"The volume of new litigation will be immense!" Stand for Marriage Maine released its first television ad urging voters to overturn the new marriage equality law in November in order to protect individuals, small businesses, and churches from lawsuits.
Bastian of cash: Saying that he believes it will "jump-start the LGBT rights movement," gay philanthropist Bruce Bastian of Utah announced that he would donate $100,000 to the National Equality March.
Deja coup: New York state senator Hiram Monserrate faces a precarious bench trial on charges that he slashed his girlfriend in the face with broken glass last year, raising fears of more turbulence in the legislative chamber should the Democrat be found guilty.
A load of mashugana: Members of the Philadelphia LGBT community and their Jewish allies want a local Jewish newspaper to drop its ban on same-sex wedding and civil union announcements.
Who? 20-yeard-old Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina seemingly came from nowhere on Monday to defeat reigning U.S. Open champion Roger Federer and win his first major title.
People who died: Jim Carroll, punk rock icon and author of The Basketball Diaries, died on Friday from a heart attack at age 60.
Meet Mr. Gay Brazil: Thiago Silvestre, from the state of Mato Grasso, took the crown last week.
ASingle Man heads to the mat: Chatter at this year's Toronto Film Fest says that the new film by director Tom Ford could be this year's The Wrestler, the kind of film an "awards-hungry distributor" would want to pick up and champion.
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