If you hadn't heard, Donald Trump's sizable ego has convinced him that running for president may be a good idea. The New York-based developer and reality show host was recently in Iowa and was asked his thoughts on gay marriage (not a fan), but then was asked if he supported equal benefits for gay couples, such as civil unions (first unsure, he then told the Des Moines Register, "as of this moment, I would say no and no" to gay marriage and civil benefits). A gay boycott of Trump is now being floated by NY-based activist Allen Roskoff, reports the New York Daily News. Roskoff calls Trump an "extreme bigot" who's appealing to the far right; he suggests a boycott of "Celebrity Apprentice" and all its advertisers. But what about his properties--can we expect torches and pitchforks there? Over in California, though Trump failed to take control of 10000 Santa Monica Boulevard, he owns a golf course in Rancho Palos Verdes, adjacent to a public park he also manages (and there are plenty of weddings underway at that site, ahem). There are also homes that he wants to build near the Trump golf course. Anyway, we can think of worse places than an oceanside golf course for a protest.
· Trump's Marriage Stance Offends Gay Activist [NYDN]
· Inside Donald's Rancho Palos Verdes' Mediterranean [Curbed LA]