Mario Lopez reprises his role as plastic surgeon Dr. Mike Hamoui on Nip/Tuck this season.
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Mario Lopez reprises his role as plastic surgeon Dr. Mike Hamoui on Nip/Tuck this season.
Mario Lopez showed off his shiny pecs for the 2009 Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Saturday, raising money for Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. One more shot, AFTER THE JUMP...
Male Shanghai prostitute charged for knowingly spreading HIV.
100+ protest in Guangzhou, China over police crackdown on gay activity in public park.
Scientists image first close-up view of a single molecule: "To give some perspective, the space between the carbon rings is only 0.14 nanometers across, which is roughly one million times smaller than the diameter of a grain of sand."
Gay ACLU counsel Larry Frankel found dead in D.C. park.
Former first daughter Jenna Bush joins the Today show.
Popbytes visits Liza at the Hollywood Bowl.
Disney to acquire Marvel Comics for $4 billion.
"Gravity tractor" to save the Earth from killer asteroids? "The spacecraft would intercept the asteroid and position itself to fly alongside it, just 160ft from its surface. From this position, the 10 tonne craft is able to exert a small gravitational force on the rock, pulling the asteroid towards it. By gradually modifying its course, over several years, the gravity tractor is able to slowly shift the asteroid's trajectory enough to ensure it misses the Earth."
Shalom Sesame: Jake Gyllenhaal to teach kids about Jewish culture.
Thai boxer suspended for three months for appearing in gay magazine photo shoot.
Lesbian couples having a child through fertility treatments can now place names of both parents on child's birth certificate: "It's brilliant that women in our situation will have full legal rights for the co-parent from the beginning. It's fantastically good news. We didn't conceive our children together, but we did conceive of them. Hopefully it will have a positive effect on society's view of lesbian and gay people, because the government are basically saying that we're OK, and perhaps people who are not gay will begin to think the same."
Two men in India sentenced to life terms for murder of gay man who threatened to expose them.
Lansing, Michigan gay man Shawn Bennett lied about gay bashing: "But investigators say Benett admits he tortured himself. Over and over he burned his own body with a lit cigarette."
Larry King: Chris Brown does not remember beating Rihanna.
FLASHBACK: Madonna's eulogy for Herb Ritts.
One month later, hundreds mourn Tel Aviv gay center shooting victims: "Last week, the manager of the youth center, Shaul Asa-el Gannon, opened a temporary center in an alternate location. He noted that there were more teenagers in attendance at the center's events than there were before the shooting. This week, the gay and lesbian youth center will return to its original location on Nachmani Street - the site of the attack - where it will remain under police and security surveillance."
WTC site buildings to rise by 2012, developers say...
Kansas mayor wins prize for appearing in blackface drag...
Annie covers Stacey Q's "Two of Hearts".
Church trial begins for Presbyterian minister Janet Edwards, who stands accused of marrying a lesbian couple in 2005.
Protestors in Orlando target Magic owner over his support of anti-gay marriage amendment: "The protesters were calling attention to DeVos' contribution of $100,000 to Florida4Marriage, a group that supports Amendment 2, which would add the existing ban on gay marriage to the state constitution. Opponents say the measure could also deny domestic-partnership benefits for unmarried couples -- gay and straight. 'He's the biggest contributor to the amendment from Orlando,' said Jennifer Foster, who helped organize the protest, which drew about 30 people. 'And he's getting $1 billion in taxpayers' money to build the arena. That sends a bad message.'"
Russell T. Davies (Torchwood, Queer as Folk) to present £25,000 prize at gay and lesbian Iris Prize Festival in Cardiff Wales this weekend. Said Davies: "This year's shortlist includes work from an astonishing 11 countries, which confirms that gay and lesbian film making is alive and kicking around the world! I'm thrilled that so many of the film makers are making the trip to the festival and I'm sure that Cardiff will be a very special place with Iris and all her friends."
Little Britain's Matt Lucas to play Tweedledee and Tweedledum in Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, scheduled for a 2010 release. Shooting is currently underway.
Broadway actor Nick Adams appearing as Rocky in The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The Lyric theatre in Oklahoma City: "...once again, I 'm wearing nothing."
David Letterman: Top Ten Things Overheard at Sarah Palin’s Debate Camp.
Larry Flynt producing Palin porn film.
Court date pushed back for Vancouver gay basher: "Appearing briefly in provincial court Tuesday on behalf of the accused, Danny Markovitz, Kandola's lawyer, asked that the matter be put over so that he may have full disclosure before proceeding with the case. To date, he said all he has been provided with is a copy of the victim's police statement." Attack inspires another Vancouver gay bashing victim to come forward.
Obama takes campaign to the iPhone: "Over the weekend, the campaign launched a volunteer-developed application that iPhoners can download. 'Obama '08', which is free through the Apple.com iTunes store, features several options aimed at supporters and undecided voters.
May contain nuts: Chef releases testicle cookbook.
Steve Fossett ID card, items found in remote area of California: "They found some miscellaneous ID and actually some cash in the area, and the ID has the name of Steve Fossett on it. We're not certain that it belongs to Steve Fossett but it certainly has his name on the ID which are some miscellaneous pilots and/or aircraft licenses. We found no wreckage. We have found a sweatshirt in the area as well. And it's certainly been out in the area for some time as it's quite faded." UPDATE: San Diego firefighter jurors deliberate for full day, begin again...
Racial and homophobic abuse from fans directed at footballer Sol Campbell under investigation.
High school student wins national writing award for piece about lesbian moms: "Described by foundation and contest organizer Bobbi Carducci as a brave account of a nontraditional family, Aitken-Young's 1,900-word essay 'Unequal' is broken into short chapters that explore how a female character raised by a lesbian couple deals with homophobia from a young age until she is a grandmother. 'She took a rather controversial subject and wrote about it beautifully,' Carducci said. Read it here.
He tells People he's through with beefcake: "My shirtless photo-shoot days are behind me. Obviously, being healthy and staying fit are important to me. My TV projects are my main priority. And no, you will never see me host Extra without a shirt."
However: "Lopez says he is 'thrilled' to be reprising the role of Dr. Mike Hamoui on the cable series [Nip/Tuck], with Dr. Mike moving to Los Angeles – where he can once again gain the attention of the ab-admiring Dr. Christian Troy (Julian McMahon) in the locker room. 'A small spoiler,' says Lopez. 'Dr. Mike might not be taking anymore showers at the gym with Christian, but he will lose his shirt.'"
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UK teen fights for his life after anti-gay attack: "Michael Causer, 19, was battered on Friday morning in Tarbock Road, Huyton, as he walked home after a night out. Today police described the attack as a hate crime. Locals said Mr Causer was never involved in trouble or fighting. One friend told the ECHO: 'Michael is just a tiny lad really. He’s not very big at all. He wouldn’t hurt a fly. He’s a little sweetheart. I can’t believe this has happened to him. Everybody’s thoughts are with his family. I can’t believe Michael has been attacked because of his sexuality. It’s disgusting.' Friends said Mr Causer lived with his parents in Whiston and has two sisters and an older brother. Residents said he was delighted after getting a job at a hairdressing salon."
Ryan Seacrest attacked by a shark!
Ang Lee holds open casting call for Elliott Tiber film in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Those of you attending Stockholm EuroPride in Sweden may want to check out this concert on August 1 conducted by New York's Jonathan Sheffer with several guest opera singers. We hear John Cameron Mitchell is also in town for a performance of Hedwig Wednesday night.
U.S. Olympic team's Ralph Lauren outfits on display.
Harsh lighting does not suit Daniel Craig.
WordPerfect creator Bruce Bastian writes $1 million check to fight Proposition 8 at San Francisco HRC dinner: "Supporters of the effort to ban same-sex marriage already have taken in more than $1.2 million from out-of-state contributors for the fall campaign. And even before Bastian, a co-founder of the WordPerfect software company, opened his checkbook, gay and lesbian rights groups and their supporters from around the country had put more than $1.3 million into the fight against the ballot initiative."
A Mexican man's journey to see Jay Brannan.
Colorado bans WTF license plate: "Other combinations banned by the state include KKK, ASS, HEL, FAG, COP, FBI, GAY, JEW, JAP, WOP and CAT."
Samantha Ronson and Lindsay Lohan love The Cock.
Obama supporter's car keyed: "The words 'white power' and 'I'm gay' were etched into the car of Karen Wastradowski last Saturday. Wastradowski had left her car in the driveway of her home when the vandals struck. She filed a report with Vancouver police. Wastradowski said a blue "Elect Obama" sign in her yard could have caused the crime."
Howl: James Franco to play beat poet Allen Ginsburg. “I’ve certainly read ‘Howl.’ I was very into the beatniks when I was in high school, and I still am. So I certainly have read Howl many times.”
Shia LaBeouf's pre-DUI arrest confession: "It’s not something that is conducive to being a role model. … And I don’t know how to do it like a gentleman. I don’t know how to have one drink."
AfterElton calls out science fiction author Orson Scott Card (Ender's Game) for a homophobic essay in the Mormon Times: "In this essay alone, he calls us liars, says that we have 'sex-role dysfunctions,' and that we’re 'tragic genetic mix-ups' (even as he indicates elsewhere in the essay that humans have an absolutely unalterable 'long mammalian tradition of heterosexuality'). Previously, in a long history of anti-gay screeds, Card has said he supports anti-sodomy laws that would criminalize same-sex behavior (though he grants that we shouldn't all be thrown in prison and labeled sex offenders — just enough of us to set an example so that we all go into hiding, living lonely, miserable, fearful lives)."
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Mario Lopez named host of Extra.
Canadian court claims Nigerian asylum seeker "cooked up" story that he's gay to obtain refugee status: "According to court documents, the man mixed up the names of gay bars he claimed to frequent in Winnipeg, called no witnesses to support his claim, and although he joined the gay lobby group EGALE, he could not describe that organization's function and was therefore accused by the board of only joining up to bolster his claim."