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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Rain doesn't dampen pride parade

Every time the Boston sky started raining on the city's annual Gay Pride parade yesterday afternoon, hundreds of rainbow umbrellas bloomed above the heads of the crowd. The rain and chilly winds weren't enough to stop the parade from more
Boston Globe ( 6/11/2011 10:11:54 PM -08:00 )

Hub's Pride Parade weathers the storm
It rained on their parade yesterday, but Boston Pride participants didn't seem to care. Boston's 41st Pride Parade celebrated the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender citizens. Gov. Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas M. Menino more
Boston Herald ( 6/11/2011 8:19:43 PM -08:00 )

Hundreds kick-off Edmonton's pride week
Hundreds kick-off EdmontonEdmontonians gathered downtown in the hundreds to start the Edmonton Pride Festival in the capital region. The festival officially kicked off Friday, with presentations at City Hall, followed by a kick-off party. The party continued with a parade down more
CTV.ca ( 6/11/2011 10:30:02 AM -08:00 )

Pride parade marches through Boston
By AP BOSTON—Boston Pride Week is being marked with a parade and festival in the city. The events on Saturday celebrate the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, and promote equality for the groups. The 41st annual Pride Parade more
Boston Globe ( 6/10/2011 11:58:26 PM -08:00 )

Gay pride festival goes mainstream this year
The drag queens were there. So were the Absolut Vodka guys, wearing only some skimpy shorts and sandals, and the Dykes on Bikes crew revving their engines. That's not surprising for the annual Circle City IN Gay Pride Parade and Festival. more
Indianapolis Star ( 6/11/2011 10:12:42 PM -08:00 )

Gay community puts pride on parade
Margaret Witt rides through downtown Spokane, Wash., on Saturday June 11, 2011 as the Grand Marshal of the Spokane Pride Parade 2011. Some say gay rights have come a long way, and some say there is still a long way to go. Many at Spokane's annual Pride more
The Spokesman Review ( 6/11/2011 6:57:59 PM -08:00 )

Gay pride fills Edmonton's core
Thousands of people descended on downtown Edmonton Saturday afternoon for the annual Pride Parade, sending our city's Pride Week into high-gear. Among those who lined the parade route, and watched shirtless men dance atop some of the colourful floats more
Global BC ( 6/11/2011 5:22:50 PM -08:00 )

Pride festival wraps up with downtown parade
Pride festival wraps up with downtown paradeA sea of rainbows covered downtown as Saskatoon's eight-day pride festival wrapped up Saturday. Every June members of Saskatchewan's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered communities gather together. But while Pride Week is drawing to close here in more
CTV Saskatoon ( 6/11/2011 4:44:15 PM -08:00 )

Photos: Behind the Scenes at the Pride Parade
Robin Ochs and Lewis Grimes of Jamaica Plain got ready for the start of the parade. The 41st annual Pride Parade, like the 40th, was held under rainy skies, but that didn't dampen the spirits of more
Patch.com ( 6/11/2011 4:16:45 PM -08:00 )

Rain doesn't dampen spirits at annual pride parade
(NECN) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick was among thousands who turned out in boston today for the city's 41st annual pride parade. The parade kicked off at noon in Boston's south end neighborhood, made its way trough the common and ended at City more
NECN ( 6/11/2011 3:30:19 PM -08:00 )

Circle City Pride Parade Draws Thousands
INDIANAPOLIS -- Tens of thousands of people gathered in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday for the Circle City IN Pride parade and festival for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender participants and their supporters. Afterward, attendees spent the more
WRTV Indianapolis ( 6/11/2011 1:37:22 PM -08:00 )

Why I Have No 'Gay Pride'
(Newser) – It's LGBT Pride month, but research psychologist Jesse Bering is certainly not proud of the fact that he's gay. The way he sees it, "pride" can be defined in three main ways, and none matches the way he feels more
Newser ( 6/11/2011 1:09:48 PM -08:00 )

Saskatoon's Pride Parade marches through downtown
SaskatoonThe energy was electric as crowds in excess of 1000 marched through Saskatoon's downtown core Saturday afternoon for the annual Pride Parade. Like Saskatoon itself, the event has grown and evolved dramatically over the years. more
650 CKOM News Talk Radio ( 6/11/2011 1:07:13 PM -08:00 )

Nationalists throw firecrackers at Polish Gay Pride parade
Warsaw - Polish ultra-nationalists threw firecrackers and shouted homophobic abuse in Warsaw on Saturday at the country's Gay Pride parade. Marchers demanded legal rights for same-sex couples, government action on discrimination and laws against more
Monsters and Critics.com ( 6/11/2011 8:00:46 AM -08:00 )

Boston Pride Parade marches through the HUB on Saturday; Pride Week
Boston Pride Parade marches through the HUB on Saturday; Pride WeekBy Conor Berry, The Republican AP PhotoGay pride celebrants in Greece last week. BOSTON -- The annual Boston Pride Parade kicks off at the corner of Tremont and East Berkeley streets at 12 pm Saturday, marking the city's 41st march to celebrate and more
MassLive.com ( 6/11/2011 7:07:24 AM -08:00 )

Gays lack pride in how Indiana treats them
More than 200 entries are expected to march or float during the annual Circle City IN Pride Parade on Massachusetts Avenue starting at 10 am today. Pride runs until 7 pm / Matt Kryger / The Star 2008 file photo » Details: 10 am to 7 pm today, more
Indianapolis Star ( 6/11/2011 6:51:58 AM -08:00 )

Pride Parade Today
Brice Field, chair of the Saskatchewan Diversity Network, says they are expecting about 2-thousand people for the parade and over 35-hundred people attending the Community Fair, which follows at 1pm. 23rd Street and 4th Avenue is blocked off for the more
Saskatoonhomepage.ca ( 6/11/2011 6:05:40 AM -08:00 )

Ultra nationalists throw firecrackers at Polish gay pride parade
Warsaw - Polish ultra nationalists threw firecrackers and shouted anti-gay slogans in Warsaw on Saturday as a gay pride parade was underway. The marchers demanded legal rights for same-sex couples, more government involvement in fighting discrimination more
Monsters and Critics.com ( 6/11/2011 5:45:47 AM -08:00 )

Five Things To Do This Weekend
It may be a rainy Pride weekend, but there are plenty of other events on the docket this weekend. By Travis Lowry | Email the author | 9:37am The fourth Annual Gay Pride Parade will happen rain or shine and starts right out front Boston City Hall at more
Patch.com ( 6/11/2011 5:40:09 AM -08:00 )

Ashland to assist gay pride parade
By AP ASHLAND — The Ashland City Council has agreed to co-sponsor a gay pride parade and festival planned for this fall. The city sponsorship means that the group Southern Oregon Pride won't have to pay about $800 in fees to help cover overtime costs more
The Register-Guard ( 6/11/2011 12:52:20 AM -08:00 )

I guess this means Russell Crowe isn't circumcised

Russell Crowe has apologised for his Twitter comment in which he slammed circumcision, calling the practice "barbaric and stupid." The Gladiator star questioned the Old Testament mandate for the practice on Jewish males in his conversation with his own more
Daily News & Analysis ( 6/11/2011 6:45:53 AM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe apologizes for calling circumcision 'barbaric' after actor is
Russell Crowe apologizes for calling circumcision The Australian-born star voiced his thoughts on the topic through his Twitter account Thursday night, quickly embroiling himself in a firestorm as his comments spread Friday morning. "Circumcision is barbaric and stupid," Crowe declared. more
New York Daily News ( 6/11/2011 12:36:18 AM -08:00 )

Actor Russell Crowe apologizes for anti-circumcision Twitter rant
Actor Russell Crowe apologizes for anti-circumcision Twitter rantThe Australian actor deleted the feed in which he ranted against followers who support the ritual act, posting that he 'wasn't intending offense' in his remarks, adding, however, 'I can't apologize for my heartfelt belief'. By Elka Looks Tags: Jewish more
Ha'aretz ( 6/11/2011 12:08:36 AM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe sorry after anti-circumcision tweets
LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Russell Crowe apologised Friday after an apparent anti-circumcision tirade on Twitter, as a Jewish friend he was exchanging tweets with defended him. While the friend said the remarks had been blown out of proportion by more
DAWN.com ( 6/10/2011 11:35:59 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe Says Circumcision Is 'Barbaric'
PTI Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has launched a Twitter rant against circumcision, branding the practice "barbaric and stupid". "Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. Who are you to correct nature? Is it real that GOD requires a donation of foreskin? more
NDTV.com ( 6/10/2011 8:24:11 PM -08:00 )

Roth: Media trying to scare celebs off Twitter
Roth: Media trying to scare celebs off TwitterRussell Crowe was the victim of 'tabloid journalism at its worst' his friend Eli Roth said. Photo / Mark Mitchell Hollywood star Russell Crowe has apologised after an apparent anti-circumcision tirade on Twitter, while a Jewish friend he was exchanging more
New Zealand Herald ( 6/10/2011 6:28:19 PM -08:00 )

Russel Crowe apologizes for anti-circumcision remarks
By JPOST.COM STAFF Actor Russel Crowe apologized Friday for aggressive anti-circumcision comments he posted on Twitter, receiving the support of Jewish film director Eli Roth, AFP reported. Crowe orignially tweeted: "Circumcision is barbaric and stupid more
Jerusalem Post ( 6/10/2011 5:18:56 PM -08:00 )

Crowe snips circumcision tweets
AP From: AP THE growing anti-circumcising lobby in the US seems to have a friend in Russell Crowe. His 140-character tirades were triggered by a tweeted inquiry from the expectant parent of a son who asked, "Do you think I should get him circumstanced? more
Herald Sun ( 6/10/2011 4:07:25 PM -08:00 )

Crowe removes, apologizes for anti-circumcision Tweets
Cast member Russell Crowe arrives for the premiere of the film ''The Next Three Days'' in New York November 9, 2010. LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Russell Crowe went on an anti-circumcision tirade on Twitter late Thursday and early Friday morning, more
Reuters ( 6/10/2011 4:06:19 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe apologises after slamming circumcision in Twitter chat with
Russell Crowe apologises after slamming circumcision in Twitter chat with"I have a deep and abiding love for all people of all nationalities," Crowe Tweeted. Picture: Pellegrini Source: news.com.au Russell Crowe has apologised for his Twitter tirade against circumcision when he called the practice "barbaric and stupid. more
NEWS.com.au ( 6/10/2011 3:18:48 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe apologises for anti-circumcision rant
Russell Crowe has apologised to his Twitter followers for issuing a flurry of anti-circumcision Tweets, some bordering on anti-Semitic, omg.yahoo.com reported. “Wasn't intending offence, certainly wasn't intending to provide fodder for lazy journalists more
Pakistan Daily Times ( 6/10/2011 3:18:31 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe tweets his feelings about circumcision
When will celebrities learn that they should just keep their opinions about cultural practices to themselves. The latest celeb to fall victim to his own nonsense is Australian Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe, of the burly build and the soft voice. more
National Post (blog) ( 6/10/2011 2:01:39 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe Apologizes for 'Insensitive' Tweets About Circumcision
Russell Crowe Apologizes for | AP The Oscar-winning actor lashed out at the practice of male circumcision in a series of comments on his Twitter account on Thursday. In them, he scoffed at the argument that clipping the foreskin serves the cause of hygiene, and declared a newborn more
Fox News ( 6/10/2011 12:56:27 PM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe, Tracy Morgan apologize for controversial rants
Russell Crowe, Tracy Morgan apologize for controversial rantsBy Vicki Hyman/The Star-Ledger JASON MERRITT/GETTY IMAGESRussell Crowe apologizes to fans he may have offended during a diatribe against circumcision. Russell Crowe apologized to his Twitter followers who felt he mocked their religious traditions when more
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com ( 6/10/2011 12:45:08 PM -08:00 )

Eli Roth defends Russell Crowe's circumcision tweets
Russell Crowe is learning that Twitter is not the best place to joke with a friend about religious practices. It all started with a tweet Crowe sent Thursday about his feelings on circumcision, saying the act “is barbaric and more
Washington Post (blog) ( 6/10/2011 11:37:42 AM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe on circumcision tweets: I'm very sorry
After launching into an anti-circumcision discussion on Twitter, Russell Crowe has offered a mea culpa. The Oscar winner found himself in a heated exchange with his followers on Thursday after he tweeted, "Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. more
CNN (blog) ( 6/10/2011 11:17:58 AM -08:00 )

More Penis-Related News, Plus TMI About Russell Crowe's Junk (UPDATED)
The actor pointed out what he believes to be a double standard, saying it is "interesting that female circumcision is widely considered barbaric, while male circumcision is so widely accepted." Crowe clarified that he is not more
The Atlantic ( 6/10/2011 11:11:33 AM -08:00 )

Russell Crowe launches Twitter tirade: Circumcision is 'barbaric'
Russell Crowe launches Twitter tirade: Circumcision is “Circumcision is barbaric and stupid. Who are you to correct nature?” Crowe tweeted on Thursday. “Is it real that God requires a donation of foreskin? Babies are perfect.” Crowe went on the tirade after one of his Twitter followers asked whether he more
Globe and Mail ( 6/10/2011 10:06:04 AM -08:00 )

Circumcision is “immoral” - Crowe
Circumcision is “immoral” - CroweThe 'Gladiator' actor launched a rant on twitter against the practice of cutting off a boy's foreskin – a Jewish religious requirement, a common Muslim practice and a standard procedure on newborns in the US – describing it as “immoral”. more
Independent Online ( 6/10/2011 10:04:27 AM -08:00 )

Crowe sparks circumcision debate
Russell Crowe has sparked a furious debate on Twitter.com after criticizing parents who have their children circumcised. The Gladiator star provoked support and outrage in equal measure when he branded the practice "barbaric and stupid" and "man's more
Toronto Sun ( 6/10/2011 9:58:27 AM -08:00 )

Tony Awards Preview: 5 Things to Know About Sunday's Show

The Tony Awards are always an exciting night, bringing together theater stars past and present, as well as some of Hollywood as well. This year's ceremony should prove similar, and in true Tonys fashion, there are a few extremely close races that are more
CNN (blog) ( 6/11/2011 9:03:25 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris Shows Off His Costumed Kids to David Letterman
If you've ever wondered what Neil Patrick Harris' kids would look like if they were, say, leprechauns, then you've come to the right place. During an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman last night, the How I Met Your Mother star was more more
E! Online (blog) ( 6/10/2011 10:42:21 AM -08:00 )

Photo op! Neil Patrick Harris shows off twins
Giving you the day's top talkers and insights on the world of entertainment, celebrities, and pop culture. Follow Courtney on Twitter @courtneyatmsnbc and on Facebook. We haven't seen much of Neil Patrick Harris' twins Harper and Gideon, more
msnbc.com ( 6/10/2011 9:01:45 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris dresses his kids in funny clothes (video)
Neil Patrick Harris — star of “How I Met Your Mother” and this Sunday's Tony Awards host — has no qualms about dressing up his infant daughter like the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. During an appearance last night on “The Late Show more
Washington Post (blog) ( 6/10/2011 8:45:37 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris dresses his twins so he 'can humiliate and embarrass them
Neil Patrick Harris dresses his twins so he At seven months old, Neil Patrick Harris' twins probably have no idea what their fathers have gotten them into. On Thursday's "Late Show," the actor revealed he and partner David Burtka were making a monthly calendar featuring their more
New York Daily News ( 6/10/2011 8:11:03 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris shows off his leprechauns
Neil Patrick Harris has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman in New York and cooed over his twins, showcasing some family snaps. The How I Met Your Mother actor confessed that his twins love dressing up for holidays and gave a few examples of more
RTE.ie ( 6/10/2011 7:19:12 AM -08:00 )

David Burtka
If Neil Patrick Harris ever wants to take a break from acting, he might just have a shot at a career in photography. The dad of twins Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, 8 months, has taken a liking to setting up adorable – and festive! more
People Magazine ( 6/10/2011 6:38:45 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris shows photos of twins as leprechauns on David Letterman
Neil Patrick Harris shows photos of twins as leprechauns on David LettermanBy Daily Mail Reporter The How I Met Your Mother star showed off the snaps of son Gideon and daughter Harper in the festive costumes during an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. Harris admitted he and partner David Burtka cannot help more
Daily Mail ( 6/10/2011 6:17:43 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris: A Sleep Specialist Helped Our Twins
Are there enough hours in a day for Neil Patrick Harris? The actor juggles a hit sitcom, 'How I Met Your Mother,' a movie career that includes the much-buzzed-about 'Smurfs,' a hosting job with the Tony Awards this Sunday and um, he's got 8-month-old more
Huffington Post ( 6/10/2011 5:50:33 AM -08:00 )

George Hatza: Curtain calls -- Who and what will win Tonys?
Tonight is Broadway's big party as the 65th annual Tony Awards are presented live on CBS at 8. Audience favorite, and no stranger to the Great White Way, Neil Patrick Harris will host. The shows this season that garnered the most nominations were the more
Reading Eagle ( 6/11/2011 8:21:48 PM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris Visits "The View" to Talk Tonys (Video)
Neil Patrick Harris, who will be hosting the 2011 Tony Award for the second time, sat down with the ladies of “The View” to talk about the changes for this year's award show, which airs tonight, June 12, on CBS live from the Beacon Theatre. more
Playbill.com (blog) ( 6/11/2011 8:09:29 PM -08:00 )

65th Annual Tony Awards Presented June 12 at the Beacon Theatre
65th Annual Tony Awards Presented June 12 at the Beacon TheatreJust how many Tonys will those Mormons win, and who will take home the prize for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical? Those questions and many others will be answered at the 65th Annual Tony Awards, which will be more
Playbill.com ( 6/11/2011 8:09:25 PM -08:00 )

Tony Awards Preview: 5 Things to Know About Sunday's Show
Tony Awards Preview: 5 Things to Know About Sunday"The Book of Mormon" leads the nominees for the ceremony, which will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. The 65th annual Tony Awards airs Sunday, live on CBS. Here are five things to know before you watch the show: 1. Neil Patrick Harris returns as host. more
Hollywood Reporter ( 6/11/2011 6:36:46 PM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris: Tony Awards Expected to be Edgy
Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the 65th Annual Tony Awards. Harris expects the 2011 Tony Awards to be somewhat edgy, given that The Book of Mormon holds a prominent place among this year's award nominees. According to The Hollywood Reporter, more
Gather.com ( 6/11/2011 5:25:14 PM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris predicts 'edgy' Tony Awards thanks to 'The Book of Mormon'
On Sunday night, "How I Met Your Mother" star Neil Patrick Harris is set to host the Tony Awards for the second time, but this one could very well be rather different. Why? We really just have to thank "The Book of Mormon" for this. more
Examiner.com ( 6/11/2011 10:23:25 AM -08:00 )

A Little Bit of Neil Patrick Harris Goes a Long Way
A Little Bit of Neil Patrick Harris Goes a Long WayEven if you haven't seen Book of Mormon eight times yet, you might tune into Sunday's Tony Awards for its host, Mr. Neil Patrick Harris. So what can we expect from him? "I haven't rehearsed that much," he admits to the Hollywood Reporter. more
New York Magazine ( 6/11/2011 10:03:30 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris' Twins Need Bodyguards During Playdates With Elton John's Son
Neil Patrick HarrisDavid Burtka poses with twins, Gideon and Harper, whom he shares with partner Neil Patrick Harris. Which superstar child needs a bodyguard to accompany him on playdates? That would be Elton John's son Zachary, whom he shares with husband David Furnish. more
Babble (blog) ( 6/11/2011 8:31:13 AM -08:00 )

Harris expects 'edgiest' Tony Awards
Neil Patrick Harris arrives at the 53rd Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 13, 2011. UPI/Jim Ruymen NEW YORK, June 11 (UPI) -- Host Neil Patrick Harris says the prominent place of "The Book of Mormon" among this year's Tony more
UPI.com ( 6/11/2011 7:46:40 AM -08:00 )

Neil Patrick Harris hosts the Tonys for a second time
Neil Patrick Harris will be hosting the Tonys for the second time this Sunday night. Harris is most popular for his role as Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother. He showed us his musical talent as the lead in Joss Whedon's web-musical Doctor more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 6/11/2011 6:10:03 AM -08:00 )

'Smurfs' star Neil Patrick Harris dresses his twins up as leprechauns – PHOTOS
Star of "Smurfs," and most famously known as Barney in “How I met you Mother,” the charming Neil Patrick Harris couldn't resist showing off his babies dressed up in their holiday outfits, including a very convincing pair of leprechauns. more
Irish Central ( 6/11/2011 6:03:53 AM -08:00 )