Happy Endings: Kevin Aviance Bashing Suspects Launch Their Defense

Kevin Aviance

• The World Cup may have wrapped with an Italian victory, but that doesn’t mean we can’t all celebrate the man-on-man action. [Queer Beacon]

• The four suspects in Kevin Aviance’s gay bashing last month are claiming it was Aviance who provoked them, saying “Calm down, sweetie” when the two parties bumped into each other. That’s their defense against the hate crime charge, it seems. [NYDN]

• Chicago’s Gay Games are just five days away, which means it’s the perfect time for a primer. [About.com]

• Hipper-than-thou shopping listserv DailyCandy just unloaded a part of itself to an unknown investor. Pricetag? $130 million. [WSJ]