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Serbia’s “Mini Pride” … NPH Saved the Emmys … Your Nat’l Equality March Schedule

ON OUR GAYDAR — News, notes, clicks, and quips from around the web.

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• Pride was canceled in Belgrade, and while Serbian lawmakers consider banning extremist groups, gay supporters were welcomed at the Swedish Ambassador’s home for “mini pride” … of which InterPride
human rights chair William Urich found himself followed home from by “thugs.”

• Neil Patrick Harris really did save the Emmys: The broadcast scored 13.3 million viewers, up by 1.1m from last year.

• Why does Stuart Murray, the new head of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, have such an abysmal track record on gay rights? Like how he opted not to support a bill permitting gay adoption?

• And heeeeere’s your National Equality March itinerary.

• Two male vultures who raised a chick together broke up and are now both living with females. Then their new lady partners laid eggs on the same day, saw them hatch on the same day, and the baby chicks weighed the exact same amount at birth.

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• James Franco is taking a queer cinema class at NYU. J’adorable.

• Of course it was Michelle who told Barack not to choose Hillary as VP.

• Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is all smiles when it comes to how his Holocaust denials pissed off the Western World.

• A lesbian couple in Britain receives damages when the company they hired to sell their home listed them as “lesbians.”

• Doesn’t Japan’s rent-a-friend services — where clients can pay for a stranger to be their date to a wedding, or even the best man — sound like a glorified escort service?

• Thought gay media’s troubles were limited to the coasts? Then meet the publications of North and South Carolina — and all the business scandal.

  • 3 Comments
    • scott ny'er
      scott ny'er

      James Franco is incredibly cute in that picture!!!

      And that shirt for Belgrade Pride is really nice!

      Sep 21, 2009 at 4:42 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Chip
      Chip

      Any way to get that Belgrade pride t shirt? It’s a beaut!

      Sep 21, 2009 at 6:18 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Dave Johnson
      Dave Johnson

      I don’t know why, but the whole Belgrade Pride story is especially resonating with me. I guess it just really hits home as far as how good we have it in the US, even in light of the challenges we still face here. Thank god for the Swedish Ambassador… the pictures from their mini-pride are both heartbreaking and heartwarming… such sweet, earnest faces…

      Sep 21, 2009 at 7:10 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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