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Road Gay (but celibate) nominee Rev. Jeffrey John is probably out of the running to become Bishop of Southwark in South London.

Road Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council is praising Gov. Linda Lingle of Hawaii for vetoing civil unions. BTW, he's on the record calling for homosexuality to be criminalized and for gays to be deported from the United States.

Road LeBron James branded a "cocksucker"—in a bad way—by Gawker.

Road The psychic octopus (no sentence should ever begin this way, but there it is) who successfully predicted the outcome of all the German World Cup matches has received death threats.

AndresrMUNTANE4VES4Road Jon Kortajarena, Andrés Velencoso and more of the world's top male models get naked (NSFW) for V Magazine.

Road What it's like to enroll in Glenn Beck's Beck University. First course: Faith 101.

Road The Outrate Online Short Film Festival 2010 is under way. (NSFW ads.)

Road Homophobic, racist, anti-Semitic, Mel Gibson can add "wifebeater" to his résumé. Allegedly.

6a00d8341cabbe53ef0133f2224721970b-400wiRoad The video for "Crossfire"—Brandon Flowers's first-ever solo single—premieres in the U.K. today.

Road GLAAD is after The View, specifically appealing to Barbara Walters over Sherri Shepherd and guest host D.L. Hughley's misinformed remarks that HIV is more prevalent in black women due to the number of gay and bisexual black men on the downlow.

Road Gay men seeking asylum in the U.K. should be "free to enjoy themselves going to Kylie concerts and drinking exotically coloured cocktails." Nice thought, but probably not the main reason they fear returning to their home countries.

Aaron_schockRoad The Jim Carrey/Ewan McGregor gay-themed film I Love You, Phillip Morris was screened at The Budapest Gay Pride Festival on July 4. (Anyone see it?)

Road Republican Rep. Aaron Schock—who is absolutely not gay—is once again celebrated for his good looks. As a legislator, he makes a great fitness model.

Road The California governor race is all tied up. Which is good news and bad news for both Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman.

Road Gay activist Peter Rosenstein endorses D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray in the Washington, D.C., mayoral race. He'd previously worked as an advisor to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, but "it's another sign that many longtime local Democratic and civic activists are coalescing around Gray because of concerns about Fenty's personality and governing style."

Road A supplements supplement.

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo Spits into Camera After World Cup Loss


Cristiano Ronaldo was not happy with a cameraman tracking him on the pitch following Portugal's 1-0 loss to Spain yesterday, spitting at the cameraman's feet. The well-timed loogie did not go unnoticed by the media.


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Towleroad Guide to the Tube #686

WILLIAM KRUSE: Gulf charter boat captain took his own life.

RESTREPO: Film on Afghanistan takes box office by storm.

PRIDE PHOTOS: Mike Diamond talks to the finalists in Next magazine's Pride photo contest.

JOACHIM LOEW: Germany's manager has lunch at the World Cup.

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England Lost World Cup Because Wayne Rooney Shaved His Chest


The latest Biblical conspiracy from the Daily Mail:

"According to the Bible, in exchange for his incredible strength, God instructed Samson that he should never cut his hair. But after falling in love with Delilah, to whom he revealed the secret of his powers, she conspired to have his hair cut off and he was captured and killed by the the Philistines.  [Wayne] Rooney (below) is normally seen with a much hairier chest and for yesterday's match he had also abandoned his normal stubble for a clean-shaven look. His new set of aerodynamics bore no dividends however as he failed totally to recapture the form that saw him score 34 goals in the Premiership last season. He looked tired, his first touch was poor and one wild shot on the run ended embarrassingly wide of the target."

(via outsports)


Video: U.S. World Cup Players Strip, Sweat for Interview Magazine


Last week I posted a few photos of U.S. World Cup players Benny Feilhaber, Tim Howard, Carlos Bocanegra, Oguchi Onyewu, and Jonathan Bornstein in their Interview magazine beefcake shoot.

Now, Interview offers Towleroad readers a behind-the-scenes look at the shoot.

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

Watch: U.S. World Cup Midfielder Benny Feilhaber Leaves Us with 'No Air' [tr]


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U.S. World Cup Midfielder Benny Feilhaber Leaves Us with 'No Air'


U.S. World Cup midfielder Benny Feilhaber is a big ham and I hope he keeps the clips a'comin. The choice of wardrobe is also a big plus.


(via world of wonder)

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