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    March 07, 2010

    The week on GNW (Feb. 28-March 7)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Gay 
marriage in D.C. influences Mid-Atlantic regionDay One dawns on gay marriage in U.S. capital: QUICK LOOK: D.C. Superior Court officials are expecting scores of same-sex couples to pack the courthouse Wednesday morning, vying to be among the first in the city to apply for marriage licenses and certificates... (MORE)
    2. Gay marriage comes
 today to Mexico CitySame-sex marriage comes to Mexico City: QUICK LOOK: A law allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry comes into effect today in Mexico City. The law, which was passed by the city's local assembly in December, gives gay... (MORE)
    3. A second 
gay couple happily marries in ArgentinaA second gay couple marries in Buenos Aires: QUICK LOOK: Damian Bernath and Jorge Salazar werer “married on Wednesday in Buenos Aires at a civil registry office and decided to do it completely privately,” reported Maria Rachid,... (MORE)
    4. Portugal's 
parliament OKs gay marriagePortugal gay marriage bill gets final approval: QUICK LOOK: The final wording of a gay marriage bill approved by Portugal's Parliament received approval on Wednesday, Portugal's IOL Diario reported. The government's Committee for Constitutional Affairs unanimously... (MORE)
    5. U.K.
 lords lift ban on civil partnerships in churchesU.K. Lords lift ban on civil partnerships in churches: QUICK LOOK: The House of Lords voted to lift the ban on civil partnership ceremonies in churches and other religious premises last night. Peers voted by 95 to 21 - a majority of... (MORE)

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

    • Papal aide, Vatican men's choir in gay prostitution ringPapal aide, Vatican men's choir in gay prostitution ring: QUICK LOOK: "Put on some music, swallow a Viagra, and adelante!" That's the headline in Europe today following reports that a papal aide used an intermediary in an elite Vatican... (MORE)
    • Turin, 
Italy mayor symbolically marries gay coupleTurin Italy mayor symbolically marries gay couple: QUICK LOOK: Sergio Chiamparino, the mayor of Turin, Italy, 'married' a lesbian couple who have been together for nine years in a symbolic ceremony at the Rotonda de Valentino on... (MORE)
    • Conservative Calif. pol faces DUI bust leaving gay barConservative Calif. pol faces DUI bust leaving gay bar: QUICK LOOK: *VIDEO after jump*: A Republican state senator from Southern California with a vocal history of opposing gay rights was arrested for allegedly driving drunk after leaving... (MORE)
    • Gay BBC 
host may have died in sex game gone badGay BBC host may have died in sex game gone bad: QUICK LOOK: Kristian Digby, the BBC presenter found dead at his home, may have died as the result of a sex game that went wrong. Police are investigating his death in "unexplained... (MORE)
    • Radcliffe answers rumors that he and his face are gayRadcliffe answers rumors that he and his face are gay: QUICK LOOK: "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe has again addressed rumours that he is gay. The 20-year-old star is becoming known as a gay rights activist for his support of the... (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. jim on Mar 10, 2010 10:05:05 AM:

      On the Papal Aid Story: OK, wait. Does anyone really believe that the "Gentleman to His Holiness" who "procured" more than one guy a day and was caught on tape saying send a guy to him "at the seminary where the Cardinal lives" is REALLY the end of the line for this story? Really? He's a layman who had a private room of his own at the seminary?? Clearly an intermediary. In the place where the Cardinal lives. I'm just sayin'

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