, according to one former employee who worked in such areas. Work spaces are typically monitored by security cameras, this employee said. Some Apple workers in the most critical product-testing rooms must cover up devices with black cloaks when they are working on them, and turn on a red warning light when devices are unmasked so that everyone knows to be extra-careful, he said."


New York mag on the gay generation gap.



Austria pissed at Sacha Baron Cohen over Bruno: "So it comes as no surprise that some local media are not happy with seeing Austria become 'the new Kazakhstan', thanks to Herr Bruno. Now these 'fears have become a reality', reads an article in the tabloid newspaper Österreich."


Rapper Eve to appear on Glee in the fall.


Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have twins through surrogate mother.


60,000 U.S. inmates sexually abused each year: "Inmates who were short, young, gay or female were more likely to be victimized than other inmates."


Manhattan synagogue makes $10K off Westboro Baptist Church protest: "Leaders of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah, a West Village synagogue that caters to gays and lesbians, didn't want to ignore a planned visit by members of the rabidly anti-gay and anti-Semitic Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church. Instead, they asked supporters to pledge a dollar or more for every minute that six protesters stood near their synagogue hurling epithets and holding signs that read "God Hates Fags" and "Jews Stole the Land." The final haul after 50 minutes: $10,000."

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #486

HARD TO UNDERSTAND: GOP Chair Michael Steele goes with a speech impediment quip on Barney Frank.

LADY GAGA: Takes a ride on her disco stick on Dancing with the Stars finale.

JESSE VENTURA: Tells Elisabeth Hasselbeck how it is on waterboarding.

GLENN BECK: Barbara Walters unloads, Whoopi Goldberg calls him a "lying sack of dog mess".

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Thought Michelle Obama Looked Delicious


Elisabeth Hasselbeck's pregnancy cravings are really getting out of hand. Michelle Obama looked so good at TIME's 100 Most Influential People at Lincoln Center in New York that the right-wing View host appeared to want a bite of her.

Kidding aside, Obama was the evening's focus: "And it was a powerful crowd that stood to applaud her entrance, including fellow honorees Oprah Winfrey, Barbara Walters and her cohorts from 'The View,' financial analyst Suze Orman, fashion designer Stella McCartney, and the guys who invented Twitter. Not on the honoree list but also attending: Diane Sawyer and Charlie Rose. Actors Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, Kate Hudson and Liv Tyler. Director Judd Apatow, 'Saturday Night Live' producer Lorne Michaels, conservative pundit Ann Coulter. In her speech, Mrs. Obama spoke of the importance of public service in her own life, and then announced that the president's budget proposal for next year will include $50 million to help promote national service and advise nonprofit groups."


She told those gathered: "Our success was made possible with the encouragement of a diligent parent or teacher, a grandparent who told us we had real talent, an older sibling who paved the way and set a good example, a scholarship or grant that created an unexpected opportunity, or a neighbor or community leader who told us to dream big. That's certainly been the case in my own life...As global leaders, let's not underestimate the power each of us has to change the world for someone -– and let us not be afraid to try."


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