Andrew Sullivan to move his blog to Time.com.
Verdicts mixed on Beckham fragrance: “It’s sickly and unmanly. I don’t like David Beckham – he’s like a plastic toy.”
Kenny Chesney’s angry at the media for making assumptions about the reasons for his failed marriage to Renee Zellweger: “They’ve done nothing short of calling me gay and (Renee) a whore. None of those things are true. I’m pretty firm in my sexuality and my love for women.”
British cities in race to hold first gay wedding. Sharp competition to be media backdrop for ceremonies has driven Westminster and Kingston to expedite couples: “They’ll all have filled in the forms in advance via the internet so all the three couples will have to do is sign their names and wait for a button to be pressed. It will only take a matter of seconds.” The civil partnership law goes into effect at 8am on December 21st and gives gay couples property, inheritance, immmigration, tax, and pension rights equal to those of their heterosexual counterparts.
New crackdown making gay clergy feel unwelcome. Ya think? Priest: “I’m as much a member of the church as anybody else. I love being a priest. As I have, through the years, become more comfortable with who I am, it seemed the institutional church and its decrees and its pastoral letters from the Vatican seemed more harsh and almost mean-spirited. But what I find on the grass-roots level is vibrant, alive communities of faith in my everyday ministry.”