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    February 14, 2010

    The week on GNW (Feb. 7-Feb. 13)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Federal judge in Prop 8 marriage trial is gay himselfFederal judge in Prop 8 marriage trial is gay himself: QUICK LOOK: The biggest open secret in the landmark trial over same-sex marriage being heard in San Francisco is that the federal judge who will decide the case, Chief U.S. District... (MORE)
    2. Gay designer Alexander McQueen commits suicideGay designer Alexander McQueen commits suicide: QUICK LOOK: The British fashion designer Alexander McQueen has been found dead at his London home at the age of 40. His body was discovered at his property in Green Street, in the... (MORE)
    3. House liberals call for Obama plan for DADT repealHouse liberals call for Obama plan for DADT repeal: QUICK LOOK: Congressional liberals were heartened when Barack Obama pledged to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell,” but their initial elation has given way to concerns the repeal will... (MORE)
    4. Outspoken gay soldier invited back to National GuardOutspoken gay soldier invited back to National Guard: QUICK LOOK: In a sign that the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy may be weakening under pressure from the White House and the Pentagon’s top leadership, Lt. Dan Choi, who is facing... (MORE)
    5. 75% of Americans back Don't Ask Don't Tell repealThree-quarters of Americans back DADT repeal: QUICK LOOK: Three-quarters of Americans say that they support openly gay people serving in the U.S. military, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, a finding that could... (MORE)

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

    1. Did Playgirl's gay popularity kill Levi's full monty plan?Did Playgirl's gay male popularity kill Levi's full Johnston?: QUICK LOOK: The teen father of Sarah Palin's grandson is featured on the cover of the upcoming print version of Playgirl magazine - sporting nothing but a sultry gaze. Levi Johnston... (MORE)
    2. Naked baseball painting greets congressional visitorsNaked baseball painting greets congressional visitors: QUICK LOOK: There's a mural on the ceiling of the Great Hall in the Library of Congress that very nearly blends in with the many others found in the room. But when you look closer,... (MORE)
    3. University chaplain favors execution of homosexualsVanderbilt Univ. chaplain favors execution of homosexuals: QUICK LOOK: Vanderbilt University hosts Project Dialogue every other year to open lines of communication on campus about a variety of topics. However, an event held in late January... (MORE)
    4. Ex-pro baseballer joins Lady Bunny in new gay playEx-pro baseball player joins Lady Bunny in gay play: QUICK LOOK: Blame it on "Designing Women" Syndrome, but "When Joey Married Bobby" turns out to be an entertaining and touching comedy, despite its sometimes sloppy script and genial... (MORE)
    5. John Mayer kisses Perez Hilton like he 'hates fags'John Mayer kisses Perez Hilton like he 'hates fags': QUICK LOOK: Singer John Mayer famously locked lips with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton last year. Here's what he had to say about it in a recent Playboy interview: "I remember seeing... (MORE)
    6. Gay groups slam delay of soccer homophobia advertGay groups slam delay of soccer homophobia advert: QUICK LOOK: The Football Association's commitment to tackling homophobia in the game was today called into question by gay rights groups after the launch of a much-heralded film... (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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    1. cheap ugg boots on Nov 22, 2010 2:39:25 AM:

      And what are HRC and The Task Force doing about the issue? But then why is support and media attention not being given to SLDN and what other organizations that might be working in the field of homosexuals and the military?

    1. cheap uggs on Nov 29, 2010 1:32:17 AM:

      His support for repeal is purely self-involved-- he's got a gay daughter. He's the type of garbage that would not support a repeal if he had no personal cost in DADT implementation.

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