Kiss-in seeks domestic partner benefits for U of H

Pucker up!

Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday, while some battle the supermarket crowds for chocolate and champagne and others battle  that soul-sucking feeling that they will be alone forever, students at the University of Houston will be battling for equal benefits for LGBT employees.

“Our LGBT faculty and staff at the University of Houston are not given the same benefits as their heterosexual counterparts,” says James Lee, one of the student organizers. “This rally is an issue campaign to let administration know we care about our professors, directors and advisers and we think they all deserve to be treated equally.”

Lee explains that the event is not just for same-sex couples, the organizers want opposite-sex couples to participate to help demonstrate that straight and LGBT relationships are the same.  Got no one to kiss? No problem, says Lee, “We will have rally signs and other goodies you can show support with.”

The smooch-fest kicks off at 12:30 pm in Butler Plaza (in front of the MD Anderson Library).

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Anderson Cooper Isn’t Terribly Impressed With Nir Rosen’s Lara Logan Apology

Anderson Cooper knows a little something about getting roughed up in Egypt when you're just trying to do your job, so perhaps he, more than anyone, has a special place in his heart for CBS News' Lara Logan, whose attack went much further into the sexual assault category. Which is why he has no sympathy for Nir Rosen, the NYU journalism fellow who resigned his post after tweeting things like "Lara Logan had to outdo Anderson. Where was her buddy McCrystal," and kept him honest or whatever last night. Rightly, Rosen refers to himself as a "jerk" for his remarks. NOT GOOD ENOUGH FOR ANDY!!


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Watch: Preview Of Anderson Cooper’s Interview With Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga sits down with Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes this Sunday, and CBS News hopes to wet people’s appetite by offering a short preview.

Watch as Gaga discusses who can called her real name, “Stefani,” and when, AFTER THE JUMP


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Pee-Wee Herman And Anderson Cooper Guest Star In SNL’s Digital Short

Joe. My. God.

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Anderson Cooper mocks self proclaimed Anti-Gay Prophet

Go get her, Anderson.

Anderson Cooper was clearly unimpressed with Cindy Jacobs, the woman who has gained attention in recent days for her declaration that the repeal of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law is the cause of the death of thousands of birds in Arkansas, because he mocked her in his nightly “RidicuList” segment on Tuesday.

After summarizing Jacobs’ views, Cooper said, “Not following the logic there? Maybe that’s because, unlike Cindy Jacobs, you’re not a self-proclaimed, quote, unquote, ‘respected prophet.’”

He then played a video of Jacobs, who said that the bird deaths “could be because we have said it’s okay for people who commit these kinds of acts to be recognized in our military for the first time in our history.”


Anderson went on to describe how the self proclaimed prophet said that “nature will begin to talk to us when God is unhappy with current events,” and then he said he hoped that it would be more like the movie, “Babe.”

Does the good prophet have an explanation why the birds didn’t start dying when all our allies successfully integrated gay troops years ago?




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Watch: Ringing in 2011 with Anderson Cooper, Kathy Griffin, Snooki, Andy Cohen, and Key West Drag Queen Sushi

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Happy 2011 everyone!

If you spent last night away from a television set, here are clips of CNN's celebration with Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin, MTV's Snooki drop at the Jersey Shore, Bravo's Wig Drop with Andy Cohen, Kim Zolciak, and a bunch of drunk housewives, and Key West's drag queen Sushi.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP

Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin clips:







MTV's Snooki drop:

Andy Cohen and Bravo ring in the 2011 with some kissing and Kim Zolciak:



Key West's shoe drop with drag queen Sushi.


 



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Nene Leakes At Last Meets Her Boo Anderson Cooper, And Of Course They Discuss Lady Gaga

As Andy Cohen waved in (with his entire upper body, as he's known to do) a fight-night test run of a nightly version of Watch What Happens Live, he brought together Anderson Cooper and The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Nene Leakes — BFFs who've never met! Until last night, where the flirting (between Anderson and Nene, Andy and Anderson, Andy and Nene) was outrageous.

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Anderson Cooper blasts Arkansas School Board Member Clint McCance

Anderson Cooper wants us to know the face and name of Clint McCance — and he blasted him. Anderson is becoming quite the activist. He wants McCance to come on his show, but that won’t happen. McCance is a tough guy on Facebook, wishing death on young gay kids. But, he couldn’t stand up to AC. This is definitely worth a watch:

Via The Advocate.




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Anderson Cooper and Lady Gaga Kick Back A Few In London

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Anderson Cooper is in England interviewing Lady Gaga for 60 Minutes about her upcoming album "Born This Way." He tweeted this pic of the two wearing their best London pubwear. 


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Watch: Anderson Cooper is a Bunny Slave to Bonobo Apes

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Turns out Anderson Cooper was completely sincere about that photo he tweeted yesterday of himself in a bunny suit, with the explanation "the apes asked me to dress as a rabbit."

This is one glass wall away from getting really, really kinky.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP



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