Gay news, DADT repeal, anti-gay family sues bus-driver, Zuma critiques Malawi sentence, Glee/fag

28 05 2010

First the Senate Armed Forces Committee voted for the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal compromise with 16-12 and then the Senate also voted for it 234-195. Of course it did not go without right-wing last-minute scare tactics about gay rape and HIV transmission in the Army. Fools. European army leaders actually said another advantage about allowing gays in the military is the fact that many (gay) european soldiers had a hard time  accepting DADT in the U.S and that made it harder for them to co-operate with U.S troops. The people of the U.S were in favor of ending DADT 72 % as well. Now it is off for a final vote by Obama and Congress.

An Indiana family is suing a school bus driver after he stopped the bus and berated a girl for her continuous bashing of Obama and gays. The girl told other students they were going to hell if they supported gay marriage. The bus driver called her a little bigot and according to the parents the girl has never recovered from that incident, now 2 years ago. Maybe he should not have called her that, but then again, he was right. The girl’s parents should be ashamed. I have had a bus-driver in the U.S stop the bus because of me and my girlfriends once. We were talking too hard and he wanted us to be quiet. I have never recovered, maybe I should sue as well, haha.

South African president Zuma has strongly critiqued the sentencing of the gay couple in Malawi for 14 years prison and hard labor. In most African countries there are anti-gay laws but in South Africa gays can marry.The special thing about his comment is that it is very rare for african leader to critique one another.

I have never seen an episode of Glee, but I will definitely try to catch up on it when I ‘m back in the U.S or maybe they show it here in the Netherlands. The Madonna episode must have been great( I did see clips of that) and the Lady Gaga one supposedly was also fabulous. The father of a gay kid had a fantastic thing to say about the word fag in that one. So good that kids in middle-america here this.

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19 04 2010

Kathy Griffin promoted awareness for cancer in a way only she can. By getting a public pap smear at a famous pool in Los Angeles, of course while being filmed for her TV-show. She sure knows how to get attention for a good cause. I love Kathy, her antics/shows always cheers me up when I am in a crappy mood.

Kate Hudson got breast implants. I am surprised someone like her with a flat chest did not get it earlier but now her body fits the person she is even more. Off hunting for one celebrity boyfriend after the other.

The GLAAD(gay and lesbian alliance against defamation) media awards were handed out this weekend. I think GLAAD often overreacted while handling gay-related things this year so I am not a fan but they handed out awards to the good shows/people. Drew Barrymore, Wanda Sykes, Glee and Ru Pauls’ Drag Race won the prizes.

Rush Limbaugh made a fool of himself yet another time by saying the eruption of the volcano in Iceland might have been God’s response to Obama’s health care reform. Surprised no one has blamed it on the gays like they did with 9/11 and Katrina. Will be soon though I guess.