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Gay USA News & Reports 2010 May-Aug

1 Gay Couples Challenge Defense Of Marriage Act 5/10 2 Undocumented gay immigrants speak out 5/10 3 A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy 5/10 4 U.S. Episcopal Church consecrates lesbian bishop 5/10 5 Gay immigrants savor freedom 5/10 6 Harvey Milk Honored by LGBTQ Community 5/10 7 Huge news: U.S. House votes to repeal "Don’t Ask, Don’t… Read more »

Gay Canada News & Reports 2010-11

1 Gay Muslim scholar tries to shift attitudes through research, education 1/10 2 ‘I’m a pariah’ says Muslim scholar who is gay 01/10 3 Iranian railroad assists queers acclimatize to Toronto 12/10 4 Gay love on the rez 1/11 4a Gay immigrants rejected by gays and straights 3/11 5 PFLAG reaches out to gay youth… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2010 Jan-Apr

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 US HIV travel ban lifted today 01/01 2 54 Gay Couples Marry On 1st Day Of New Hampshire Law 01/10 3 New Jersey Senate… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2009 Nov-Dec

1 Maine voters overturn state’s new same-sex marria1ge law 11/09 2 Washington voters approve expanded gay rights 11/09 3 Mormon Support of Gay Rights Statute Draws Praise 11/09 4 A Sapphic Victory, but Pyrrhic 11/09 4a Help for Gay Caregivers Who Look After Elderly 12/09 5 World’s Largest AIDS Conference to Finally Return to the… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2009 Sep-Oct

1 Gay marriage now legal in Vermont 9/09 2 How Fierce Is Your Light? 9/09 3 Marriage Equality and Sept 11: The Connection You Might Have Missed 9/09 4 Unbelievable: As a Lesbian Mother, I Have to Pay More For Health Care 9/09 5 Top Scientists Get to the Bottom of Gay Male Sex Role… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2009 Jun-Aug

1 U.S. grants asylum to gay Cuban: HIV immigrant ban stalled approval 6/09 2 President hails gay pride month 6/09 3 Nevada overrides governor’s veto to provide domestic partnerships 6/09 4 Nevada Lawmakers Approve Gay Partner Bill 6/09 5 Harvard to Endow Chair in LGBT Studies 6/09 6 New Hampshire Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage 6/09 7… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2009 Apr-May

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 Iowa marriage no longer limited to one man, one woman 4/09 2 Gay Rights Groups Celebrate Victories in Marriage Push 4/09 3 Faith Groups… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2009 Jan-Mar

1 Portland becomes largest US city to have gay mayor 1/09 2 111th U. S. Congress convenes with new gay member 1/09 3 2 charged in Seattle with gay immigration fraud 1/09 4 Obama press secretary pledges end to ban on gays in the military 1/09 5 Gay Bishop Invited To Prayer At Obama Inauguration… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2008 Aug-Dec

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 H.I.V. Study Finds Rate 40% Higher Than Estimated 8/08 1a U.S. grants asylum in Indonesian transgender case 8/08 2 Former prisoner gets legal backing… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2008 Jun-Jul

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 Texas gay couples heading to California for licensed marriages 6/08 2 Gay basketball hero to be Olympic ambassador 6/08 3 New Hampshire’s ‘turbulent priest’… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2008 Jan-May

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 New Hampshire Gay Couples Civil Unionized 1/08 2 Task Force Action Fund Hails Passage of NJ Bill 1/08 3 US gets first black lesbian… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2007 Nov-Dec

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 Gay teenagers are homecoming couple 11/07 2 Study: Same-Sex Couples Becoming More Visible In All Parts Of Country 11/07 3 CBS to make news… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2007 Aug-Oct

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 US Democratic Candidates in gay rights spotlight 8/07 2 Democratic presidential candidates address gay rights in TV forum 8/07 3 Lutheran congregation keeps gay… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2007 Jun-Jul

New book 2007: Gay Travels in the Muslim World, Edited by Michael Luongo (ch. 10 by GlobalGayz owner Richard Ammon) See books reviews: Gay City News and Philadelphia Gay News 1 Psychologists to revisit gay topics 6/07 2 CDC turns to web to rally gay men against HIV 6/07 3 Gay Inmates to Be Granted… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2007 Jan-May

1 Golden State rings in rainbow of laws in 2007 1/07 2 Original Stonewall Inn saved by gay developers 1/07 3 Bills would give state recognition to gay unions 1/07 4 Chung: A new year: Vietnamese and openly gay 2/07 5 Civil unions available in NJ to gay couples starting Monday 2/07 6 Could a… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2006 Aug-Dec

Important October 2006 documentary film about sexual abuse by priests in USA: Deliver Us From Evil Gay Games 2006 souvenir store: http://gallery.gaygameschicago.org/ 1 Gay Games Stretches Strength with Sydney Mardi Gras 8/06 2 Gay Games Attendance Exceeds Expectations 8/06 3 Gay M.B.A. Students Make Strides on Wall Street 8/06 4 USA military discharges 726 personnel… Read more »

Gay USA News & Reports 2006 Jan-Jul

Important October 2006 documentary film about sexual abuse by priests in USA: Deliver Us From Evil Gay Games 2006 souvenir store: http://gallery.gaygameschicago.org/ 1 Gay soldier discharged after homophobic attack on him 1/06 2 Smith College Gay professor forced out in 1960, then exonerated, dies at 87 2/06    (See documentary film on the ‘scandal’ at… Read more »

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 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 »

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 »