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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #757: It Gets Better Edition

Noah's Ark's Darryl Stephens, Margaret Cho, LGBTQIA University of Cincinnati students, alumni and staff, and Gloria Estefan lend their voices to the "It Gets Better" campaign.

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Margaret Cho Uses 'Dancing' Stage For Gay Pride, Suicide Prevention


Margaret Cho used Dancing With The Stars' stage last night to celebrate gay youth.

After dancing with partner Louis van Amstel to Barry Manilow's "Copacabana" in a rainbow fringe dress, the exceedingly queer friendly Cho told the audience, "The story is about having pride while people's criticizing you," and, later, "This is the gayest thing that I think has ever happened here."

"Our story is serious," she concluded. "We wanted to celebrate pride. It's a tough time for the gay community. A lot of gay teenagers have committed suicide, so we want this to end now!"

Watch Cho's performance and remarks, AFTER THE JUMP...

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News: Barbary Lions, Mel Gibson, Kids Are Alright, Landon Donovan

Road I am going to be interviewed on Austin, TX radio show OUTCAST tonight sometime between 7 pm and 8pm EDT for those of you interested in listening. I believe it also streams live here.

Trevor RoadTrevor Donovan cleans up for Cosmo.

RoadBrad Pitt shaves his Billy Goat beard...

RoadNYC City Council declares July 13 'Day Against Homophobia'.

RoadMargaret Cho: "I very consciously dated many, many gay men."

RoadObama outlines HIV/AIDS strategy: "While acknowledging that 'increased investments in certain key areas are warranted,' the report does not propose a major increase in federal spending. It says the administration will redirect money to areas with the greatest need and population groups at greatest risk, including gay and bisexual men and African-Americans. The federal government now spends more than $19 billion a year on domestic AIDS programs." Strategy, Plan.

RoadThe Kids Are All Right blows up limited box office: "According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier this afternoon, the critically acclaimed “Kids” grossed a massive $504,888 from just 7 theaters in 5 markets (New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Chicago and San Francisco), averaging a quite staggering $72,127."

RoadAnderson Cooper awarded medal by Haitian government.

Road"Whore, wetback": Yet another Mel Gibson tape released.

RoadWhoopi Goldberg: Mel Gibson is not racist.

CubsRoadRare Barbary lion cubs born at Pennsylvania animal park: "The reason these cubs are so special, is Barbary Lions actually are extinct in the wild since 1921. They were basically hunted to extinction. They were sought after because they had a big thick mane that was impressive to the hunters and that's just what did them in."

RoadThe NOM hate bus got vandalized. Joe thinks they did it. Wouldn't be surprised.

RoadDrunk man survives ride on back of 5-meter long Saltwater Crocodile.

RoadNYC pays out $300K to officers in sexual harassment suit: "The city has agreed to pay $300,000 to settle a sexual harassment claim against Lt. Kieran Crowe, who blamed his behavior on jock itch, the Daily News has learned. Sgt. Dominic Coppola will receive $175,000 and Sgt. Sean Gallagher $125,000 in the agreement hammered out Monday in Manhattan Federal Court, according to their lawyer, Eric Sanders. Crowe retired from the NYPD in 2008 after he was found guilty in a department trial of rubbing his crotch, simulating masturbation and wiggling his tongue at the sergeants."

RoadLandon Donovan hits the pool in Vegas.

Bradbury RoadLesbian couple jailed in UK, charged with attacking a straight man who made a sexual advance.

RoadThe gay porn clips used in The Kids Are All Right were from COLT, the company confirms (site nsfw).

RoadMIXNER: Obama's Justice Department is not required to appeal the DOMA ruling. "The administration can just get rid of DOMA in one single decision by not appealing. No act of legislation is needed, the President can blame the courts if he wants to and we are one step closer to freedom. This is a brilliant no-brainer! Yet, so far, we haven't even received from the White House an acknowledgement that it was an important victory for LGBT freedom and the President hopes that the courts will continue to uphold our struggle. Nothing but silence from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue."

RoadSmall Nebraska town in uproar over half-naked mannequin in store window.

RoadBritain's tabloids warn Lindsay Lohan of lesbian gang attacks in jail: "Everyone will want a piece of her. It will make them famous if they hurt Lindsay Lohan...Or if you get her to cry, the whole ward will laugh and people will love it - even the guards."

Towleroad Guide to the Tube #632

THE ADDAMS FAMILY: The costume designer for the musical on Broadway speaks.

MYSTERY BOG LADY: iamamiwhoami releases a full video.

THE BEAR SONG: New track from Pixie Herculon featuring Margaret Cho.

THE REAL GAY AGENDA: Sean Chapin gives life to the infamous email string.

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Margaret Cho: Gays and Lesbians 'Treated Like Subhuman Citizens'


Joy Behar talks to Margaret Cho about bisexuality, Rachel Maddow, marriage equality, Tiger Woods, Adam Lambert, Sarah Palin, and her new stand-up DVD Beautiful.


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News: Sarah Palin, Penguins, Ralph Reed, Cleveland, Kidneys, MP3s


Palin hints at independent conservative movement, to remain on national scene. Also, Son Track not a Republican.



Gay SF Zoo penguin pulls an Anne Heche.


Real Housewives of New York holding out for six figures. Kelly Bensimon to return.


Ralph Reed aims to rejuvenate Christian Coalition: “Even though I’ve been doing other things, this is kind of like Steve Jobs returning to Apple.You have to reinvent it. It’s the political analog to the iPod and the iPhone. It would be cool. It would be transformative. It would transform our politics and bring younger people to our ranks. All of those are critical imperatives.”


Barney Frank cool in the pool.


Ryan Reynolds to star as Green Lantern in feature film.


Southern Christian Leadership Conference threatens to fire Los Angeles leader over support for same-sex marriage: "The Rev. Eric P. Lee, president of the local SCLC chapter for two years, became an outspoken advocate of same-sex marriage during the recent campaign against Proposition 8, an amendment to the state Constitution that banned such unions. The SCLC national board notified Lee on May 27 that he would have to attend a hearing at its Atlanta headquarters on June 4 to explain his stance on same-sex marriage. If he did not show up, they said, they would suspend and fire him."


F*CK!: Swearing helps reduce pain.



Lateisha Green murder trial set to begin in Syracuse. New York to use hate crimes law.


Music industry sees collapse in illegal file-sharing: "The survey of 1,000 fans also shows that many14 to 18 year olds are now streaming music regularly online using services such as YouTube and Spotify. At the same time less than a third of teenagers are now illegally downloading music, the survey suggests."


Male model fix: Chris Cuba.


Brad Pitt and Anglelina Jolie house-hunting at swank NYC upper east side "fortress".


Robert Pattinson offers a flash of the pubes.



Mental: Comedian Eddie Sarfaty coming to NYC.


Levi Johnston: Palin quit for the money.


Margaret Cho returns to TV in Drop Dead Diva: Cho plays the sidekick to a recently deceased model trapped in an overweight brainiac's body. "I thought that it was a really interesting idea, because I think that a certain kind of beauty is valued more than other kinds, and that's a really harmful thing. To take a script that questions that beauty ideal and challenges it is very important. It's really close to what I do in stand-up, talking about body issues and beauty in an intelligent, funny and provocative way."


Cleveland keen on capturing 2014 Gay Games.


Wanted: living kidney donors.


Anchor mocks Mariah Carey's performance of "I'll Be There" at Jackson funeral. The Westboro Baptist Chuch performs "Beat It".


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