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“Milk” Biopic Rocks My World

Last night, I got to sneak a peak of the movie “Milk”, which opens in theaters on November 26th, and James Franco naked, swimming in a pool. I’m not sure which one was more life changing, the booty or the biopic, but they were both even better than I had dreamed. “Milk,” about the life and times of Harvey Milk, the first gay man elected to public office back in the 1970s, seems unbelievably relevant today with the passing of Prop 8 earlier this month. While the film was shot long before the recent rallies, eerily enough, Milk was largely responsible for stopping California’s Prop 6, which would have made it legal to fire any employee and deny them housing simply because they were gay. The interwoven documentary footage from Milk’s protests look almost identical to that of this past weekend’s Join The Impact nationwide march — same cause, different decade. Keep reading »

Quickies!: (Small) Victory For Prop 8!

  • The California Supreme Court has agreed to hear the legal challenges to the recently passed Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage. [Perez Hilton]
  • When you’re feeling sad, staying in your pajamas and eating comfort foods may seem like the perfect thing to do. WRONG! These behaviors and others can make you feel worse. [Shine]
  • You mean…the friendship between Kim from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and producer Dallas Austin isn’t real? And there isn’t going to be a hit single OR an album?! [TMZ]
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    Quick Pics: Anti-Prop 8 Rallies Around The U.S.

    Thanks for sending us your pics from the anti-Proposition 8 protests that took place around the country this past Saturday! We wish we could post all of them, but instead we picked out our favorites (see above and after the jump). I still think the signs in NYC were the most clever, though big props to Orlando for the sign above! Keep reading »

    Send Us Your Anti-Prop 8 Rally Pics!

    I saw some sweet signs at the anti-Prop 8 rally in NYC this weekend, but surely you saw some awesome ones as well as the rallies in your town. Send your pics to tips@thefrisky.com, and we’ll put the best ones up in a slideshow this afternoon! Keep reading »

    Star Couplings: Lindsay Lohan Gets Flour(ed) By PETA Activist

  • So, while in Paris on Friday night, Lindsay Lohan got pelted with a bag of flour by an animal rights activist because she’s “a fur hag.” [YouTube]
  • And Samantha Ronson defended her woman, writing on her blog, “The girl who threw it acted like an animal herself. I take that back, it’s an insult to animals to group her in with them, my dog is FAR more civilized than that person.” Boo-yah. [DListed]
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    Protesting Prop 8: Some Of The Greatest Signs Ever

    I went to the Proposition 8 protest in New York City today with my mom and it was awesome. There were so many people and such a great energy in the air. Kim from “America’s Next Top Model” spoke! Best of all, there were some seriously awesome signs. Some of my faves above and after the jump… Keep reading »

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