· Disco diva Gloria Gaynor wants the many gays who idolized "I Will Survive" to now follow her lead and idolize Jesus Christ. Gaynor refused to say whether or not she thought homosexuality was a sin, only telling the BBC, "I want to lead them to Him, I want to lead them to Christ, simply, and whatever He has for them.'
· A new definition of "hyposcrisy". Tony Perkins at the right-wing Family Research Council blames Sen. David Vitter's prostitution scandal on gay rights, "homosexual newspapers, pornographer Larry Flynt and others who despise pro-family values are using Louisiana Senator David Vitter's admission that he hired an escort service and committed a "serious sin" as an opportunity to say that those who advocate for traditional moral values are hypocrites."
· Portland, Oregon: Police say 64-year-old real investor Gary Joseph Sparks embezzled $400,000 from clients and "burned through that money in less than four months by spending it on a male prostitute with whom he hoped to build a long-term relationship." Sparks is accused of taking the 23-year-old rentoy on extravagant shopping sprees—including spending $72,000 on a Mercedes convertible, $9,000 on a Rolex watch and $41,000 for a one-year lease on a West Hollywood apartment.
· The Washington Post favorably reviews Dark Reflections, the new novel by black gay writer Samnuel R. Delany. The protagonist is "Arnold Hawley is a black, gay poet who lives in Manhattan's East Village. Dark Reflections is a sort of love letter to that part of town, when it sheltered the homeless and the hustler in a way it no longer does." The reviewer describes Delany's novel as a "mainly tender, a loving rendition of a place that gentrification has all but obliterated, a spot-on portrait of the East Village artist as a gay black geek."
· In the largest ever settlement reported in the Catholic's church growing sex-abuse scandal, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has agree to pay more than 100 victims about $1 million each in a a $660 million settlement.