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LGBT news roundup 02.08.12

Editor's Pick: 

 Sex Sells, Gay or Straight - a look at Toyota's Superbowl Ad

Huffington Post

 

Britain: No Pardon in 1952 Case involving mathematician Alan Turing convicted on charges of homosexuality. 

 

The New York Times


 

After a controversy in The Jewish Press over an op-ed by a gay man, pop singer Sir Ari Gold, who grew up Orthodox, rips intolerance in the Orthodox community.

The Daily Beast


In Video, Al Sharpton Shows Support for Gay Marriage

The New York Times

 

St. Petersburg Approves 'Gay Promotion' Fines: Russian City's LGBT Bill Draws Protests (video)

Huffington Post

 

Should Obama Have His Own Plan B? By authors David Brooks and Gail Collins, talking between columns on NYT.com

The New York Times

 

Feldman: Gay-Marriage Ruling May Backfire

Bloomberg

 

Poster couple for gay marriage in California are getting divorced

New York Daily News

 

Washington state House poised to pass gay marriage bill

Reuters

 

Ellen DeGeneres Addresses Anti-Gay ‘One Million Moms’ Group

Time

 

Victim in anti-gay video beating from Atlanta speaks out 

CNN

 

Ugandan gay rights activists have condemned the reintroduction of a bill in parliament that calls for the death penalty for certain homosexual acts.

The Telegraph

 

Gay Marriage Supporters in WeHo Cheer Ruling on Prop. 8

West Hollywood Patch


Tory MPs demand Ken Livingstone apology over gay gaffe

The Independent

 

A writing competition based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma which banned gay romance stories for reportedly being “just too much” has been cancelled.

Pink News


Bill O'Reilly Denounces Prop. 8 Ruling As 'Judicial Activism' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post

 

Prop 8 Decision: Martin O'Malley Says He Hopes Ruling Will Help Maryland Gay Marriage Push

Huffington Post

 

Prop 8 Unconstitutional: Rosie O'Donnell, Harvey Fierstein, Celebrities And Media Figures Sound Off

Huffington Post

 

Students support gay community against Westboro Baptists

FHCToday.com

 

Myth: ‘Gays make more money than non-gays,' an opinion piece by Jonathan Capehart

The Washington Post

 

A documentary film that promotes the actions of gay-rights activists across the country will get two premiere screenings in Charlotte.

Charlotte Observer

 

Gay church in Australia dubbed a 'cult' after schism

The Age

 

’Mr. Gay Namibia’ Attacked After Winning Title

EdgeOnTheNet

 

Anoka schools fire back over gay bullying story in Rolling Stone

TwinCities.com

 

Labor unions back West Virgina gay and lesbian protections from discrimination in workplace, housing

The Republic

 

Top Miami-area mayors to lunch Thursday with gay activists, business people

Gay South Florida

 

Azerbaijan Is Eager to Host Eurovision—but Not Any of Its Gay Fans

The Atlantic

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Chinese court orders clinic to compensate gay man subjected to electric shock therapy
Daily Roundup
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