Friday, July 24, 2009

Page 1 Consider (07/24)

  • Mountain Men: If he's the kind of guy hanging out at this new converted garage turned rock-climbing paradise in Brooklyn, then maybe I need to rethink my opposition to crossing the bridge. (DailyNews)

  • Holiday on Ice: In case you've been living under a rock, Madonna has (yet another) greatest hits album coming out. But not everyone is falling in love again. (Gawker)

  • Arrest in Oceanside: A fellow sailor has been charged with fatally shooting and burning August Provost, a gay serviceman last month at Camp Pendleton, but Navy officials said Thursday it was part of a crime spree not related to the victim's sexual orientation. (SD UnionTrib)

  • Kiss of Life: In response to three recent events in different U.S. cities, where gay or lesbian couples have been harassed, detained or arrested for the simple act of kissing in a public place, two gay rights bloggers have joined forces with the national grassroots LGBT organization Join the Impact to create the Great Nationwide Kiss-In, slated for Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. ET. For information on volunteering to help organize these Kiss-In events across the country, please click HERE.

  • Intolerant of Intolerance: A Singapore law professor who was to teach a human rights course at New York University Law School this fall has withdrawn after students protested what they called her anti-gay views. Read Winnie Hu's report HERE.

  • Nothing to Chuckle About: I certainly hope Mary Richards didn't show up at this clown funeral. (OMG Blog!)

  • CW Post: The updated take on "Melrose Place" gets the "Gossip Girl" poster treatment. (Pink Is the New Blog)

  • The Way It Was -- Fabulous! 365Gay has dug up a jewel from the CBS archives: the day in 1973 when legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite was interrupted on the air by one of the “Gay Raiders” in protest CBS’ lack of coverage on gay rights. Watch the clip HERE.

  • Who's Your Glitterati Agent? This sure doesn't look like any book launch I've ever been invited to. Guess I'm hanging with a too, um, literate crowd. (Socialite's Life)

  • Youthquake: Are you ready for "The Awakening of Spring"? (HereTV!)

  • 'Real' Ugly: Looks Charles Perez, aka Norm's boyfriend on the first season of "The Real World," has really done it this time. (But if THAT'S cause for demotion shouldn't most of us be working in the mailroom?) (Advocate)

  • Slim Pickings: Manhattan is far thinner than the nation, the state or the city's other boroughs, according to the study released Wednesday, which relied on federal data on body-mass index. (NYT)

  • Soc It to Him: Who's sorry now? Apparently not David Beckham. (BBC Sport)

  • Trick or Treat? A look at the worst Halloween "treats" ever. (Retrospace)

  • This One's for Kelly: Check out the Where Are They Now: "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" (the movie) gallery HERE.

  • 1 comment:

    Kelly said...

    Thank you! LOVE the pictures!