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News: St. Patrick's Day Parade, Chord Overstreet, Australia

 road Saint Patrick Day parade organizers in Boston banned gays and veterans from the event today. A second, more inclusive parade will follow the street sweepers who clean up as the first one winds down.

Chors  road Chord Overstreet goes for a dip.

 road Openly gay man to head the Federal Insurance Office. Michael McRaith, formerly the director of the Illinois Department of Insurance will also be the first person to lead the office which was created last year.

 road Bullet grazes Wyclef Jean in Haiti.

 road New Zealand gay community upset over the early release from prison of a man who brutally murdered a 14-year-old boy in an ant-gay attack in Wellington 11 years ago.

 road This is the kind of headline I enjoy reading: "Japanese Woman, Grandson Rescued After 9 Days Trapped In Rubble." Not this: "Japan Food Faces Radiation Hit."

 road Boeing's first 747-8 Intercontinental takes flight in Washington state.

 road Approval likely for top-level domain ".gay."

Julia  road Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on her opposition to marriage equality: "If I was in a different walk of life, if I'd continued in the law and was partner of a law firm now, I would express the same view, that I think for our culture, for our heritage, the Marriage Act and marriage being between a man and a woman has a special status. Now, I know people might look at me and think that's something that they wouldn't necessarily expect me to say, but that is what I believe."

 road Click here for photos from last night's GLAAD Media Awards. I published a list of winners earlier today.

 road Tiger Woods' ex-wife Elin Nordgren splurges on a 17,000 square foot mansion in Palm Beach.

 road Joseph Gordon-Levitt cast as The Holiday Killer in upcoming film, The Dark Knight Rises.

 road Wilmer Valderrama does his best Guys With iPhones impression.

News: Helene Gayle, Equality March, Caster Semanya, Lance Bass

RoadArnold Schwarzenegger to induct Harvey Milk into California Hall of Fame. Will he have the gall to veto Harvey Milk Day again after doing so? You can still call 916-445-2841 (and press a button) to voice your support for the Harvey Milk day bill.

Bassdate RoadLance Bass has a new bodyguard.

RoadTests on runner Caster Semenya show unusually high testosterone levels.

RoadLouise at Pam's house Blend points us to two fundraisers for the Maine marriage equality battle.

RoadDr. Helene Gayle tapped to lead Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Sebelius: "Dr. Gayle is an internationally acclaimed leader with a long history of working to end the epidemic both around the world and here at home in the United States. We are hopeful that the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, under her leadership, will serve a platform to share our plans and insights with the public health community and the public and serve as a vehicle to carry their ideas and input back to the Administration."

RoadDavid Beckham opts for more modest swimwear on American shores.

RoadLate Lady Gaga booed in Britain.

Pauley RoadAfterElton interviews NCIS actress and  civil rights activist Pauley Perrette.

RoadLittle Britain's Matt Lucas looking for romance.

RoadFormer Naval petty officer Keith Meinhold on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell: "We serve this country honorably, too."

RoadMichelangelo Signorile on why he's decided to attend the National Equality March in D.C.: "It’s time for these new, even risky approaches, and it’s time to ask for it all -- now. That’s why I’m going to Washington for the National Equality March -- called for by legendary activists David Mixner and Cleve Jones -- even though, like others, I wasn’t initially down with the idea. It’s time the rest of us showed up on the National Mall and let Obama know that the cocktail party crowd -- the suck-ups, the sycophants, and the scaredy-cats -- doesn’t represent us."

James Kirchik profiles Shmuel Herzfeld, Washington's gay-friendly Orthodox rabbi.

Wilmer RoadWilmer Valderrama scowls in the surf.

RoadNew Zealand principal who stole from school now claims he's being victimized for being gay.

RoadAnderson Cooper on Heidi Montag: "I don't know who this person is, nor why she's pretending to be a singer, nor why anyone should actually listen to her, but apparently she's famous." Clip.

RoadPolitical Science professor calls on Maryland to lead in marriage equality.

RoadLesbian UK policewoman throws her support behind gay night at town's pub, speaks about her sexuality.

RoadThe SF Chronicle talks to The Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California: "As a Christian in the Episcopal Church, I firmly believe in a God who's transcendent, who encompasses the whole universe. There's a lot of attention paid to human sexuality. But when we frame the question as 'Is it too much?' there's almost an implication that there's only so much energy to go around."

Eat Your Chips: Wilmer Valderrama and Chris Evans

Chips_1bI thought we'd celebrate news of the addition of Chris Evans to the cast of the Chips remake with a Towleroad Collector's Card.

Trade them with your friends. Collect them all. It's fun.

According to Latino Review: "I was in New York a few weeks ago (2), specifically, the New York nite club called The Marquee over in Chelsea. I came across a little celebration that was going on there in the form of Wilmer Valderrama and Chris Evans popping open some bubbly and announcing to the crowd that Chris Evans has signed on to play Jon Baker, Ponch's partner. Wilmer himself actually said "Meet Ponch's new partner." The guys were pretty fired up about the deal. I also heard it mentioned that filming should start in late November early Decemberish, some time around when Chris wraps Fantastic Four."

We'll look forward to seeing Chris in that tight uniform.

In the meantime, how 'bout a quick reminder of what's going to fill it out, after the jump...

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