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The nominees for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul read the nominees joined by Neil Patrick Harris (a last-minute replacement for House of Cards' Kate Mara).
Netflix earned its first Emmy nominations since debuting original programming.
Check out the full list of nominees announced this morning, AFTER THE JUMP...
Former "Family Values" Australian MP David Campbell on the sex scandal he was caught in this summer: "People keep asking about (the scandal), but I'm keeping quiet because it's had no influence on my decision (to resign)."
Project Runway contestant Mondo Guerra comes out as HIV positive during an episode of the show.
Tens of thousands show up at a liberal political rally in front of the Lincolm Memorial. Unlike last month's, this rally is thankfully Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin-free.
Great news: A post-Yuri Luzhkov Moscow brings the first gay rights protest to that city in years.
CNN fired Rick Sanchez for bigoted statements. No doubt he'll turn up elsewhere soon.
Korean mothers take out ad against a show aired on SBS that features a gay storyline: “If my son becomes gay and dies from AIDs after watching ‘Life Is Beautiful’, SBS must take responsibility!”
Tom Cruise in disguise as a Russian soldier in Mission: Impossible 4 in Prague.
The Archie Comics’ issue of Veronica that features the debut of Kevin Keller sells out - a first for the comic book company.
Tyra Banks' head gets webbed.
500 people remembered Anti-gay bully victim Seth Walsh in California last night.
Tyler Clementi's parents speak: "Regardless of legal outcomes, our hope is that our family's personal tragedy will serve as a call for compassion, empathy and human dignity. Needless to say, public attention has been intense. The outpouring of emotion and support from our friends, community and family -- and from people across the country -- has been humbling and deeply moving."
Rihanna might soon be a married woman.
It looks like Chord Overstreet will not be Chris Colfer’s boyfriend on Glee. That leaves Darren Criss as the likely possibility.
Samantha Ronson and Joan Rivers are in the middle of a Twitter war over Lindsay Lohan.
Hearing delayed for those two marines who are accused of a hate crime in Savannah.
The Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame is taking nominations.
Alexander Skarsgard looking all shady at LAX.
Report about Argentinian Cardinal's views on gay marriage in that country: "'Let's not be naive, we're not talking about a simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan of God,' writes Bergoglio in a letter sent to the monasteries of Buenos Aires, where he is archbishop. 'We are not talking about a mere bill, but rather a machination of the Father of Lies that seeks to confuse and deceive the children of God.'"
The Church of England might soon have female bishops: "The Church of England inched closer to allowing women bishops this weekend, with a vote that traditionalists warned could split the church. The church's governing body narrowly rejected a measure that would allow parishes that oppose women bishops to have an additional male bishop. The proposal, floated by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams - the titular head of the Church of England - was an attempt to satisfy conservatives."
Freelance writer Ted Cox infiltrated a camp called Journey Into Manhood which claims to turn gays totally straight (yeah, right): “'They’ll take any sort of negative event in your life, any kind of negative thing in your childhood and say, ‘A-ha! That’s why you’re gay,' Cox contended, claiming one participant struggled to come up with something in his life that made him feel isolated; the man then pointed to a time in childhood when his father shooed him away because he was reading a newspaper. The participant proceeded to act out beating his father with a bat, Cox said."
Tar balls wash up on the non-Gulf side of Florida.
Salon takes a look at cinema's most important gay sex scenes.
Austin Scarlett and Santino Rice get their own roving fashion show called On the Road with Austin & Santino.
The Kids Are Alright, star Mark Ruffalo on marriage equality: "It's the last dying, kicking, screaming, caged animal response to a world that is changing, a world that's leaving a lot of those old, bigoted, un-accepting views behind. It's over."
Sarah Palin her lack of eloquent tongue by tweeting this about the President: "He's got most disconnected, backasswards plan ever imposed on the country we love."
Activists demand British government apologize for treatment of mathematician Alan Turing.
Cambridge mayor Denise Simmons to marry longtime partner Mattie Hayes on August 30: "The wedding will take place at the historic St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, which has predominantly been serving Cambridge’s African-American community for over 100 years, and is presided over by the Rev. Leslie K. Sterling. The wedding ceremony shall be conducted by Rev. Irene Monroe."
Lady Gaga wants to be a fangbanger.
Another lawsuit: Oklahama couple's challenge to DOMA resurfaces.
Project Runway pulls highest ratings in bow on Lifetime.
Onion: Obama bipolar.
Tim Gill talks money and activism: "The Gill Foundation won’t last forever, and it was never designed to. Its mission in life is to spend down the assets in my lifetime. How soon that happens has less to do with the economy and more to do with the opportunities that arise in a given year. Spending may very well go up and shorten its duration. But there should be some other gay entrepreneur that replaces me over time."
A look inside John Mayer's apartment.
Provincetown holds annual Carnival parade.
Dan Savage taping Savage Love HBO pilot on August 27: you can get tickets by clicking here.
As adoption rights for gay couples are proposed in New Zealand, the nation is divided.
Benicio del Toro is in a hairy situation.
Alycia Lane, the Philadelphia news anchor known for calling a female NYPD officer a "fucking dyke bitch", has been hired by L.A.'s NBC affiliate.
NYCLU files suit against school for failing to protect student: "In a statement on its website, the NYCLU says the harassment started for the student when he was in seventh grade. They say he was harassed by other students because he is gay, dyes his hair, and wears eye makeup. The NYCLU says the fourteen-year-old was regularly pushed and had things thrown at him. At least one teacher allegedly told him he should be ashamed of himself for being gay."
The Moment talks to book cover designer Chip Kidd about comics.
The next Brazilian Idol may be a transsexual.
Gay resident of Sault Ste. Marie in Canada gets called "faggot" by passersby once every two months.
Jason Mraz's "I'm Yours" smashes billboard record: "At 70 weeks, it’s now the longest-running song on the Hot 100 chart in Billboard’s 51-year history."
For gay homeless youth in Toronto, street is the only option: "If there had been an acceptable shelter when I was 16, I would have run earlier. But there wasn't. So I lived with it. It was horrible."
Gay youth retreat opens in Saskatchewan: "Camp Fyrefly is aimed at helping young people cope as they develop their identities during the challenging times of adolescence and young adulthood."
Ultra orthodox Jewish website: arrest managers of Tel Aviv gay center for running "club of perversion". Haredi writer: "These perverts take everything out into the street, into the public domain. A child, religious or secular, doesn't need to know they exist. [Homosexuals] are worse than beasts, at least a beast knows it's [homosexuality] wrong, or not natural.[The managers of the gay center] should be forced to face a firing squad."
Fire Island swim to benefit NYC's Stonewall foundation: open water swim from Sayville to Fire Island Pines.
T.R. Knight discusses why he left Grey's Anatomy: "My five-year experience proved to me that I could not trust any answer that was given [about my character George]."
A Centipede may get custody of Michael Jackson's children.
Analysis and clips from Obama's primetime health care press conference.
It's A Bear's Life: magazine makes move to web TV.
Fort Worth police officer in Rainbow Lounge raid's troubled past: "Ricks was disciplined on multiple occasions in 2006, including following his arrest for punching a bus driver in New Braunfels. The assault charge in that case was later dropped, but the incident raised serious concerns among Ricks' supervisors."
Lifetime to run All-Star challenge featuring eight former designers in conjunction with debut of new season of Project Runway. Here's who's participating.
YouTube removes musician Calvin Harris' own video from his YouTube page over copyright infringement.
San Jose, California's Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center in danger of closing, needs $50,000.
Gay Iraq war veteran Anthony Woods, who is running for Ellen Tauscher's seat in Congress, gets an endorsement form HRC and The Victory Fund: "Woods, who is openly gay, was awarded the Bronze Star for his two tours in Iraq before being discharged from the Army because of his sexual orientation. He graduated from West Point and earned his masters degree at Harvard University."
Mayors of Hoboken and Secaucus, NJ and a state assemblyman arrested in broad corruption and international money-laundering probe.
DC resident organizes fundraisers in support of Helem, a non-profit LGBT organization in Lebanon that is aiding LGBT Iraqi refugees.
The Australian Senate is doing an inquiry into marriage equality and want submissions from people affected by it.
Hong Kong hotel launches all-male floor.
Pat Robertson on the Episcopal Church: "They have lost their way. They were taken over by this controversy having to do with same-sex marriage and the ordination of homosexual bishops. Once they got into that morass and lost their way from scriptural teaching, they didn't have much denomination left... And there will be no tears in my life if the Episcopal Church of America just quietly goes out of business."
Twilighters arrive at Comic-Con.
Samuel M. Steward, remembered.
Romania bans same-sex marriage. U.S. anti-gay group Alliance Defense Fund claims influence: "Alliance Defense Fund played a prominent role in assisting supporters in the Romanian parliament. 'Through Peter Costea, who is one of our allied attorneys and the head of Alliance for Romanian Families, who's been doing excellent work in Romania, got these provisions enacted in the law,' Kiska points out, 'and we're just happy to see in Europe these types of protections being afforded to marriage.' Kiska concludes that Romania has a strong history of supporting traditional marriage, as do most European nations. Romania's new civil code will take effect January 1, 2010.