Brit band McFly in steamy Swedish interview.
Police continue search for 19-year-old Daquan McGill, suspected in the murder of 55-year-old John Canora. Canora’s body was found decomposing in his home in Howard Beach after a fatal beating. Police suspect McGill and Canora were involved sexually.
Genetically altered HIV virus proves successful in battling AIDS in early trials.
Studio 60 actor Bradley Whitford makes calls on behalf of Fair Wisconsin to help fight amendment banning same-sex marriage in that state: “Whitford told voters that he was a Madison native and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, and reminded them to show up at the polls on Tuesday. Fair Wisconsin spokesman Josh Freker said that the group will have called about 1.6 million people in the last stretch of the campaign.”
Notoriously private Darren Hayes, who came out of the closet and married his partner earlier this year, is set to release a new documentary look into the private life of a performer. Hayes: “It’s an inside look at the person I’ve become today. And it looks back on a period which now, with retrospect, was a difficult time for the ego. It was a really transitional period in my life.”
Cuban TV introduces gay characters on soap opera: “Some of the island’s gays say the overwhelming popularity of ‘The Hidden Side of the Moon’ is proof Cuba’s hardline communist government has become more tolerant of homosexuals. In the past, gays in Cuba were routinely harassed and beaten by police. Other gays, however, took issue with the fact the gay characters on the show are HIV-positive. ‘The simple fact that they put a gay issue on TV shows a lot,’ said Oilime, a gay Cuban who would only provide his first name. ‘But it promoted the idea that if you sleep with a gay man, you will get a fatal illness.'”
37%: Men in India who have reported having a homosexual experience.