Isaac Julien exhibit of three film works (Paradise Omeros, 2002, Vagabondia, 2000, and The Long Road to Mazatlán) to open at Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Parent to school board: Do not allow gay-straight alliance or God will send a hurricane. “Members of the Cornwall-Lebanon school board looked on in disbelief as Abigail Jarboe told them that hurricane Katrina was God’s way of punishing New Orleans in advance of Southern Decadence…While she addressed the board, her husband, Carl Jarboe handed out an article from the American Family Association Journal about a young girl who claimed she stopped being a lesbian after becoming a Christian.” Lovely.
Pope Benedict XVI said to have approved document saying that gay men should not be ordained as Roman Catholic priests. Acting priest: “If this is true, it’s a disaster. I know many celibate gay priests who feel they could not live with any integrity in a church that treats gay men like this. And I know many gay seminarians who have been living celibate lives with ease, who would simply leave.”
Clinton and Lewinsky condoms to go on sale in China: “They will be given the Chinese spellings of their names – Kelitun and Laiwensiji.”