Morning Meme: “Romeos” Make German Sound Sexy, Meet Cheyenne and Jackson, and “True Blood” Spoofs “Twilight” On “Phineas & Ferb”

Religious leaders in Honduras want to bar Ricky
Martin
from entry to the country because he’s a gay dad. They think keeping Ricky Martinone of the
world’s biggest pop stars outside the border is necessary to “protect the moral and
ethical principles of our society.”

Meanwhile, in America, author Michael Brown says the ultimate goal of gay activists isn’t equality, but
to put all the Christians in jail. Darn, they’re on to us! I wonder if they
know it’s only until we can get enough lions?

A military appeals court has ruled that a
Marine didn’t violate the uniform policy by wearing part of his
uniform in a gay adult film (well, several) he appeared in. Evidently if you
don’t wear it all, you’re fine.

CherThe Supreme Court is expected to pick up several interesting
cases this session, including the healthcare reform law, and whether Cher‘s potty mouth destroys the fabric of the universe.

Pink (using her
legal name Alecia Moore) has joined Mark
Ruffalo
sex addiction movie Thanks For Sharing. She’ll be
playing a free spirit who gets entangled with Josh Gad’s character.

A gay Tennessee couple says they
were assaulted by deacons
trying to enter a church to attend the service.
Adding insult to real injuries, the preacher was one their fathers and ordered
the assault. And the cops just stood and watched.

Absolutely Fabulous has new photos in Entertainment Weekly.

On Modern Family, Cam tries to pick up Leslie
Mann
in a bar to win a bet with Mitchell
that he can pass for straight.

Meanwhile, comedian Kevin
Hart
has been cast as Phil
and Claire‘s neighbor on the show.Leslie Jordan

Leslie Jordan is set to head down to Wisteria Lane for the eighth episode
of Desperate
Housewives
. He’ll be playing a gallery owner.

Project Runway is spawning, with a new All Stars series to be
followed by an Accessories series, all starting November 3 on Lifetime. Guest
judges for the series include Debra
Messing
, Kenneth Cole, and Miss Piggy.

Howard Bragman,
gay publicist extraordinaire, who shepherded many of the biggest coming outs in
recent memory, is stepping down as head of the PR firm he founded. He’ll
continue on as Chairman. Bragman is said to be working on a television show
about celebrities coming out.

Jane Lynch says that Chris
Colfer
is her hero. All together now: Awww!

In proof of just how liberal and anti-Christian Hollywood
is, Paramount is dumping a mountain of money in Darren Aronofsky’s lap to make Marcel the SnailNoah, spanning the life of the
Biblical figure. The film is being fast tracked to begin shooting in the
spring.

Jezebel has
the first pages
of the Marcel the Snail children’s book.

My word, I think that man evolved from apes faster than President Obama is evolving on marriage equality.

Hank Williams, Jr.
says that his words comparing President Obama and Speaker
Boehner
playing golf together to Hitler having lunch with Jews were “misunderstood.”

I’m really disappointed to hear that a professor at West
Virginia University was bullied out of a football game with anti-gay slurs.
Back in my days on campus, gay wasn’t exactly normal (I’m old!), but the Gay
& Lesbian Mountaineers were a visible force on campus, one that I wished I
had the guts to join at the time.

I think it’s both fantastic and incredibly sad that Sesame
Street
has developed Lily,
a new puppet, in order to deal with children who are “food insecure.”
We shouldn’t have kids that are “food insecure.”

Silvio Horta, of Ugly
Betty
fame, is developing a new series based on Texts From Last Night.
I’d love to see it as Cheyenne and Jacksonsomething more like MTV’s Undressed, with a series of
segments in each show.

Graham Norton has assembled an all star panel for the American version of
Would
You Rather?
In which guests are given ridiculous moral dilemmas to
solve. Whoopi Goldberg, Cyndi Lauper, and Alan Cumming are but a few.

And for an Aww! finish, the Cleveland Metropark Zoo has named their pair of grizzly cubs Cheyenne and Jackson.

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