The Burning Lezzie Bed: A lesbian couple who entered into the nation's first same-sex civil union are splitting up amid allegations of violent behavior. Kinda warms your heart to know that the gays are just like straights! (Advocate)
Crime 101: 'Trophy' tape may clinch it: Sex fiend Braunstein kept film & diary of misdeeds / What an idiot. Ted Bundy would be so ashamed of this sicko. (NY Daily News)
Riding High: "Brokeback Mountain"came in at No. 8 with $2.4 million in its second weekend of limited release. Bolstered by critical acclaim and a pack-leading seven Golden Globe nominations, the film played strongly across all markets and demographics, said distributor Focus Features, the arthouse division of NBC Universal. (Reuters)
Justin's World: Through His Webcam, a Boy Joins a Sordid Online World / You mean all 13-year-old boys don't have Internet sex sites? I guess I watch too much WB. I wonder why a "nice" kid like this would wind up doing something like this -- skip to the part about his dad getting arrested for insurance fraud at his "massage" business and how his response to finding out his son was a camwhore was to procure live hookers in Mexico for his son to fuck online for cash that they could share the proceeds to get drugs. (Uh, no, I don't have a degree in child psychology.) (NY Times)
The Hate List: America is obsessed with lists these days, so The Advocate was nice enough to compile a Bigots Hall of Shame for 2005. (Advocate)
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