New York Giant Michael Strahan's estranged wife now says perhaps she went too far in hinting that her husband and Dr. Ian Smith are on the down low. Smith and Strahan appear on Wendy Williams to deny the charges. Later, Strahan dodges reporters by going to Crunch, jogging down Christopher Street and dining at Pastis. Strahan confirms his heterosexuality by saying that he is dating Eva Pigford.
· Albany: Assemblyman Ruben Diaz, Jr. has introduced a bill that would nullify gay panic defenses in criminal trials, similar to the California proposal. The Bronx Democrat is the son of Ruben Diaz Sr., the state senator and Pentecostal minister who has repeatedly clashed with the LGBT community. (Thanks Bernie and Andres!)
· Attempting to avoid a split in the worldwide Anglican communion, Episcopalians flip-flop on gay bishops. The new resolution asks for restraint on electing more openly gay bishops and neither conservatives nor liberals are pleased. African bishops applaud the move.