Burglars hit Utah Pride Center.
Scientists see "fatal flaws" in NASA study of arsenic-based life.
Tyler Green talks to the curators of the Smithsonian exhibit Hide/Seek about the censorship of the show: "I am sorry that an exhibition that should in no way be controversial has proven to be, but I am happy that it has provided the occasion for young people who have never before organized a protest to rediscover the prospect of participatory democracy."
You too can have Double Dream Hands!
Facebook joins list of companies reimbursing gay and lesbian workers for inequities in federal tax laws.
Teddy is getting a new boyfriend on 90210.
Salvation Army bans Harry Potter toys: "The Salvation Army says it refuses to distribute Harry Potter and Twilight toys collected for needy children because they're incompatible with the charity's Christian beliefs. The policy has alarmed a Calgarian who volunteered to sift through a southeast warehouse full of unused, donated items and was alarmed when he was told by Salvation Army officials that the two kinds of toys are 'disposed of' and not given to other charities."
Balls-free underwear introduced.
Ryan Gosling has a giggle fit.
Porn actor Brandon Lee served in the Navy while making adult films and revealed his sexuality to his commanding officer, who did nothing, Lee claims: I totally thought I would get discharged. He said, 'Well, it's the new Navy: Need Any Vaseline Yet? That's what the Navy stands for' He was like, 'Carry on.'"
Canadian military: Transgender troops must dress to conform to their "target" gender.
Male model fix: Kevin Tachman does the men of Front Management.
Ian Somerhalder starts a foundation and it has nothing to do with cheekbones.
Why is there a gay "accent"? A Reddit debate. "I'm not asking this in an offensive, way, I'm just curious. Accents are generally a regional thing, but it seems like there is a stereotypical, standard effeminate-sounding gay accent, no matter where in the US you go. Is this an effect of the media sterotyping of gays, or is the stereotype based on reality. Or is it a combination of both? Edit: Never meant to imply that all gay males had an accent. Some of them very clearly do, though."
James Franco gets all Chippendales?
Madame Tussaud's introduces Lady Gaga wax figures.
"Honeysuckle" is Pantone's color of 2011: "The reddish pink shade lights a fire to your senses and revs you up, says Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute. It's much livelier than 2010's color of the year: turquoise. That was supposed to have a calming, escapist effect on the public's collective psyche after all of the bruising economic challenges, Eiseman says, but now we're ready for something stronger while still not moving quite at full-steam ahead."
Nick Knight and Bjork pay tribute to Alexander McQueen.
UK man who strangled his victim in a cruising area and returned to meet his friends at a strip club is convicted of manslaughter: "Jurors cleared caterer James Foley of murder but he was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to three and a half years…Foley, from Dartford, Kent, claimed he fought with Bouchareb and strangled him “in fear of my life”, leaving him unconscious on a pathway believing he would be all right."