REPORT: Former New Jersey Governor James McGreevey and his partner have bought a 17-room, $1.4 million home in Plainfield, NJ: “The palatial home, which includes a solarium, a butler’s pantry and in-ground swimming pool, sits on 1.7 acres and was originally built for a founder of the New York Stock Exchange. Its gardens were designed by the firm of noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, who created Central Park.”
Bashing Irish: Gang of seven targeting gays in central Dublin.
Israel: Kadima MK Ronit Tirosh says “no” to request from Kadima MK Otniel Schneller to prohibit a gay youth group from visiting the Knesset: “These are children who could be mine or yours. I am absolutely stunned. Who are we talking about here; we’re talking about human beings. If they want to visit me in the Knesset they are more than welcome. The parliament must act as a model of tolerance. There is no legal, or humane ground with which to ban them.”
Edinburgh discovers the wonders of the “pink pound” and declares itself the “gay wedding capital” of Scotland.
Remember the Brooklyn College MFA show that was shuttered by the City of New York for “inappropriate” material (including a piece referencing Dick Cheney and gay sex), then hauled away and damaged? Well, the students involved have filed suit against the city for First Amendment violations and property damages. (via james wagner)