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    February 15, 2009

    The Week on GNW (Feb. 8-13)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. New AIDS approach disrupts DNA to fight infectionNew AIDS approach disrupts DNA to fight infection: QUICK LOOK: California biotechnology company Sangamo BioSciences Inc. (SGMO.O) said on Monday it will start human testing of a new approach to treating the AIDS virus that involves... (MORE)
    2. Son of anti-gay black minister arrested in gay stingSon of anti-gay black minister arrested in gay sting: QUICK LOOK: The son of Potter’s House Bishop T.D. Jakes turned himself in to the Dallas County Jail on Thursday on an indecent exposure charge stemming from an incident at a southern... (MORE)
    3. Gay couples protest at marriage bureaus across U.S.Gay couples protest at marriage bureaus across U.S.: QUICK LOOK: Same-sex couples seeking to wed showed up at marriage license counters nationwide Thursday to highlight a right they don't have in 48 states, part of an annual protest... (MORE)
    4. 'Milk' is only the latest of Hollywood's great gay forays'Milk' is only the latest of Hollywood's great gay forays: QUICK LOOK: Much already has been said, written and blogged about the merits of Sean Penn's performance as Harvey Milk. About his uncanny channeling of Milk's nasally eloquence,... (MORE)
    5. Gays gather in Tiananmen Square for Valentine's DayGays gather in Tiananmen Square for Valentine's Day: QUICK LOOK: Chinese gays and lesbians took to the streets on Saturday hoping Saint Valentine's Day would help them attract support for same-sex marriage in the conservative society... (MORE)

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

    • Wis. teen accused of using Facebook for sex blackmailWis. teen accused of using Facebook for sex blackmail: QUICK LOOK: An expelled high school student was accused Wednesday of a pattern of manipulation and deception using the social networking site Facebook to coerce male schoolmates... (MORE)
    • Boston cop alleged to have escorted porn stars to clubBoston cop alleged to have escorted porn stars to club: QUICK LOOK: A Boston police officer has been reassigned to desk duty pending an internal affairs investigation of reports that he used a police cruiser without authority to escort... (MORE)
    • 'So Macho' preacher hits back with bus ads for God'So Macho' preacher hits back with bus ads for God: QUICK LOOK: A fundamentalist preacher who unsuccessfully stood for public office has paid for adverts to be placed on buses proclaiming the existence of God. George Hargreaves challenged... (MORE)
    • U.K. woman divorces husband over virtual gay sexU.K. woman divorces husband over virtual gay sex: QUICK LOOK: A wife in Derby, England, has dumped her computer-mad husband for having virtual sex with another MAN on his laptop . . . while he was in bed with her. Lisa Best woke... (MORE)
    • Lesbians arrested at San Antonio mall for kissing: QUICK LOOK: Jessica Garcia intends to prove in court that security officers at Rolling Oaks Mall unfairly targeted her and her girlfriend when they were arrested in December on trespassing and other charges... (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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