Colin Coward — a 65-year-old former vicar at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Wiltshire, England — will marry his 25-year-old Nigerian boyfriend Bobby Ikekhuame Egbele, a fashion designer and model, in a civil partnership later this year. Of course we all know it's just a sham ceremony so Bobby can get his citizenship papers. You know how those homosexuals are always exploiting marriage laws for immigration purposes. Following the ceremony, they're planning a service at, yep, the St. John the Baptist church. I don't really understand how they're going to get away with it, but hey, I'm game if there's wafers.
We want to promote the concept of tolerance in the world. But we don't want to achieve the opposite by behaving imprudently. It is smarter to advance step-by- step and sensitively. I think it is important that we live by our own standards of tolerance and that we do not adopt sometimes less tolerant standards as our own. … My motto is: do what you like if it does not hurt anyone else.
—Guido Westerwelle, Germany's foreign minister and vice chancellor, explaining why he won't travel with his partner Michael Mronz to some of the world's 75 countries that persecute gays; he's already visited Yemen and Saudi Arabia without Mronz, but took him to China.
Meet Jarod McIntosh. He's being discharged from the Navy because he accidentally brought his camera-equipped cell phone into a submarine, which is a restricted area. Yes, that was a dumb move. But even dumber is what happened afterward.