NSuck, you’re an idiot. Did you even read Brendan’s post? There is a pronounced level of sarcasm (i.e. “In case you missed the dayÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s really big story”). He’s not pandering to anything. Just because Brendan is generally a proponent of the “gay agenda”, does not mean that his every mentioning of homosexuality qualifies as pandering thereto. This is especially true where, as here, a post sarcastically calls the coming out of “a culturally irrelevant, back-up singer for a washed-up boy band” REALLY big news.
As a sidenote, I will raise another issue. As is made clear by the media prominence of Lance Bass’ coming out story, the entertainment industry has a serious preoccupation with celebrities’ sexual orientations and with homosexuals in general(seriously, you can’t watch a TLC show anymore without a gay host. It’s like a prerequisite or something!) I wouldn’t put it past an attention-starved celebrity to claim homosexuality simply to get his/her name back in the press. In fact, I wouldn’t be at all surprised to find out that, 15 years from now, Lance Bass is happily married with kids. I’m not saying that I disbelieve him, necessarily, but I will say that whenever I read about a celebrity’s supposed “coming out”, I’m a skeptic.