Andrew Cuomo Cheered at Gay Pride Parade; TSA Forces 95-Year-Old Woman to Remove Adult Diaper


Governor Cuomo was cheered yesterday at the gay pride parade, attended by a half million people. Cuomo said, “I believe New York has sent a message to this nation loud and clear: It is time for marriage equality all across this country. If New York can do it, it’s OK for every other place.” (The law allowing for same-sex marriage takes effect on July 25.) [NYP]

Cops have written 121,241 tickets for moving violations in Brooklyn this year — the most in the city. A majority of tickets were given out to drivers who were talking on cellphones without hands-free devices. [Brooklyn Paper]

The Rent Guidelines Board will vote today to determine the rent increases on rent-regulated apartments. [NY1]

The TSA is standing behind their decision to force a 95-year-old woman who suffers from cancer to remove her adult diaper during a pat-down when she traveled from Florida to Michigan. [Consumerist]

61-year-old retired doctor, Clifford Scheiner, has the honor of owning 350,000 pieces of pornography, which he collects for a “purely academic” purpose. [Pat’s Papers]

A whale knocked a boy unconscious and broke his collarbone when it hit the boy’s boat with his tail. [MSNBC]

Charlie Sheen is now single. [TMZ]