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    January 31, 2010

    The week on GNW (Jan. 24-30)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Obama in SOTU calls for 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' repealObama in SOTU calls for Don't Ask Don't Tell repeal: QUICK LOOK: Reaching out to a skeptical gay community, President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Congress to repeal the ban on gays and lesbians serving openly in the military, but... (MORE)
    2. Nepal to OK gay marriage, offer Mt. Everest weddingsNepal to OK gay marriage, offer Mt. Everest weddings: QUICK LOOK: Nepal's homosexual community, which is led by Asia's only openly gay member of parliament, will next month host a tourism conference to explore how to attract wealthy... (MORE)
    3. Afghan men in denial about gay sex: military studyAfghan men in denial about gay sex: military study: QUICK LOOK: *WARNING: Anti-gay source*: An unclassified study from a military research unit in southern Afghanistan details how homosexual behavior is unusually common among men... (MORE)
    4. Many successful gay marriages share an open secretMany successful gay marriages share an open secret: QUICK LOOK: As the trial phase of the constitutional battle to overturn the Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage concludes in federal court, gay nuptials are portrayed by opponents... (MORE)
    5. For transgender people, their names send messageFor transgender people, their names send a message: QUICK LOOK: Katherine used to be Miguel. Olin had a girl’s name. And in October, Robert Ira Schnur, 70, became Roberta Iris Schnur, a Manhattan retiree with magenta lipstick and,... (MORE)

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

    1. Eight men arrested in Atlanta gay bar raid facing trialEight men arrested in Atlanta gay bar raid face trial: QUICK LOOK: The trial for the Eagle 8—the eight men arrested in the Sept. 10 raid of the Atlanta Eagle—will open Feb. 4 after all, according to the office of the judge overseeing... (MORE)
    2. Stephen Baldwin comes out swinging for 'ex-gays'Stephen Baldwin comes out swinging for 'ex-gays': QUICK LOOK: Stephen Baldwin, the conservative Christian among the Baldwin brothers, came out swinging in an interview with the Guardian, , "Jesus or no Jesus, if my daughter started... (MORE)
    3. Victim testifies of gay bashing by cops on NY subwayVictim testifies in gay bashing on subway by N.Y. cops: QUICK LOOK: In court, Michael Mineo told the story of his troubled young life, reciting the wrongs he had committed against others, and those he said had been visited upon him. But... (MORE)
    4. Gay-friendly fraternity set to colonize at VanderbiltGay-friendly fraternity set to colonize at Vanderbilt: QUICK LOOK: Vanderbilt men interested in participating in Greek life will have a new option in the coming months, following the creation of a new chapter of Delta Lambda Phi, a national... (MORE)
    5. eHarmony to match gay singles in lawsuit settlementeHarmony to match gay singles in lawsuit settlement: QUICK LOOK: Online dating company eHarmony will make its site as welcoming to gay singles as it is to other customers looking for dates under a proposed settlement filed Tuesday... (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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