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    October 30, 2008

    The Week on GNW (Oct. 18-25)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. A look inside boot camps that 'cure' homosexualityA look inside boot camps that 'cure' homosexuality: QUICK LOOK: At a Christian 'boot camp' in the US, those struggling to reconcile faith and sexuality are taught to overcome gayness. "How many of you are in need of some hope here... (MORE)
    2. Christian Right warns of gay marriage under ObamaChristian Right warns of gay marriage under Obama: QUICK LOOK: Terrorist strikes on four American cities. Russia rolling into Eastern Europe. Israel hit by a nuclear bomb. Gay marriage in every state. The end of the Boy Scouts. All... (MORE)
    3. Austria confronts homosexuality of deceased leaderAustria confronts homosexuality of deceased leader: QUICK LOOK: There were rumors for years, but they were widely ignored in Austria, a conservative nation not much interested in prying into the private lives of its leaders. Now,... (MORE)
    4. Calif. ban is line in sand for same-sex marriage foesCalif. is line in the sand for same-sex marriage foes: QUICK LOOK: While the battle over same-sex marriage has been all but invisible in the presidential race this year, it is raging like a wind-whipped wildfire in California. Conservative... (MORE)
    5. Ottawa Anglicans poised to bless same-sex marriageOttawa Anglicans poised to bless same-sex marriages: QUICK LOOK: Ottawa's Anglican churches may soon be the second in Canada to bless same-sex marriages.
      Bishop John Chapman plans to ask the Canadian House of Bishops next week... (MORE)

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

    • Elderly gay Indiana couple murdered in possible bias attack: QUICK LOOK: Eric Hendricks, 73, and Milton Lindgren, 70, were killed in the home they shared in their Indianapolis home, police said. Michael Brown, 56, a friend of the victims, and Kevin Tetrick, 38, a neighbor,... (MORE)
    • GOP ex-mayor of Folsom comes out, against Prop 8GOP ex-mayor of Folsom comes out, against Prop 8: QUICK LOOK: Glenn Fait, the former Republican mayor and city councilman of Folsom, did something he never imagined five years ago. He took out an ad in the local paper and announced... (MORE)
    • Filipino comedian reveals gay marriage to AmericanFilipino comedian reveals gay marriage to American: QUICK LOOK: For the first time, comedian Jon Santos revealed that he has been married to an Italian-American for three years. Santos told ABS-CBN News that he and West Stewart, a... (MORE)
    • Jerry Lewis uses another gay slur on Aussie televisionOn Aussie TV, Jerry Lewis again uses anti-gay slur: QUICK LOOK: Jerry Lewis made an anti-gay slur on Australian television similar to one he apologized for using on his annual telethon a year ago. Following a news conference in Sydney... (MORE)


    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 yea



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    1. Allan on Oct 30, 2008 1:46:44 PM:

      Chris, is it fair for the readers of this blog to surmise that your extended absence from this site except to promote Gay News Watch means you have abandoned Citizen Crain in favor of that operation?

      It's OK with me, I am getting all the news and conversation about LGBT issues I need from Towleroad, so I can stop visiting here if you have nothing you wish to share with your readers.

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