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Gay USA News & Reports 2005 Jan-Dec

1 Maine Governor signs legislation that protects gays and lesbians 3/05 2 Oregon Supreme Court nullifies 3,000 gay marriage licenses 4/05 3 Connecticut Approves Civil Unions for Gays 4/05 4 Navajo Council outlaws same-sex marriage4/05 5 Gay and not so proud 5/05 6 Surrogate Mothers’ New Niche: Bearing Babies for Gay Couples 5/05 7 Native… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2004 Jul-Dec

1 Ex-Cop Charged in Missouri Student Slaying 7/04 2 Senate Vote Blocks Effort to Ban Gay 7/04 3 American Psychologists to endorse gay marriage 7/04 4 Randy Is Just Dandy – or Is He? ‘Cured’ of homosexuality… 7/04 5 The Honorable Barney Frank’s Speech Before the DNC 7/04 6 New Jersey Governor plans to leave… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2004 Jan-Jun

1 Same Sex Marriages Win Major Victory In Massachusetts 2/04 2 Reaction varies to Mass. Supreme Court gay marriage decision 2/04 3 State by state, barrier against gay unions grows 2/04 4 Gay Couples Marry in Massachusetts 5/04 5 Gay marriage story drew headlines worldwide 5/04 Associated Press http://www.ktvu.com/news/2817433/detail.html February 4, 2004 1 Same Sex… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2003 Jul-Dec

1 U.S. Gays Who Marry in Canada Face Hurdles 6/03 2 Niche Market Gay tourists fly and drop coin like there’s no tomorrow 6/03 3 Supreme Court’s overturns Texas sodomy law 6/03 4 First recorded sodomy prosecution in American history 7/03 5 Opposition to Gay Marriage Is Declining 7/03 6 Episcopalians OK first openly gay… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2003 Jan-Jun

1 Obituary: Photographer Herb Ritts–‘A psychologist, a playmate, a persuader’ 1/03 2 Pointing Gay Immigrants To Grounds for Asylum1/02 3 Call for help from gay US troops surge 3/07 4 Obituary: C.A. Tripp, who wrote influential book on homosexuality, dies at 83 5/22 5 A Nomadic Visionary: Marsden Hartley 6/08 6 Supreme Court Strikes Down… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2002 Jul-Dec

1 Interview: Stereotypes of homosexuals 8/22 2 Passionately Jewish and gay 8/26 3 Law grants inheritance to domestic partners 9/12 4 Psychiatrist’s Group Supports Gay Adoption Rights 5 Olympian Greg Louganis Shares His ‘Coming Out’ Story 10/11 6 ‘Why not love and marriage?’ 10/10 7 Beyond Appearances: The Ambiguities of Sexuality10/30 8 PrideFest goes international;… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2002 Jan-Jun

1 Winter Olympics First To Welcome Gays 1/02 2 Latino gays are finding life a little easier (in Southern California) 2/02 3 Rabbis in the Middle On Homosexual Issues – Debate Ordination of Gays 2/02 4 Wedding bells for Adam & Steve-what is "created equal" ? 5 Mormon Family Values Include Gay Son 2/02 6… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2003-05

1 Canadian cabinet approves national policy for marriage to gay couples 6/03 2 Let gays marry now, court says 6/03 3 Toronto Sees Pink Gold In Gay Weddings As Americans Look North 6/03 4 Fifty-four Newlyweds lead Toronto’s Pride Parade 6/03 5 Canada gives gays hope for change 6/03 6 Toronto–North America’s gay-pride capital 6/03… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2006

1 First Canadian Gay Library at University of Western Ontario 2/06 2 Swimming Olympian Tewksbury reveals his struggles being gay in new book 4/06 3 Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers to tie the knot 5/06 4 An Iranian Gay Activist’s-Arsham Parsi-Moving Plea 6/06 4a Iran’s Gay Refugees Find a Safe Haven in Canada 5 Fearless… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2007

1 Canadian boy has two mommies – and a dad 1/07 2 The Canadian Press: Vancouver Gay Bookstore Loses Supreme Court Appeal 1/07 3 Siksay claims victory on Canadian recognition of gay and lesbian marriages 1/07 4 Gay refugee claimant fights deportation order 2/07 5 Queers left in shadows at Toronto gay conference on Iran… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2009

1 Activist’s ‘railroad’ helps gay Iranians 1/09 2 Following the Queer Railroad to Canada 2/09 3 Minister backs refugee status for gay Iranians 2/09 4 Future of gay rights rests with youth 3/09 5 Vancouverite launches Q Hall of Fame 9/09 6 Exploring Toronto 9/09 7 Toronto to host World Pride 2014 10/09 8 HIV… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2008

1 Legal limbo for Canada’s gay refugees 2/08 2 "Ex-gay" adverts forced off the air in Canada 3/08 3 Canadian Study Finds Sexual Orientation Affects Healthcare Use 3/08 3a Last refugee bid refused to gay Malaysian 3/08 4 Gay Sikhs: ‘You’re not alone’ 4/08 5 Jamaica boycott called off 5/08 6 Halifax gay-friendly destination 6/08… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2000-02

Note: some of these stories focus on the historic debate about legitimizing gay marriage in Canada. The debate virtually ended on June 17, 2003 when the Canadian cabinet approved national policy for marriage to gay and lesbian couples. See #0 below. 0 Canadian cabinet approves national policy for marriage to gay couples 6/03 1 Government… Read more »