Gay news, outrage Malawi sentence(Madonna/White House, Aussi news(Gay MP and football, gays in military does work, Backstreet boys at gay pride SF

21 05 2010

It seems that everyone is upset with the sentence of the Malawian gay couple yesterday. They got 14 years in jail and hard labour for being in love. First our minister for foreign affairs, christian democrat Maxime Verhagen called it terrible and says Malawi does not get any money from the Netherlands.He also calls for EU sanctions against Malawi. Madonna who is building a school there  also says she is shocked and saddened and thinks Malawi took a giant step backwards. The White House send out a statement strongly condemning it.

An Australian Labor MP(strong family values!) has resigned yesterday after being filmed leaving a gay sex sauna and club. He even used the ministerial car to go there. He is married with 2 children. Why are it always the “family values” guys.

Australian footballer leagues Jason Akermanis had the message for gay players to stay in the closet. He told in a column in the Herald Tribune that AFL footy is not ready for it. Using the showering together as the biggest reason while saying he is not homophobic. Why always she showering. Guys look at each other’s cocks anyway, gay or not. And what man does not look at a women’s tits?? Is that such a big deal?? His own club as well as others have distanced themselves from his comments as have other athletes.

Gays in the military are a non-issue in the Netherlands, Israel, England, Canada and Australia, officers of those countries have told at a DADT hearing. There are even benefits like better retention of qualified soldiers. Gays often do not have children and that is the main reason for many soldiers to leave the army in their 20’s/30’s.

And some light news to end this post. The Backstreet Boys will be performing at this year’s Gay pride in SF on june 27. They must be the most popular male band ever in the world to have performed at Pride. I have never been a fan at all, but good for them.

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Gay news, Havana/Minsk-pride, big difference conservatives in GB and US, Burial bill likely vetoed in Minnesota, retarded DADT statement

16 05 2010

Gay pride in Havana, Cuba was a huge success, hundreds paraded violent-free in drag and with flags. One of them was the daughter of the president Raul Castro, Mariela a long-time LGBT advocate. The Slavic Pride in Minsk was anything but a success though. The 40 brave participants saw some journalist and TV crew but did not get any further then 300 meters after which riot police arrested the gay men violently. There were also tons of counter-protesters, mostly skinheads who were throwing eggs.

It is interesting that the conservative party in Great Britain, the Tories have eleven openly gay members in parliament and nine in the glass closet. One is a lesbian and 2 are even ministers, the party is proud of that. Compare that to the US where there are zero . U.S has a long way to go in that regard.

A bill that passed the senate in Minnesota giving gays the same end of life rights as straights will likely be vetoes by the Republican governor Tim Pawlenty. According to him the bill in unnecessary and will stoke up the fire on a hot button issue. Unbelievable people believe gays have not the same rights hen it comes to burying their partner.

According to James Inhofe, Oklahoma Senator and Armed Service Committee member soldiers are unwilling to fight for lesbians and gay soldiers also in the line of fire. According to him soldiers are doing it for the man in the next foxhole and if that man is gays they would not want to anymore. How bigoted and foolish. Why does it work OK in Britain, the Netherlands and Israel then???





Gay news, Fred Phelps awarded money from Court ,McCain on NSFW website, Michael Lucas wins court case ,English Patient gay

6 04 2010

Unbelievable but true. The family of a dead soldier have to pay the Westboro Baptist Church from Fred Phelps 16500 dollars in lawyer costs. The church protested the funeral of the death straight soldier because “America accepts gays and that is why he deserved to die” Multiple people have come forward to help out the family who wants to take the case to the Supreme Court. The Court decided this way because of freedom of speech. I have a hard time with this, in general I do believe in freedom of speech but in cases like this it is hard to believe in that. Where to draw a line with these things is hard though.

John McCain thought he was all cool by putting a picture on Twitter but he did not know where it would end up. On the nude-website. GuyswithIphones. Very NSFW and pretty funny. Not so much for people wanting to look at hot guys though that all of a sudden see his face.

The porn company of mogul Michael Lucas won a court-case brought up by the copyright holders of the Fellini movie “La Dolce Vita”. Lucas’ porn version of the movie was one of the most expensive in porn history. The judge said the alleged copyright holders could not show that they were indeed the copyright owners and that the Fellini movie could just as well be public domain. I thought 90 % of porn is a parody of a regular movie!

The highly successful oscar-winning movie ” The English Patient,” was based on a spy that was in actually gay. The Hungarian de Almasy was in love with a young nazi soldier called Hans. Letter that surfaced in Germany found this out he also not died of an overdose but of amoebic dysentery in 1951 after never having slept with a woman.





Gay news, Prom issues/kicked out of the house, gay soldiers sue general Sheehan, lesbionic sushi roll

25 03 2010

A judge in Mississippi ruled that the prom ban violated the rights of lesbian teen Constance McMillen but he did not reinstate the prom. Now students and parents have organized a private prom that Constance can attend. So good news and bad.

Meanwhile in Georgia openly gay teen Derrick Martin could bring a male date even though the principal did  not agree, she also thought she could not refuse him. The sad news about this is though, that Derricks’ parents have kicked him out of the house following the media attention of him coming out and he know lives with a friend. Monstrous parents.

A group of openly gay soldiers has filed a lawsuit against ex-general Sheehan who made some ridiculous claims last week that the gays in the army were to blame for the fall of Srebrenica. The gay soldiers are supported by almost the entire dutch government/parliament and want a full-page apology in the international press and sensitivity training for Sheehan. Hope they win.

A sushi restaurant in San Francisco has a very interesting roll on the menu ,the lesbionic roll! It is white tuna wrapped in tempura rice noodles over spinach. It sounds tasty but why is it lesbian??





Gay news; Lawmakers thinks gays in military will cause more terror, Pride-house opened in Vancouver, new gay mega club coming to NYC

12 02 2010

Missourri State Senator Gary Nodler, candidate for Congress thinks the repeal od DADT would inspire acts of terrorism because muslims are offended by homosexuality. He thinks it would put the soldiers and America in general at further risk. What a buffoon. Like the terrorist does not wanna harm american soldiers anyway, them being gay makes not a slight bit of difference. Like they love the christian and jewish soldiers!!

The Olympic Pride House, a place to meet, get info and resources and welcome center for the GLBT community during the Winter Olympics was opened yesterday. It is kinda cool gay athletes have a place to go but I think most people just wanna stay with their team mates wether gay or straight then go to a gay house but I might be wrong. The Netherlands has 2 openly lesbian speed skaters, Ireen Wust and Renate Groeneworld, both multiple olympic medal winners and world champions. In the Netherlands skeed skating is as popular as American Football in the U.S and the girls make a lot of money with sponsors but nobody batted an eyelid when they came out. Not a big deal in Holland as it should be.

At West 42nd Street between 10/11 Ave. plans are for The Out NYC, a hospitality and entertainment club geared to the LGBT community. 80.000 square feet of fun. It will have a hotel with 123 guest rooms, a huge dance club, gym, spa and restaurant. It will be the first new gay dance club in 5 years in NYC for the gay community and will cost $ 20 million. Fairly risky in this economy but investing in gays is always a fairly safe bet. That is where the money for extras often is.





Gay news; Hubby Hubby ice-cream, Whoopi and crazy Fred Phelps church members

1 09 2009

In Vermont since yesterday gay couples can get married and what better way to celebrate this then with some tasty ice-cream. Ice-cream maker Ben&Jerry’s changed their popular flavor Chubby Hubby into Hubby Hubby for a month.

Whoopi Goldberg showed again what a true supporter she is for the gay community. Earlier this year she was at the big anti prop-8 demonstration in New York and now she recorded a message for the citizens of Hungary to make sure the gay pride there will be free of violence. Last year 10 people were injured and people threw eggs and feces at Pride participants. Also a big congrats for Whoopi and the cast of the View for finally winning that Emmy as an ensemble for best day-time talk show hosts. I went to the View once, without reservation, got in, was placed on the first row and saw all the gals from close-by. That was a fun morning. The Netherlands now has their own ” the View” since a week  called  “the table of 5” and even though it’s fun, it’s not as good as the original.

Members of Fred Phelps’ Westboro Baptist Church, basically a church devoted to hating Jews, soldiers, Sweden, America, but mostly gays were at it again. This time they protested at an American Idol concert against gay Adam Lambert. With their God hates Fags signs and protests at dead soldiers funeral (according to them they deserve to die because America is pro-gay) what they do is actually helping the gay community. Even not pro-gay people want to distance themselves from such crazy hate speech.