Rupert Everett to turn his tell-all memoir recounting his adventures with Madonna, Julia Roberts, and Sharon Stone, into a film. The search for actors to play those parts (as well as the part of Everett himself) will be the subject of a reality TV show.
A bill that would have banned articles and/or interviews with or about gay people has been rejected in Latvia. Analyst: “It was clear that the Latvian parliament would reject the proposal, which goes against national and international legislation and against common sense. But it is sad that we have parties which can come up with such absurd, impudent, and homophobic proposals.” It’s also sad that gay Latvians are pelted with eggs and excrement when they try to assemble.
Fashion week kicks off in New York with John Bartlett.
Zach Braff says he’s shocked that he isn’t gay: “It’s amazing I turned out straight. My parents loved Broadway musicals and they’d take me and all my siblings. They were the first things I saw where I was just blown away.” Because, of course, all gays are theater queens.
Ellen Generes to host this year’s Academy Awards. DeGeneres: “When Laura Ziskin called, I was thrilled. There’s two things I’ve always wanted to do in my life: One is to host the Oscars. The second is to get a call from Laura Ziskin. You can imagine that day’s diary entry.”
Gays are all over the silver screen this fall, according to this guide from AfterElton.
British thug gets four years in young offender’s institution for homophobic bottle attack.