· Janelle Monáe's The ArchAndroid drops. ArjanWrites: "[It's] a culmination of hard work, her deep love for music and uncompromising ambition to bring enlightenment to the pop charts. The ArchAndroid is equally provoking, stirring and inspiring. This record will move you—it will make you think, it will make you dance."
· Critics: Is Monáe "suited"
for mainstream success?
· GQ sells 365 copies of its first iPad edition.
· Facebook: Draft Laura Bush for Dallas Pride.
· Daniel Radcliffe wants Cristiano Ronaldo's abs.
· Gay City News profiles Emanuel Xavier: "One of the most influential players in the spoken word genre and Neo-Nuyorican poetry movement. On June 20, as a testament to Xavier’s continuing influence in the LGBT Latino/a community, El Museo del Barrio will be presenting its first-ever New York City Gay Pride celebration event, "The Legendary Project," a modern dance performance based on Xavier’s spoken word/music collaboration."
· Alicia Banks on Polanski: "Bold. Serial. Pedophile. Rapist."
· Mysterious Skin director Gregg Araki premieres new sexual awakening film Kaboom in Cannes.
· Report: BlackBerry to launch 8.9 inch tablet this year. "There are some big differences between BlackBerry’s tablet, the iPad and the now-confirmed Google tablet—most notably a lack of cellular networking. Instead, the device will utilize your existing BlackBerry’s connection, communicating with the device via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth."
· Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center joins growing economic boycott of Arizona: "The center will prohibit staff travel to Arizona for conferences or other professional activities and will take steps to end all relationships with businesses headquartered in Arizona."