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    September 30, 2008

    The Week on GNW (Sept. 21-28)

    Posted by: Chris

    Here are the five biggest stories from Gay News Watch over the last week:

    1. GLAAD study shows more GLBT TV characters in U.S.GLAAD study shows more GLBT characters on TV in U.S.: QUICK LOOK: Broadcast television will have 16 gay and bisexual regular characters in prime-time series this fall, more than double the seven of a year ago, a new study has found... (MORE)
    2. Bosnia gay festival closes after hooded men attackBosnia gay festival closes after hooded men attack: QUICK LOOK: Bosnia's first gay festival will close early after hooded men, some shouting Islamic slogans, attacked visitors on its opening night, injuring eight people, organisers... (MORE)
    3. Straight model sues gay mag for 'vulgar' photo shootStraight model sues gay mag for 'vulgar' photo shoot: QUICK LOOK: Genre magazine is being sued by straight model, aspiring actor, University of Central Florida student Benjamin Massing, who was featured in the magazine's March/April... (MORE)
    4. Calif. gay marriage ballot measure not wooing votersCalif. gay marriage ballot measure not wooing voters: QUICK LOOK: Opponents of a ban on same-sex marriage have the upper hand in a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California. Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment to ban... (MORE)
    5. SMU b'ball player says coach challenged her sex lifeSMU b'ball player says coach challenged her sex life: QUICK LOOK: Playing college basketball is like working at a job, Jennifer Colli says. Her sexual orientation and who she's sleeping with, even if it's a teammate, are her business,... (MORE)

    And here are a few of the most popular from the last week:

    • Gay rape serial killer sentenced to life without paroleGay rape serial killer sentenced to life without parole: QUICK LOOK: A man who raped and murdered eight young men over a 10-year period has been sentenced to eight consecutive life sentences in Louisiana. Police said Ronald Dominique lured... (MORE)
    • Simon Cowell on Aiken outing: 'Wow that's a shock'Simon Cowell on Aiken outing: 'Wow that's a shock': QUICK LOOK: "Extra" caught up with "American Idol's" Simon Cowell, who when told Clay Aiken had come out to People magazine, jokingly responded, "Wow, that's a shock. It's like being... (MORE)
    • Friars sack Boston lay leader over gay erotic memoirFriars sack Boston lay leader over gay erotic memoir: QUICK LOOK: St. Anthony Shrine has removed a gay Boston man from several lay leadership posts after he wrote a memoir that called attention to his dual roles as an author of gay... (MORE)
    • U.K. actress says gay news caused mother's strokeU.K. actress says gay news caused mother's stroke: QUICK LOOK: The British character actress Miriam Margolyes has disclosed that confessing to her mother she was lesbian led to her having a severe stroke from which she never fully... (MORE)
    • Clay Aiken coming out turns off some Claymate fansClay Aiken coming out turns off some Claymate fans: QUICK LOOK: The reactions range from confusion to disbelief to disappointment. But the vast majority of Clay Aiken's hardcore fans -- Claymates they're called -- support his recent... (MORE)

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    These were the five stories on Gay News Watch with the biggest buzz over the last seven days, along with some of the most popular stories from the last week. You can also view the stories with the biggest buzz factor from the last month or year, and the most popular from the last month or year.

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