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    December 28, 2008

    The Week on GNW (Dec. 21-27)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Bush refuses to back historic U.N. gay rights measureBush refuses to back historic U.N. gay rights measure: QUICK LOOK: An unprecedented declaration seeking to decriminalize homosexuality won the support of 66 countries in the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, but opponents... (MORE)
    2. Psychiatrists debate gender identity for DSM-V manualPsychiatrists debate gender identity for DSM-V manual: QUICK LOOK: Panels of psychiatrists are hashing out the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — will have consequences for insurance reimbursement,... (MORE)
    3. Bush back 'conscience' rule for refusing medical careBush backs 'conscience rule' for refusing medical care: QUICK LOOK: An 11th-hour ruling from the Bush administration gives health care workers, hospitals, and insurers more leeway to refuse health services for moral or religious reasons... (MORE)
    4. Pope Benedict slams homosexuality, transgenderismPope Benedict slams homosexuality, transgenderism: QUICK LOOK: Pope Benedict said that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behaviour was just as important as saving the rainforest from destruction. The Church "should also... (MORE)
    5. Double homicide followed by gay man's murder in northern Brazil: QUICK LOOK: The brutal murder of a gay man and his teenage adopted son this month in northern Brazil has been followed by the homicide of another gay man in a nearby town. Francivaldo Santos Lima, 31 years, was... (MORE)

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

    • Conservative group targets Campbell soup for gay adConservative group targets Campbell soup for gay ad: QUICK LOOK: A recent ad placement in the Advocate, a national gay and lesbian news magazine, has put Campbell's Soup toe to toe with the American Family Association. The print piece... (MORE)
    • New Beckham teammate planning locker room peekNew Beckham teammate planning locker room sneak peek: QUICK LOOK: One of David Beckham’s new Italian teammates is desperate to see his golden balls. AC Milan striker Marco Borriello, 26, said: “I must admit I have a dressing room curiosity... (MORE)
    • Scottish gay man attacked by his mother, twin brother: QUICK LOOK: A mother in Scotland has admitted an anti-gay attack - on her own teenage son. Celia Duncan, 42, hurled abuse at Stuart O'Neil, 16, who she had thrown out of home for being gay, when she saw him walking... (MORE)
    • Gay Indian prince said to be seeking British soulmateGay Indian priest said to be seeking British soulmate: QUICK LOOK: Manvendra Singh Gohil has been trawling the bars and clubs of a British seaside resort - even taking up a menial job - in a life-follows-art search for a soulmate.Gohil,... (MORE)
    • Ex-boxer accused of beating up teen for being gayEx-boxer accused of beating up U.K. teen for being gay: QUICK LOOK: An ex-boxer has admitted a homophobic attack on a 14-year-old boy who confided he might be gay. Wirral magistrates heard Stephen Hope, 40, of Hull, only stopped his attack... (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 year.



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