The Increasingly Strange Case of Uncle Poodle
In the course of a few short months, Lee Thompson (“Uncle Poodle” to reality TV watchers) has managed to personify a variety of hot button issues among gay men today. He has come out as gay and HIV positive. He has sent an ex-lover to jail and sent nude pictures via Grindr.
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HIV on Reality TV
Have you guys noticed the influx of HIV and AIDS causes being promoted on reality tv? We’re all for it and we love it!
First up, we shine the spotlight on Celebrity Apprentice where we hear that funds raised by Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza will go to the Latino Commission on AIDS; funds raised by Stand-up comic Lisa Lampanelli, a longtime supporter of AIDS Walk New York, will go to the Gay Men’s Health Crisis; and funds raised by Arsenio Hall will go to the Magic Johnson Foundation.
Next, we tune into an office favorite, Project Runway, where Mondo Guerra, POZ’s December 2010 cover, is back for an all-star edition.
And finally, there’s this. A Facebook page dedicated to getting Greg Louganis on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars.
We’re excited by the much needed attention and can’t wait to see this superstars raise awareness, support, and tv ratings.