Daily Archives: February 9, 2014

50 Year Ago – The Beatles

I watched the Beatles special, marking the 50th anniversary of their appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, that was broadcast on CBS TV here in America. It was an enjoyable romp through their hits and history and it took me … Continue reading

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Mizzou’s Michael Sam says he’s gay – ESPN

Big gay sports news here in the US today… Michael Sam, an All-American defensive lineman from Missouri and the Associated Press’ SEC Defensive Player of the Year, said that he is gay in an interview with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Sunday. … Continue reading

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Out Dutch Snowboarder Cheryl Maas Makes Gay Rights Statement on Sochi Slope: VIDEO| Gay News | Towleroad

Towleroad reports on the alleged pro-gay gesture of displaying her rainbow and Unicorn decorated glove to the camera. She either gay or a fan of My Little Pony or both like me. 😀  Dutch snowboarder Cheryl Maas, who is one of … Continue reading

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Wielding Whip and a Hard New Law, Nigeria Tries to ‘Sanitize’ Itself of Gays – NYTimes.com

If you haven’t read this, prepare yourself for some of the most vile and inhumane treatment of gay people you have ever heard of. It is unbelievable that in 2014 we have a whole society, brainwashed by religion, and intent … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news, entertainment, features, travel, commentary and more for February 9, 2014 from the good people at Gay Star News: TOP STORIES Out lesbian takes gold in Sochi Games Ireen Wüst dethrones defending champion Martina Sablikova of the Czech Republic. (JerBear loves this … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news and entertainment for February 8 & 9, 2014 from the good people at Pink News UK:    LATEST STORIES 7:41 PM Sorry Putin, a bisexual skater has won a gold medal! 4:27 PM Canada: Toronto mayor calls to remove rainbow … Continue reading

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Transgender ‘Revolutionary’ – Books – The Boston Globe

A fabulous article about Alex Myers author of the book Revolutionary in which a transgender character, Deborah, plays a central role. As he is transgender himself the article looks at how that informs his writing. Here’s an excerpt that addresses … Continue reading

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‘I am a girl’: Transgender children face a society slow to accept them – KansasCity.com

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Doctors Place an Ad in Ugandan Press Declaring Anti-Homosexuality Bill a Threat to Public Health

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
Posted by Melanie Nathan, Feb 09, 2014. In the continued controversial drama of the Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill,  an open letter appeared this week in a Uganda newspaper, sponsored by more than 60 doctors and eight organizations,…

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Stephen Fry On Russia’s Discrimation And Targeting Of Gay People”

This was filmed sometime in late fall, (I believe), of 2013 but is relevant as we see the Olympic spectacle unfold in homophobic Russia. Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, Earth, Solar System

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UK: ‘Home Office wouldn’t believe I was gay: how do you prove it?’

Another story of the tactics used to discredit LGBT asylum seekers in the UK… Home Office officials are under fire for using “shockingly degrading” lines of questioning when interviewing gay and lesbian asylum seekers, despite clear guidance that such an … Continue reading

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Britain: Gay asylum seekers face ‘humiliation’

Gay asylum seekers are being asked embarrassing questions in their interviews or should I say interrogations while seeking asylum in the UK.. Home Office officials are under fire for using “shockingly degrading” lines of questioning when interviewing gay and lesbian … Continue reading

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