Thursday, December 13, 2012

International Gay News Headlines (T25T-3)

Sydney is proud to be one of the drag queen capitals of the world, but our fierce frocked divas realise they don't count everyone as fans.
"I've got a phobia of heights. Yet somehow I found myself skydiving on the weekend."
Newly-single Darren is happy to find himself living next door to a seemingly perfect married gay couple â€" until he begins to suspect one of them is having an affair.

France slated to open first gay mosque - JPost - International
Jerusalem Post
Muhammad Ludovic Lütfi Zahed, a gay French-Algerian man, is slated to open the first gay mosque at the end of November. The Turkish daily newspaper Hurriyet first reported last week on the plan to establish the mosque. Zahed told the Turkish paper, ...

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ABC News

Challenging Justice Antonin Scalia, Hosie '16 brings international attention ...
The Daily Princetonian
San Francisco native Duncan Hosie '16 has garnered international recognition for challenging Justice Scalia's postion on gay rights. In the span of less than a day, Duncan Hosie '16 â€" a San Francisco native interested in constitutional law â€" has ...
Antonin Scalia blocks the aisle against gay marriage â€" Opinion â€" Bangor ...Bangor Daily News
Mexico's high court protects gay marriage rights » peoplesworldPeople's World
Whether Scalia Likes It or NotThe American Prospect
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Newstalk ZB

UK proposes gay marriage in civil ceremony - International News - Keep up with ...
Newstalk ZB
Miller said the Church of England and Church in Wales had made clear their opposition to offering same-sex ceremonies, so the government would "explicitly state" it will be illegal for those churches to offer gay marriage. While Roman Catholics had ...
Britain to propose allowing same-sex weddings in churchesThe Catholic Register
Will the courts force religious institutions to conduct gay marriages?
World: British PM backs marriage; HIV+ teacher charged - 27 - Gay Lesbian Bi ...Windy City Times -KOKH FOX25
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The defence for the two men accused of murdering gay Wellington man Phillip Cottrell is not calling any witnesses, and the jury will retire early next week.
Wellingtonâ??s Out in the Square will be part of a full weekend of events, which will include a massive after party, a pool party and a film screening.
Tennis players of all abilities, gender identities and sexualities are invited to participate in the inaugural Hot Shots Tennis Tournament in Wellington on the 26th and 27th of January.
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A Republican Senator who cast the key vote to legalise marriage equality in the state of New York has conceded that he has lost his re-election bid, and will not be returning to the Senate.
After coming out in support of equal marriage on Tuesday, the Mayor of Atlanta has reiterated his support, and given his reasons for changing his stance, saying that "gay and lesbian couples deserve the same protection" as straight couples.
African online newspapers picked up a spoof story about Mike Tyson undergoing gender reassignment surgery, which was published on a satirical UK website at the end of November.
An Illinois state representative and a state senator have said they will seek legislative approval of same-sex marriage in the state in three weeks.
A San Francisco Episcopal minister has launched what’s been described as a new “Gay Bible”.
In his video for the Out4Marriage campaign, the actor Simon Callow says that as a tax payer, he must have the same rights and privileges as anyone else to marry.
A court has heard a former Kent policeman told his wife she "couldn't compare" to his gay partner months before he stabbed her to death.
A legal case brought by gay porn producers Bel Ami against the gay cruise company RSVP has been dismissed by a judge in a Los Angeles federal court.
New research published in the Quarterly Review of Biology suggests genetics which make a person more likely to be gay are passed from fathers to daughters or mothers to sons
The FBI has said that while hate crimes overall are declining in the USA, anti-gay hate crime are on the rise.
A claim that same-sex marriage in Scotland could lead to "sexual chaos" has been branded offensive by independent MSP John Finnie.
The BBC has published a two year review, which looks at the way audiences and experts perceive the portrayal lesbian, gay and bisexual people in UK programming.
The trial of a New York fire fighter accused of attacking his transgender ex-partner in a hotel room is drawing to a close.
Peter Tatchell has welcomed the House of Lords’ decision to pass an amendment to remove the word "insulting" from Section 5 of the Public Order Act â€" which in the past has been used by lawyers to prosecute homophobic religious preachers and gay rights activists alike.
While the Reform and Liberal Judaism movements have welcomed the government’s plans to allow gay couples to marry in synagogues, the Masorti movement has not joined the orthodox United Synagogue and the Chief Rabbi in opposing the moves.
The European Parliament today adopted two resolutions calling on Russia and Ukraine to abandon their LGBT censorship plans.
Liverpool-born actress and campaigner April Ashley is being honoured with an MBE today for services to transgender equality.
Lib Dem MP Alistair Carmichael, who is the party’s Chief Whip in the House of Commons, says the decision to offer a free vote on marriage equality for his MPs is based on Labour and the Conservatives doing the same.
The University of Iowa has announced that it is adding an optional question on sexuality, and a trans option under gender, to its undergraduate application forms.

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