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    February 26, 2008

    GNW 5: Oscar's gay snub and updates

    Posted by: Chris

    Scottrudinoscars_3 A couple of updates on the No. 1 story below. On the one hand, the Academy has updated its transcript to reflect Rudin's thank-you to his partner. On the other, it's been noted that when Rudin made his thank-you in the TV broadcast, the cameras didn't cut to his partner the way they always do for the adoring wife or husband.

    1. Oscars scrub 'best film' producer's tribute to partner: QUICK LOOK: If you watched the 80th annual Academy Awards last night, you heard No Country for Old Men producer Scott Rudin finish his Best Picture acceptance speech with a shout-out... (MORE)
    2. Accuser recants claims against safe sex poster boyAccuser recants claims against safe sex poster boy: QUICK LOOK: The young man at the center of an unsafe sex allegation involving one of the Gay Men’s Health Safe Sex Poster Boys has admitted to New Zealand AIDS Foundation staff that... (MORE)
    3. Ft. Worth Baptist church kills family photos over gay members: QUICK LOOK: Fort Worth's Broadway Baptist Church members reached a compromise on a church directory Sunday, ending a debate on how to include photos of gay members but leaving the pastor's fate unclear. In a... (MORE)
    4. Gays fight raising age of consent from 14 in CanadaGays fight raising age of consent from 14 in Canada: QUICK LOOK: Raising the age of consent is a veiled attempt to assert conservative moral values on youth, queer and youth-led groups told Senators today. The Senate's legal affairs... (MORE)
    5. Protests in Rome over the deportation of gay IraniansProtests in Rome over the deportations of gay Iranians: QUICK LOOK: Human rights groups scheduled a protest in front of the British Embassy in Rome today, aimed at drawing attention to the plight of a 19-year old Iranian gay man. Seyed... (MORE)

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