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04/19/2007


Adam Lambert Talks About Keeping Quiet in Idol's Closet: VIDEO

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In a preview of the upcoming VH1 "Behind the Music" special devoted to Adam Lambert, the Idol runner up talks about how out of control he felt regarding his image on American Idol, as the show forced him to remain closeted. The preview also deals with his close relationship with Idol winner Kris Allen.

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The show airs on Sunday August 7 at 10 pm.

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Kris Allen Has a 'Man Crush' on Jake Gyllenhaal

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That dreamy look in Kris Allen's eyes? It's for Jake Gyllenhaal.

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News: Arizona, Hollister, Constance, Vermont, Lourdes, Pope

Road Phoenix-based gay business group urges national LGBT groups to drop Arizona boycott.

Brady RoadTom Brady looking dreamy at son's christening.

RoadWho knew Jon Secada was a Chippendale's dancer?

RoadPortland police to re-open investigation into massage therapist's allegations that Al Gore groped her: "Consistent with our policy regarding open investigations, the Police Bureau will not be commenting on any additional specifics regarding this case at this time."

RoadKris Allen is "upset" that people saw him shirtless.

RoadFirst iPhone 4 class action suit filed against Apple and AT&T.

RoadFoursquare privacy hole leaks more than a million check-ins.

RoadVermont looks back at civil unions, 10 years later: "When Lois Farnham and Holly Puterbaugh were joined in civil union 10 years ago Thursday, some of their friends didn't come for fear they'd lose their jobs, and the church asked that plainclothes police officers attend the ceremony in case there was trouble. A decade later, Vermont and four other states - Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Iowa, as well as the District of Columbia - have instituted full marriage for same-sex couples, and the Burlington couple say many people view their relationship as 'ho-hum.'"

RoadChace Crawford appears in court for pot arrest.

ConstanceRoadConstance McMillen to keep making life better for others: "I know I will continue to be an activist because through all of this, I have met a lot of people. I have heard a lot of horror stories so it's really made me realize how important it is to be an activist. Because, you hear some of these stories and you are like, 'how can you not be an activist?' You know, because some of them are really heartbreaking."

RoadFight Back NY wants to know who you want "sent packin'" from the legislature.

RoadUganda's "kill the gays" bill still pending.

RoadFirst look photos: Cher and Christina Aguilera in Burlesque.

HollisterRoadBedbug infestation shuts down Hollister store in Soho.

RoadAT-AT-a-boy.

RoadPope protesters to march in London Pride this weekend.

RoadAmerican Lung Association: gays smoke more. "The study indicates the LGBT population smokes at a higher rate than the general public. Data show that gay, bisexual and transgender men are up to 2.5 times more likely to smoke than heterosexual men. Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women are up to twice as likely to smoke as straight women."

RoadTwilight: The 8-bit videogame.

RoadBritish soap Hollyoaks to feature teen trans man.

RoadDid Chris Brown use eyedrops to create the tears he shed at Michael Jackson tribute?

Lola RoadLourdes welcomes you to her blog: "Helluuur thurrrr, I’m Lola and this is my first blog entry so it’s kind of like ummmm…."

RoadChinese gay man sues Beijing Red Cross over ban on blood donation: "The man, an editor identified by his pen name Wang Zizheng, said he was gay in a health questionnaire filled out when he went to donate blood in early June, and was then told he could not be a donor, the China Daily said."

RoadThe Good Man Projects goes man-to-man with James Franco.

RoadTennessee court sides with lesbian mother: "Tennessee's Court of Appeals has struck down a judge's ruling in a child custody agreement that prevents a woman who now lives in Black Mountain from having her female partner spend the night while her children are in the home. The restriction was not requested by the ex-husband and came despite an evaluation finding no harm to the children."


News: Sweden, Morrissey, Cameroon, Walmart, Kris Allen, Kenya

RoadStraight ex-spouses speak up for marriage equality: "They are federal workers and professionals, men and women who share little except that their former spouses tried to live as heterosexuals but at some point realized they could not."

Albino RoadBritish town mourns albino squirrel.

RoadWATCH: Morrissey storms off stage after fan hits him on head with bottle of beer.

RoadPOLL: Majority of Californians oppose putting marriage equality on the ballot in 2010. "Overall, 51% of California voters favored marriage rights for same-sex couples and 43% were opposed. Strikingly, however, almost 60% of Californians did not want to revisit the issue in 2010, just one election cycle after it last hit the ballot."

RoadConservatives up in arms over gay-friendly recommendations in Fort Worth Rainbow Lounge police raid report.

RoadAsheville, NC city council to take up extending benefits to same-sex partners.

Manchester, UK closes gay village to cars in weekend experiment.

RoadWingnut Peter LaBarbera calls FBI on gay blogger Joe.My.God over reader comments he characterizes as "domestic terrorism".

RoadPopular DJs Fernando and Greg back on the air in San Francisco: "Fernando Ventura and Greg Sherrell had been the most recognizable voices on KNGY's gay-themed programming schedule since 2005. Last year they received the Fall Honors award from northern California chapter of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, and in 2007 they were named to OUT Magazine's Top 100 most influential people in gay culture."

RoadWATCH: Kris Allen's new music video for "Live Like We're Dying".

SingleRoadShortened, revised trailer "de-gays" Tom Ford's A Single Man?

RoadGay activist detained in Cameroon after dispute with taxi driver.

RoadCleveland City Council to get mass postcard delivery on transgender rights ordinance.

RoadMale model fix: Parker Gregory.

RoadGay couple, twin sons banned for life from Walmart over BIC lighter dispute: "'They asked if I had Bic lighters. I said, 'Yes,' and handed them over,' Paolucci said. 'Then they asked if I had a receipt. I said, 'Yes, you're holding it.' Then this group of Wal-Mart employees started forming around us.' Paolucci and Hitchcock said the employees were threatening and that one used a vulgarity. Their accusations frightened the boys, who began 'crying, screaming and freaking out,' they said."

RoadThe Guardian profiles fashion designer Henry Holland: "I think it [being gay] makes you more experimental. There's not that whole thing of, 'I can't wear that, I'd look like a poof', because you are a poof."

RoadMaster performance: "Tardy for the Party".

Brunne RoadSweden's Lutheran Church ordains first openly lesbian bishop: "Eva Brunne was ordained as bishop of Stockholm's diocese in a ceremony on Sunday. She lives in a "registered partnership" with another woman, a civil union between gays used in Sweden before same-sex marriages were legalized this year. The couple also has a child. 'It is very positive that our church is setting an example here and is choosing me as bishop based on my qualifications, when they also know that they can meet resistance elsewhere,' the 55-year-old Brunne told The Associated Press by phone."

RoadPossible gay element investigated in murder of 55-year-old man in India.

RoadMore info on Kenya's plans to conduct "census" of gays for HIV/AIDS purposes: "Initial media reports said the project, which was announced last week, would be a gay census — raising fears that gays could be exposed against their will and questions about whether such a count could possibly be accurate. But Muraguri says all information collected by the government will be kept confidential and officials will not seek to contact all men who have sex with men in Kenya. The government will also seek to interview both male and female sex workers and intravenous-drug users."


News: Spain, Ryan Reynolds, Google Wave, Fort Worth, Bangladesh

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Richard Hatch freed from prison.

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Why is the investigation of the police raid on Fort Worth's Rainbow Lounge taking so long?

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Marc Jacobs glams it up for Nars.

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Get ready to see Ryan Reynolds in drag.

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Pew poll on civil unions and same-sex marriage shows uptick in support for the former, but numbers virtually unchanged for the latter.

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NYT hetero-normalizes David Hockney.

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Senator Udall wants Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal plan from Pentagon within 30 days. Lieberman "committed".

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Spanish court orders new trial in brutal murder of gay couple following protests and outrage over acquittal: "Yesterday, mincing no words, the Tribunal called the lower court ruling "defective, absurd, illogical and arbitrary"and ordered a new trial, according to El Pais. The Tribunal also dismissed petitions to reduce the sentence for setting the apartment on fire. The verdict is a win for efforts by Triviño's mother, Marta Pérez Triviño, to bring her son to justice. She will still have to withstand what must be the unbearable pain of seeing her son's murder go to trial a second time."

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John Mayer on online outreach: "I would rather tell the world to eat my a**hole before I would delete my Twitter account."

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Police: Attack on Jake Raynard not a hate crime.

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Queer as Folk's Randy Harrison set to play Andy Warhol in Pop at Yale Repertory Theater.

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Two gay Bangladesh refugees say they'll have sex to prove they are gay on their fourth attempt to get protection Visas in Australia: "A Federal Court judge recently criticised the Refugee Review Tribunal for its treatment of the pair, who first applied for asylum in 1999, finding it was deliberately biased against them. In a scathing summation, Justice Spender found three previous tribunals had unreasonably twisted facts to deny the men were homosexual, using unsubstantiated claims they were brothers who had been married to women."

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Gallup: Hillary Clinton now more popular than Obama.

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Kris Allen wants to hit you baby, one more time.

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Ryan Gosling had a yummy show in NY last night.

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Butt Magazine to publish 54-week 2010 pin-up calendar.

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George Michael and Kenny Goss step out in London.

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Arjan presents a guilt-free download of the Magistrates remix of Mika's new single "Rain".

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Coalition of 17 international human rights groups strike out at Uganda: "Over the course of the last year, there’s been an increasing pattern of homophobic discourse at play in Uganda, including a conference that occurred several months ago, in which a number of US evangelical leaders came to Uganda to promote reparative therapy and other types of human rights violations against Ugandan LGBT people…and our feeling is that the bill is targeting not just LGBT people, but freedom of expression and a broad level of political discourse in general."

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Google Wave acts out Pulp Fiction and Good Will Hunting.

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NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg again changes promises on what votes he can provide from  Senate Republicans on marriage equality: "Less than a month after defending his support for Republican state senators, saying he could get their votes for gay marriage, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg said conservatives in that body will not support what the mayor termed 'our number one priority' at a recent campaign event with gay supporters. 'Those will not be the Republican votes that I will get, but they will be there for other things that are important to the city,' Bloomberg said in an hour-long interview with Gay City News and its sister papers, The Villager, Downtown Express, and Chelsea Now.


News: Kris Allen, Facebook, Grizzly Bears, Mark Foley, Houston

RoadProject Gaydar: Your secret, if you have one, is not safe with Facebook.

Prop8

RoadMeet the father of Prop 8.

RoadAnderson Cooper needs a ride.

RoadOssett, UK man targeted by three men in attack: "All I can think is that they picked on me because I am gay. It's all a bit of a blur, all I remember is being laid out on the floor and waiting for the ambulance to arrive."

RoadGrizzly Bears face huge population drops in Canada.

RoadCommand Sergeant Major Teresa L. King is the Army's first female top drill sergeant: "The eighth of 12 children, the sergeant major is the daughter of a sharecropper who grew cucumbers and tobacco near Fort Bragg, N.C. Her first job in the Army was as a postal clerk, a traditional position for women in those days."

RoadGuess who's returning to Melrose Place?

RoadLindsey Graham on Obama: “If you asked me if the president of the United States is a socialist, I would say no. I think he’s an American liberal, that’s what I think he is. You know, Ted Kennedy was an American liberal, but we found ways to work together.”

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RoadListen: Kris Allen drops first single.

RoadHuman Rights Campaign "endorses" National Equality March. AIDS rally and candelight vigil scheduled.

RoadSouth Florida radio listeners to get inside Mark Foley's mind tonight.

RoadAustralian politico comes out, wins praise.

RoadHouston mayor candidate Annise Parker attacked by anti-gay group: "Annise Parkers lifestyle that of being a HOMOSEXUAL is not the proper role model to lead the fourth largest city in the United States. The Bible speaks clearly against the lifestyle she represents, James 1:8 says, ‘A double minded man is confused in all his ways’. She does not believe in what the scripture says about her lifestyle which in return means she doesn’t believe in God."

RoadNetflix awards million dollar prize to team for improving its online recommendations system.

Jackman

RoadHugh Jackman kicks off Climate Week NYC.

RoadRobbie Williams to reunite with Take That for one night only?

RoadMontana gays and lesbians hold summit in Bozeman: "The first [summit] was to start networking so we’re not inventing the wheel, to see what everyone’s doing in the area and see what resources are available in the state. This year we’re bringing together up to 35 or 40 organizations to identify common challenges faced by the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, so we can come together and support ourselves throughout the state. It’s been very fragmented in the past."

RoadGYM sportsbar opening in Los Angeles, in the old Normandie Room space.

RoadBuju Banton show axed in Richmond, Virginia.

TRoadom Cruise shows off his jogging hair.

Road20 protest outside "ex-gay" conference near Melbourne, Australia: "They waved placards that read 'Hands off queer kids' and 'You can’t straighten me out', and had a heated debate with organisers about whether it’s possible to become straight."


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