China to launch HIV/AIDS radio program featuring HIV-positive host. "Beginning 16th January, the programme will air every Saturday on China National Radio. According to Yang Wenyan, Chief Editor of the radio station, the programme is exclusively for increasing public knowledge about HIV / AIDS, including how to prevent and control the disease.
Wenyan hopes the programme will offer care and support to the legions of HIV-infected Chinese."
Self-rolling snow bales make rare appearance in the UK.
Anti-gay NY state senator George Onorato not seeking re-election: "At 82, Onorato is the Senate Democrats' oldest member. His recent 'no'
vote on gay marriage made him vulnerable to a primary challenge,
worrying party leaders who urged him to step aside, insiders said."
Madonna and Sean Penn share the same table again.
Olivia Newton-John to sing "Physical" with Jane Lynch on Glee.
China gay pageant ready to roll.
Legislature unlikely to oppose LGBT rights measures in Salt Lake City: " Salt Lake City's landmark protections for gay and transgender residents appear likely to take effect after surviving the last hurdle: the Legislature.
But most legislative leaders say it's doubtful those provisions against discrimination in housing and employment will be expanded statewide during the 2010 session — despite a historic endorsement from the LDS Church. 'The Legislature is more inclined to give the Salt Lake City ordinance[s] a year,' says Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, 'just to kind of see how [they work] and if we need to work any bugs out before we sponsor anything statewide.'"
Maine's Senate president Libby Mitchell running for governor.
Scott Lively endorses "revised" Uganda bill: "We have no idea what the revisions might be. Media reports indicate
that it’s merely an elimination of the death-penalty provision, leaving
the life imprisonment aspect intact, which is hardly an improvement
given the prospect of spending the rest of one’s life rotting away in a
3-D porn on its way.
Rihanna's 'Rude Boy' artwork revealed.
Gays to DNC: Kiss my ass.
Aravosis: Obama continues to disregard laws he finds objectionable, unless the laws discriminate against gays – then he's fine with them.
Hugh Jackman struts his pecs at the Copacabana.
Archeologists say Egyptian tomb discovery proves pyramid workers were not slaves: "The thousands of men who built the last remaining wonder of the ancient world regularly ate meat and worked three-month rotating shifts.
They were so well regarded they were also given the honour of being buried in mud brick tombs within the shadow of the sacred pyramids they worked on if they died during construction."
Male model fix: Baptiste Giabiconi.
Online gay group concerned that Seattle Pride is attempting to "normalize" gays? "The producers of the annual parade have chosen to focus the
celebration on the passing of Referendum 71, the first time in American
history that a LGBT civil rights issue was approved at a state ballot
box, granting Washingtonian LGBT residents the same rights and
responsibilities which all other residents enjoy. Still, a faction
within the community feel that the theme is offensive and are charging
that it attempts to normalize the LGBT community."