The New York Times reports that the median audience age of the Tonight show, now starring Conan O’Brien, has gone down from 55 to 45. I guess the crazy red head’s antics are just a little too wild for older views, unless you’re gay like me. Although I think O’Brien is hilarious, I have to admit Jay Leno tickles my fancy just a little bit more. You heard me! Happily, they are both gay friendly, with Jay having the edge in the articulate department.
Even with President Obama in charge of an economy devastated by former President George W. Bush, the United States’ financial situation continues to faulter, even taking its toll on the gay community. The bi-weekly gay newspaper the New York Blade has suspended publication and laid off its editor in chief reports the New York Times. coincides with the selling of HX Magazine, the gay bar weekly HX Media also owned, to undisclosed buyers.
365gay News reports that an Ontario professor has developed an experimental HIV vaccine that may be soon brought state-side for human testing. Dr. Chil-Yong Kang, a University of Western Ontario professor, developed the vaccine, called SAV001-H . Sumagen Canada Inc, who supports the professor, says that the vaccine has been tested on animals without any identified adverse effects or safety risks. The makers of the vaccine are waiting for approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration before they can begin testing the vaccine on humans. Seventy countries around the world have already patented the vaccine. Read the full CTV story here.
Barry served four terms as mayor and is currently serving as a D.C. council member. Despite being black, the man lacks empathy for other minorities. He has publicly spoken against same-sex marriage in Washington, D.C. and called himself a “moral leader” earlier in the year at an anti-marriage equality protest in the nation’s capital. This is not the first time Barry has been in trouble with the law. During his third term as mayor, Barry was videotaped smoking crack in a hotel room in 1990 with a prostitute during an FBI sting and is currently on probation in a federal tax evasion case. Read the full ABC News story here.
Oscar winning gay writer Dustin Lance Black photo
Gay actor Chad Allen getting a dance lesson on Show and Tell web show
In the first video of the series, Hairspray’s Marissa Jaret Winokur tries her hand at the waltz. Check it out here: