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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #567: Health Care Bill Edition

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Remarks on the bill's passage in the House.

PARTY CHAIRS: The DNC's Tim Kaine and the RNC's Michael Steele duke it out on health care.

JOE LIEBERMAN: Says he will not allow public option to come to a final vote.

REP. ANH 'JOSEPH' CAO: CNN interviews the sole Republican "yes" on health care.

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News: Men's Vogue, Brazil, Michael Steele, Namibia, Chupacabra

RoadFinger bitten off at health care protest in Thousand Oaks, California.

Marcjacobs RoadMen's Vogue really did deserve to fail.

RoadMythical Chupacabra found in Texas?

RoadNamibia to hold first gay rights march: "About 40 people are expected to take part in the event supported by Czech Republic NGO People in Need (PiN). In a press statement issued yesterday, PiN Sexual Minorities Co-ordinator Jacobus Witbooi said the march would also mark the inauguration of a new project for sexual minorities known as Ada Ma /Hao, meaning 'Let's Stand Together'."

RoadDaniel Craig grows a pornstache...

RoadLady Gaga's VMA performance "to inspire a movement."

RoadVirginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Robert McDonnell backs away from 1989 graduate thesis: "Man’s basic nature is inclined towards evil, and when the exercise of liberty takes the shape of pornography, drug abuse, or homosexuality, the government must restrain, punish, and deter."

RoadOutsports interviews Johnny Weir.

Chace RoadChace Crawford pulled in to bad photo shoot.

RoadFocus on the Family to cut 75 more jobs: "an 8 percent reduction in a workforce that already has been cut twice since September 2008."

RoadTobias Wolff on gender identity protections and making the case.

RoadGrad student interrupts RNC Chair Michael Steele to tell him about her mother who died of cancer because she couldn't afford chemotherapy medications. Steele's response: "So people go to town halls, they go out to the community, and they're like this. [shakes fists] It makes for great TV. You'll probably make it tonight. Enjoy it." Watch.

Dom RoadBrazilian magazine DOM shuts down: "not only because of the recession and the difficulty in finding advertisers willing to support a gay publication in Brazil, but also because of internal management issues."

RoadSamantha Jones hits Sex and the City 2 set.

RoadDSquared2's Dan and Dean Caten to get star on Canada's Walk of Fame: "It's the hugest award that we've received so far. It's an inspiration for all young Canadians: The sky's the limit, you can do whatever you want to do if you put your mind to it. It doesn't matter where you come from, it's where you want to go."

RoadMariah Carey works her early 90's look.

RoadWashington state poll: support for same-sex domestic partnerships increases. "In 2006, about 59 percent of registered voters in Washington supported either same-sex marriage or domestic partnerships with the full rights of marriage, compared with 41 percent who favor fewer rights for such couples. But by 2008, 66 percent of registered voters said they supported same-sex marriage (36.7 percent) or full domestic partnerships (29.3 percent). Just 32.6 percent were in support of lesser rights."


Towleroad Guide to the Tube #529

DONNY OSMOND: Should the anti-marriage equality Mormon get your vote on Dancing with the Stars? YouTube protester says no.

VISUAL EFFECTS: 100 years of inspiration.

RNC CHAIR MICHAEL STEELE: "Utterly confused" over the most basic issues of health care.

VOGUE EVOLUTION: Week 3 of America's Best Dance Crew - the Kung Fu Martial Arts challenge.

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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #512

SOUTH KOREAN PARLIAMENT: A day in the life.

BIG GAY MUSICAL: The first official trailer for this film, due out in October.

JASON MRAZ: on his assistant.

OUT-OF-TOUCH MICHAEL STEELE: Has no idea what kind of health insurance he has.

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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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Olbermann: GOP Chair Steele's Gay Marriage Position 'Laughable'

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Keith Olbermann attacks GOP Chair Michael Steele's ridiculous argument that casting same-sex marriage as the enemy of small business would help the Republican Party. Over the weekend, the AP reported:

"Steele said that was just an example of how the party can retool its message to appeal to young voters and minorities without sacrificing core conservative principles. Steele said he used the argument weeks ago while chatting on a flight with a college student who described herself as fiscally conservative but socially liberal on issues like gay marriage. 'Now all of a sudden I've got someone who wasn't a spouse before, that I had no responsibility for, who is now getting claimed as a spouse that I now have financial responsibility for,' Steele told Republicans at the state convention in traditionally conservative Georgia. 'So how do I pay for that? Who pays for that? You just cost me money.'''

Watch Olbermann, in a particularly feisty mood, AFTER THE JUMP...

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