A quick roundup of this week’s gay happenings…
Video of the Week: Comedian Bryan Safi hilariously takes on the controversy over Exodus’ (an ex-gay ministry) iPhone app. Which has since been removed by Apple.
Dan Save and Terry Miller continue their press tour for It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying and Creating a Life Worth Living. ABC News did a profile on Dan Savage, his sex column and the It Gets Better Project. Savage also appeared on The Gayle King Show. And NPR did a amazing 45-minute interview about the book featuring both Dan and Terry. And over in Switzerland, producers are planning a new show based on the It Gets Better Project.
More video from the GLADD Media Awards: Russell Simmons accepts the Excellence in Media Award from presenter Al Sharpton.
Daniel Radcliffe to be honored by The Trevor Project for his unwavering support of the organization. Here he talks with the Associated Press about how humbled he is by the gesture.
Gay Bashing Report: Fifth man arrested for TriBeCa (NYC) gang assault | FBI is investigating Detroit man’s anti-gay attack, after he took his story to YouTube
The Ugandan Parliament has abandoned the Kill the Gays Bill, for now.
Lady Gaga accepts Randy Shilts Visibility Award at 2011 SLDN (Servicemembers Legal Defense Network) Dinner.
A NYC poet has written a book about my future hometown.
Maryland gender identity bill passes through committee 15-8.
Really Fox News!? (Sadly, I’ve come to expect nothing less from them.)
BBC’s popular Christopher Isherwood biopic Christopher and His Kind is set for a U.S. DVD release later this spring. Isherwood was a ground-breaking gay English author. The film showcases Isherwood’s coming-of-age story in thriving “gay Germany” just before Hitler’s Nazi invasion.
Photo of the Week: The 5th Annual Broadway Beauty Pageant was this week and the winner was Mr. Chicago (Michael Cusumano), pictured in the swimsuit competition below. The event benefits the Ali Forney Center in New York, a shelter for homeless GLBT teens. See more photos from the event at BroadwayWorld.com.