Richard Avedon dead at 81. “Avedon helped create the cachet of celebrity — if he took someone’s picture, they must be famous. His fun-loving, fantasy-inspiring approach helped turn the fashion industry into a multibillion-dollar business.”
Spain’s gay marriage law approved by that country’s government.
Gaffer!, a new play in London, deals with homophobia in professional football. “Showing at London’s Southwark Playhouse, the ‘black comedy’ has already received backing from [Professional Football Association] bosses, who see it as a good way to stress that homophobia in football is now as unacceptable as racism.”