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Quickies: Thursday, August 4 2011

Roseanne Barr says she'd like to be on Dancing With The Stars.

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> Roseanne Barr says she'd like to be on Dancing With The Stars.

> The policymaking body of the American Psychological Association unanimously approved a resolution backing gay marriage. A spokesperson for the APA said, "Now as the country has really begun to have experience with gay marriage, our position is much clearer and more straightforward -- that marriage equity is the policy that the country should be moving toward."

> Bret Easton Ellis has written a script for a new indie film called Bait which is about a group of students "trapped in shark-infested waters by a lunatic."

> In "we just puked up our breakfast" news: The city council of Sau Paulo, Brazil, has passed legislation which would make the third Sunday of each December "Heterosexual Pride Day." The bill was proposed by conservative council members who say the move is "not anti-gay but a protest against the privileges the gay community enjoys." The bill must be signed by the city's mayor for it to go into effect, and he has not stated whether or not he will sign.

> Rudolf Brazda, the last surviving member of the "Pink Triangles," a group of gay men who were rounded up and sent to concentration camps by the Nazis, has died at the age of 98.
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