Zac Efron Hub
In the new trailer for Parkland, Zac Efron plays a young doctor on duty at Parkland Hospital in Dallas on the day JFK was assassinated. The film also stars Paul Giamatti, Marcia Gay Harden, Billy Bob Thornton, and James Badge Dale. It is directed by Peter Landesman and arrives on September 20.
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President Obama nominates Caroline Kennedy to be US Ambassador to Japan. If confirmed she will be America's first female ambassador to the land of the rising sun.
A broader call for boycott of Russian products.
David Beckham finds another excuse to take off his shirt.
If you haven't seen these horrific and heartbreaking pics of the anti-LGBT human rights abuses in Russia as of late you must take a look.
Too much hotness to handle? Ryan Gosling and Zac Efron allegedly in talks to star in Star Wars.
Benedict Cumberbatch officiates gay wedding in Ibiza.
Obama administration, unhappy with Morsi ouster, cancels delivery of planes to Egypt: “Given the current situation in Egypt, we do not believe it is appropriate to move forward at this time with the delivery of F-16s,” the Pentagon press secretary, George Little, said Wednesday. He did not cite any specific actions by the Egyptian military."
It's becoming tired but still, Bill Clinton's 'Blurred Lines' is pretty great.
Jane Austen gets face-time on UK currency.
George Alexander Louis: what's in a name?
The road not taken: Jared Leto could have been a drug dealer.
78 dead, 178 injured in terrifying train crash in Spain.
Beth Ditto got hitched!
Court to hear closing arguments in Bradley Manning case today.
Superhuman future possible with superorgans?: "Synthetic DNA circuits inserted into human stem cells could soon allow us to build new organs with unprecedented precision and speed...The technique could prove an efficient way of making organs for transplant without the worry of rejection, and raises the tantalising possibility that it might one day be possible to upgrade the organs we were born with."
Seth Rogen, who appears with Zac Efron in the upcoming film Townies, has a man crush on his co-star, People reports.
"Zac Efron is incredibly handsome. He's the sexiest [expletive] on the planet! I did a scene with him, and we're both shirtless, and it was a very humbling experience. I marveled at the fact that we're literally the same species. I'm hairier than he is, so I win at that."
Some bad news for gay actor Michael Urie: CBS decided his latest television venture, Partners, based on Will & Grace creators Max Mutchnick and David Kohan's real-life friendship, didn't meet the ratings mark and gave it the ax.
David Petraeus' affair is the gays' fault. Because, you know, why not?
Rihanna and Kanye remix "Diamonds".
Baby ducks and kittens make a great match.
University of Michigan professor and author David Halperin discusses his new book, How To Be Gay. Part of the book looks at why gay men often celebrate certain types of celebrities, like Lady Gaga. Says Halperin, "What my analysis implies is that one way to explain gay male culture’s investment in some of these figures is to say that gay culture is responding to certain hierarchies of gender and sexuality that pervade the cultural field."
The sun has been exceptionally gassy this week.
At least 42 Palestinians and 3 Israelis have been killed in the increasingly violent and worrisome conflict between the two sides.
The White House says Israel "has the right to defend itself".
Take a listen to Will.i.am and Britney Spears' new single, "Scream and Shout".
Zac Efron pumping... his gas.
Gay activists in North Carolina are preparing for a fight to pass employment non-discrimination across the Tar Heel State. Said Stuart Campbell, executive director for Equality North Carolina, "We’re going to have to grow the base by creating coalitions and working with folks on the local level with lots of different communities. We’ll be building a movement that will ultimately lead to a statewide effort.”
The Twin Peaks bar in San Francisco's Castro District has been given landmark status.
Happy birthday, RuPaul!
The United Nations have until Tuesday to decide whether or not to come out against state-sponsored discrimination against LGBT people.
Rather than getting with the times and learning to accept the fact that there are gay people in this world, Linda Harvey and her conservative group, Mission: America, are trying to boycott all of the companies that scored well on Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index. From their form letter: "You are highly-rated by the [HRC] as a company supportive of many aspects of the homosexual activist agenda. I am hoping you have done this out of ignorance about the true nature of both homosexuality and the goals of aggressive homosexual advocacy."