(Atlanta) The youngest daughter of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. says she is leaving an Atlanta megachurch where the pastor has been embroiled in scandal and is starting her own(…)
(Johannesburg) South Africa’s ambassador to Uganda, a country criticized for threatening the rights of gays, has been found guilty of hate speech for an anti-gay column he wrote before his(…)
(Istanbul) A former referee is seeking compensation from the Turkey Football Federation for allegedly outing him and dismissing him for being gay.
The Anatolia news agency says referee Halil(…)
Q: Whenever a buyer makes a private appointment to see my house, I make sure I am there to answer all their questions. After all, I know my house better than anyone!
Well, a buyer asked for(…)
A Ugandan woman who told authorities she was branded with a hot flat iron in her home country because of her sexuality may be forced to leave the United Kingdom.
Betty Tibikawa, 22, was denied(…)
Lady Gaga released yet another track from her Born This Way album last night in a special area of the Zynga videogame FarmVille called GagaVille. The area features crystals, unicorns, and sheep on motorcycles.
FarmVille has more than 46 million active users.
Listen to "Marry the Night", AFTER THE JUMP…
Androgynous male model Andrej Pejic covers the latest issue of Dossier magazine, but it's the androgyny he is so well known for that has Barnes & Noble censors covering the magazine with opaque poly bags.
"It's a naked man on the cover of a magazine, which is done all of the time without being covered up, so I definitely don't think it merits this, but I understand what it is…It's not a coincidence that it's only the giant U.S. chain stores that are asking us to do this….It's only the American copies that are being censored. It seems that it probably made people uncomfortable. But that's part of what's interesting about the cover, I think, is that it's playing with those ideas of gender roles. He's topless, you can see that he's a man, but if you look at his face, he looks like a woman and he's so beautiful, he's both in that picture, in a way. I think that's what's interesting about it."
The trailer for Steven Spielberg's Tintin has arrived.
Said Spielberg to Empire last November of the CGI motion capture adaptation of the comic created by Belgian artist Hergé: "The first part of the film, which is the most mysterious part, certainly owes much to not only film noir but the whole German Brechtian theatre — some of our night scenes and our action scenes are very contrasty. But at the same time the movie is a hell of an adventure."
Watch the first teaser, AFTER THE JUMP…
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Jon Stewart last night took up Bill O'Reilly's invitation to debate the invitation of rapper Common to the White House and charged FOX News with being a "selective outrage machine".
Watch it, AFTER THE JUMP…