September 14, 2014
September 13, 2014
Straight friends Matt McCormick and Travis McIntosh tied the knot in New Zealand in order to win a radio contest.
The contest was sponsored by The Edge radio station. The station was looking for "two best mates who would be prepared to take advantage of New Zealand’s same-sex marriage laws to prove the depths of their ‘bromance.’"
"The point of this competition is that men marrying each other is still something they think is worth having a laugh at,’ said gay-rights activist Joseph Habgood. "Maybe on the day that statistics around mental health for LGBTI (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex) people are better, when high schools are safe places for LGBTI youth, we can look back on all this and laugh -- but competitions like this don't bring that day any closer."
Matt and Travis said there was no intent to offend anyone with the stunt.
"We are not here to insult anyone," McIntosh said. "We are here to do our own thing and travel our own path… It's just seeing how far two good mates would go to win a trip to the Rugby World Cup."
All that's left is to consummate the union. Hope they bought lots of lube!
Marriage of two straight men for radio competition angers gay rights group
September 12, 2014
Barbra Streisand is known for her amazing voice. And her son, Jason Gould, has obviously inherited her golden vocal chords. The two recently recorded "How Deep Is the Ocean" for her upcoming album Partners.