Merv Griffin’s gay shame becomes the Hollywood Reporter’s; behind the backlash.
Smooth Criminal: Michael Jackson cozies up to model Chad White.
Hundreds pose naked for Spencer Tunick on the cusp of a Swiss glacier.
Queen of Mean Leona Helmsley checks out for the last time.
Sunk:Gay Vito pissed that GLAAD is f*cking with his livelihood.
Provincetown celebrates 100th anniversary of Pilgrim Monument.
Gay singer Ivri Lider barred from performing for Israeli military; Lider speaks.
Fur-free: Janice Dickinson, JP Calderon, and models run naked on Hollywood Boulevard.
Christian groups protest against gays in Uganda.
Blow job Bob Allen speaks to NAACP, declares himself ‘not guilty’.
Music: Annie Lennox, Kanye West, Jordin Sparks, Rick Astley, Ari Gold, and Darren Hayes.
Ft. Lauderdale Mayor bonds with anti-gay hate groups; won’t back down to travel board.
On the Tube: gay teen kiss, Hillary Clinton graded,
Scorched: Micky’s bar in West Hollywood burns…
Laguna Beach’s Boom Boom Room to shutter after Labor Day.
Bush compares Iraq to Vietnam in speech to Veterans.
Designer Marc Jacobs to “wed” boyfriend Jason Preston?
Know Thy Neighbor: Oregon group to publish list of anti-gay petition signers.
Lance Bass and Pedro Andrade call an end to the affair.
Dylan dopplegangers create buzz: new Todd Haynes film I’m Not There.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy caught in flab Photoshop flap.
Mark Foley investigation stymied by lack of computer access.
Melissa Etheridge’s partner Tammy Lynn Michaels not a fan of Bush.
Morrissey turns down $75 million Smiths reunion offer.
PLUS: Rocky Balboa, Little Britain, Madonna, Brokeback Mountain.