ON OUR GAYDAR — News, notes, clicks, and quips from around the web.
• Stephen Andrew Moller, found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old openly gay South Carolina native Sean Kennedy, was released one week early from his five-year suspended sentence after being denied parole in February. Kennedy’s mother Elke is furious.
• Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s photo scandal grows, with shots of two women sitting on his lap — kissing each other! — being shopped around.
• Russian gay activists have canceled a planned protest (for which they were already denied a permit) of President Obama’s visit amidst safety fears.
• Hope for fighting the spread of AIDS in Haiti.
• If you haven’t been paying attention to the grinding videos from Pretty Ricky’s Spectacular, you’re missing the web’s greatest homoerotic soap opera.
• Audra Shay, vice chairman of the Young Republicans and a 38-year-old Army vet, laughs at racist jokes on Facebook. LOL or FAIL?