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    October 12, 2008

    The Week on GNW (Oct. 4-10)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Conn. Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage: QUICK LOOK: Connecticut's Supreme Court ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry, making the state the third behind Massachusetts and California to legalize such unions. The divided court... (MORE)
    2. Bush opposes Conn. high court's gay marriage rulingBush opposes Conn. high court's gay marriage ruling: QUICK LOOK: President Bush on Friday night announced that he opposed a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling from earlier in the day that made Connecticut the third state — after California... (MORE)
    3. U.S. immigration law won't allow gay family reunification: QUICK LOOK: President Bush on Friday night announced that he opposed a Connecticut Supreme Court ruling from earlier in the day that made Connecticut the third state — after California... (MORE)
    4. Young voters shift support for Calif. gay marriage banYoung voters shift support for Calif. gay marriage ban: QUICK LOOK: A new CBS 5 poll finds that California's Proposition 8 has picked up support in the wake of a television ad campaign that features footage of San Francisco Mayor Gavin... (MORE)
    5. FTM trans workers earn more than MTF employeesFTM trans workers earn more than MTF employees: QUICK LOOK: The first systematic analysis of the experiences of transgender people in the labor force suggests that raw discrimination remains potent in U.S. companies. Kristen Schilt,... (MORE)

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

    • Jury told Mr. Gay UK stabbed man, cooked his thighJury told Mr. Gay U.K. tabbed man, cooked his thigh: QUICK LOOK: The first winner of Mr Gay UK stabbed a man to death before carving a piece of   flesh from his thigh, seasoning it with fresh herbs and cooking it in olive   oil,... (MORE)
    • Fox News ties Barney, boyfriend to U.S. financial crisisFox News ties Barney, boyfriend to U.S. financial crisis: QUICK LOOK: (*WARNING: anti-gay source*): Unqualified home buyers were not the only ones who benefited from Massachusetts Rep. Barney Frank’s efforts to deregulate Fannie Mae throughout... (MORE)
    • Hillary Clinton slams Bush at D.C. gay rights dinnerHillary Clinton slams Bush at D.C. gay rights dinner: QUICK LOOK: Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday called Republican presidential candidate John McCain not a maverick but a "mimic" of President Bush. Clinton made the remarks... (MORE)
    • Trans candidate defeats claim she misled Ga. votersTrans candidate defeats claim she misled Ga. voters: QUICK LOOK: Georgia's top court ruled in favor of a transgender politician who was slapped with a lawsuit by two political opponents who claimed she misled voters by running as... (MORE)
    • Unclear if circumcision protects gay men from HIVUnclear if circumcision protects gay men from HIV: QUICK LOOK: There is not enough evidence to show that circumcision reduces the risk of AIDS in sex between men, researchers are reporting, even though previous studies in Africa... (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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