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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #645

UGANDA: Religious leaders gather in D.C. to oppose anti-homosexuality bill.

AMBROSE OLSEN: A memorial from Hedi Slimane.

ANNISE PARKER: Her keynote address at the recent Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund brunch.

NOT AFRAID: Eminem's new single.

Elton John: 'I've Been Helping Eminem' Kick Drugs


In an interview with Elton John yesterday, Radio 5 DJ Danny Baker brought up the topic of addiction and Elton acknowledged that he's been helping Eminem kick his drug habit:

"I've been helping Eminem in the last 18 months and he is doing brilliantly. When you give it up, you tend to think everybody else has given it up, but of course it is just as prevalent as it ever was. And nowadays pills, such as downers, are even more damaging. I'm there if people want my help. If people ask for help you can tell them where they should go, but there is no point advising someone if they don't want to do it."


Eminem Disguises 'Faggot' Slur in New Song 'Elevator' [tr]
Sacha Baron Cohen's 'Bruno' Teabags Eminem at MTV Movie Awards [tr]

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News: Iris Robinson, Jesus, Howie Long, Crocodile Bait, Eminem

 roadFederal Prop 8 trial to start January 11.

Crocbait  roadAussie saltwater croc bait. Yes, those are dudes in the open trap.

 roadThe new Ivana Trump airline snuggie.

 roadFOX Sports hosts titter, get uncomfortable looking at naked photo of Howie Long: "...it’s Frank’s screensaver, which scares me, Frank."

GLAAD dumps Queer Lounge in favor of panel discussions and networking events at Sundance.

 roadEminem drops anti-gay lyrics to avoid protest at first UK concert in five years: "The last time Eminem toured the country in 2001, gay rights group OutRage! protested outside his shows, saying his lyrics were homophobic. Event organisers were said to be worried that another such protest would cause major disruption to Wireless, which attracts tens of thousands of people."

 roadMarc Jacobs and Lorenzo Martone's are St. Barts lovebirds.

Becks  roadBecks back to Italy.

 roadPalin-Johnston custody lawsuit comes out in the open. Writes Dan Savage: "Before Republicans are allowed to impose their values on our families their political leaders—Sarah Palin, Mark Sanford, John Ensign, et al—should be required to successfully impose their own damn values on their own damn families for for five fucking minutes."

 roadThe underwear bomb.

 roadYemen vows to not be the new Al-Qaeda battleground.

 roadPeter Tatchell on bitter Quentin Crisp: "He resented the fact that he was no longer unique – no longer the only visible queer in town. Hence his loathing of the gay liberation movement of the 1960s and 1970s. It had encouraged and empowered the mass coming out of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. They stole his limelight. Put bluntly: Crisp disliked being overtaken and over-shadowed by other gays."

Painting  roadPainting by a young master: "His pictures cost upwards of £900, there are 680 people on a waiting list to buy them, and his second exhibition sold out in 14 minutes."

 roadJesus spotted (literally) on a banana.

 roadSuspected Twilight showmance comes apart.

 roadHot new werewolf casting for True Blood.

 roadAnti-gay Northern Ireland lawmaker Iris Robinson retires from public life due to depression: "Over the years, I have undergone a long series of operations and though I have never talked about it publicly, I have, against this background, also battled against serious bouts of depression. The stress and strain of public life comes at a cost and my health has suffered. As many people will be aware, I have recently tried to return to the full-time work of representing my constituents, following my latest period of illness. Only those who have faced similar challenges in life will know the ordeal faced by those who are profoundly depressed and the distress caused to those around them as they grapple with personality-changing illness.”

Eminem Disguises 'Faggot' Slur in New Song 'Elevator'

Eminem cleverly avoids using the word "faggots" in his new song "Elevator" when referring to Adam Lambert and Clay Aiken, replacing it with the words "fake it's":

Eminem Sorry Lance, Mr. Lambert and Aiken ain't gonna make it
They get so mad, when I call them both fake it's
All these f@#king voices in my head I can't take it
Someone shut that f@#king baby up, 'for I shake it
You're standing adjacent to Jason's last slut, they're facing
Together makes 'em, a f@#king bad combination
I lashed at the doctor in my last operation
Shoved the weiner snitzel up his ass, hopped away some-
body please stop the patient, get the cops to mase him

Of course, phonetically, it sounds just like "faggots."


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Eminem's 'Warning' to Mariah Carey: 'Better Shut your Lyin' Mouth'


Upset by assumptions that Mariah Carey's recent foray into man drag (above, left) in the video for her track "Obsessed" takes aim at him, Eminem has released a rapping response in which he attempts to set straight her claims that the two of them weren't at one time involved.

Defensive much?

Listen to "The Warning", AFTER THE JUMP...

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News: Whitney Houston, Syria, James Franco, Gay Ice Cream


NYT tells New York Senate: Vote on marriage equality.


Actor David Carradine found hanged in hotel room in Bangkok, Thailand.


 roadShe's written a letter to daddy.


Real Housewife of New Jersey Danielle Staub fights back against anti-gay slurs: ""If you wanna do that thing that Italian guys do out here in Jersey, do it, but I'm taking offense by it."


Ed Westwick gives good face.


Whitney Houston to return: album release date set.


Gays in Syria beginning to come out: "Most of those behind the bold move are born into the urban middle-class, "the driving force behind homosexual emancipation," adds the young reporter, speaking to AFP on condition that he not be identified. 'It's on the Internet that they truly come out,' he adds. The world wide web is a way for gays to 'overcome social restrictions' and unwind in safe anonymity, or to build up a circle of acquaintances, he says. Some 200 Syrian gays banded together to form a group labelled 'I'm just like you' which published an appeal for tolerance."


Eminem discusses Bruno stunt: "I'm thrilled that we pulled this off better than we rehearsed it."


Sacha Baron Cohen sued for Bruno Bingo stunt.



James Franco pulls out of UCLA commencement speaking engagement: "I deeply regret not being able to keep my commitment to giving the commencement speech at UCLA's graduation this year. Unfortunately the date conflicts with me needing to be on location to begin pre-production on my next film. I wish everyone in the 2009 class the best of luck in all of their future endeavors." Or, you know, maybe this is why.


Sit-in held at site of Cincinnati-area gay bashing.


NGLTF reports reveal need for religious voices in fight for equality. Report author: "The findings of these two reports are highly relevant for future battles on marriage and family equality because these are deeply moral issues. Faith voices have much to contribute to the debate and authentic religious-secular partnerships are essential to achieving human and civil rights for LGBT Americans."


KRXQ radio host Rob Williams and Arnie States incite violence against transgender children.



Documentary about NYC Restaurateur Florent to show at New York's New Fest.


Are Twitter and Facebook robbing us of compassion?


Tolerance lacking at Virginia law schools?


Scoop: Big Gay Ice Cream Truck coming to the streets of NYC.


Sundance Channel celebrates Pride with digital shorts.


Lesbian couple allege discrimination at Fresno hospital: "Orbin said the paramedic told the nurse on duty that she had collapsed after marching 14 miles for civil rights, and the nurse gave her a dirty look and said 'ooooh.'  She continued, 'I asked if Teresa could come back with me, but the nurse told me I was in a no visitor zone. When I asked her why everyone else had visitors, she said 'those people are different'."


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