Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Gay USA: April 5-11

(Via Free Speech TV)

The hopes of bi-national same-sex couples are dashed by the Department of Homeland Security. In Washington State, out-of-state same-sex marriages will be recognized as domestic partnerships, but Colorado kills a civil union bill. Some same-sex married couples are refusing to lie about their marital status on their federal tax returns. For more information, go to: http://refusetolie.org/. House Republicans try to attack Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell repeal. An out lesbian is nominated to the high court of Massachusetts and another one is nominated by President Obama to serve on a federal court. An anti-gay top cop costs New York City two million in damages—and he is still on the job. A gay corrections officer in Mississippi is reinstated with the help of the ACLU.  A new book on Malcolm X delves more deeply into a relationship he had with a man, while in India, a book hinting at Gandhi’s crush on a man gets it banned in some states. The US Department of Health and Human Services steps up its attention to LGBT health issues. You can read the report at http://www.iom.edu/Reports/2011/The-Health-of-Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-and-T.... Dan Savage has a best-selling book and is getting a show on MTV. We will review “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying” with Daniel Radcliffe and “The Book of Mormon” on Broadway.

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