Human rights activist and political strategist David Mixner (a Clinton insider who publicly criticized his friend’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy) now has a blog. His first entries detail Betty Ford’s early work on behalf of people with HIV/AIDS and a scorecard of politicians and their positions on the war in Iraq.
Boston newscaster Randy Price marries his partner Mark Steffen on Massachusetts State House steps one day after advance of gay marriage ban proposal. Price told the Boston Herald‘s Inside Track: “I’m not that [political] really, but in our personal lives we all become a bit political. We’re certainly not defiant people, but we believe that we should have the right to marry like anyone else. Right now, it’s right for us. And we’ve got as good a track record with vows and commitment as anyone else.”
Lane Hudson: According to Terry McAuliffe, Hillary’s ready to go.
OutZoneTV’s sexiest gay celebrity: Nate Berkus.
Patricia Nell Warren, author of the classic gay novel The Front Runner, is running for a seat on the West Hollywood City Council. I have a feeling she’s the front runner now.
A Paris Hilton cocktail? Mix ten parts heiress with one part ice.
Anti-gay marriage group in Massachusetts withdraws $5 million lawsuit against legislature because they got their vote: “The lawsuit, filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court by VoteOnMarriage.org, argued the 109 lawmakers who voted to recess a joint constitutional convention violated the supporters’ rights to free speech, to petition the government and due process under the law.
The lawsuit sought $500,000 from the lawmakers for the cost of the group’s legal battles and another $5 million in punitive damages.”
Trikkx, one of St. Paul, Minnesota’s gay nightclubs, is closing.
A character on the FOX sitcom The War at Home has come out of the closet: “Dave’s son Larry (Kyle Sullivan) is a bit eccentric, and both he and his friend Kenny have come under frequent scrutiny for their gay-seeming behavior (Larry likes figure skating, etc. etc.). But last night the cards were laid out on the table: Kenny is gay, Larry is not, and Kenny has a still-secret crush on his best friend.” FOX preceded the episode with a “Viewer Discretion is Advised” warning. It’s unclear whether that’s a weekly message or one specifically for this gay-themed episode.