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    February 02, 2009

    The Week on GNW (Jan. 25-31)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Iceland names world's first openly gay prime ministerIceland names world's first openly gay prime minister: QUICK LOOK: Iceland has announced a new government that will be headed by the modern world's first openly gay leader. Johanna Sigurdardottir was named new prime minister by the country's... (MORE)
    2. Support for civil unions could be a minefield for ObamaSupport for civil unions could be minefield for Obama: QUICK LOOK: President Barack Obama’s support for legislation to provide all of the federal rights and benefits of marriage to same-sex couples joined in civil unions and other legally... (MORE)
    3. U.S. diplomats urge Clinton to change gay policiesU.S. diplomats urge Clinton to change gay policies: QUICK LOOK: About 2,200 Foreign Service officials co-signed a letter sent this week to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, urging her to address inequities in how her department... (MORE)
    4. Obama asks Pentagon to study policy on gay serviceObama asks Pentagon to study policy on gay service: QUICK LOOK: The Obama administration is telling the Pentagon and gay-rights advocates that it will have to study the implications for national security and enlist more support... (MORE)
    5. Gay church volunteer airs more Haggard accusationsGay church volunteer airs more Haggard accusations: QUICK LOOK: For more than two years, Grant Haas kept a secret from those he considered his family. "It's a lot of pain, a lot of mistrust with that church," reveals the former volunteer... (MORE)

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

    • Hipster NYC rent boys find success in frigid economyHipster NYC rent boys find success in frigid economy: QUICK LOOK: It’s one of the oldest stories in New York City. For many, the word “escort” conjures images of decadent trysts between beautiful women and influential politicians or other members ... (MORE)
    • Grandparents angry over gay couple adopting two children: QUICK LOOK: Church leaders in Scotland hit out at social work chiefs today over claims that a couple were "forced" to give up their grandchildren for adoption by two gay men. The grandparents wanted to care for... (MORE)
    • Beckham's teammates touch bum as lucky talismanBeckham's teammates touch bum as lucky talisman: QUICK LOOK: David Beckham is used to getting a lot of attention both on and off the pitch. Just maybe not quite this friendly. The 33-year-old football ace was seen getting groped... (MORE)
    • Chinese zoo holds wedding for male penguin parentsChinese zoo holds wedding for male penguin parents: QUICK LOOK: A pair of gay penguins are so loved-up they have been given a wedding service by their Chinese zookeepers. The besotted male birds turned out to be such a great parenting... (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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