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    February 21, 2010

    The week on GNW (Feb. 14-Feb. 20)

    Posted by: Chris

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

    1. Don't Ask 
When: repeal of gay ban won't be soonDon't Ask When: repeal of gay ban won't be soon: QUICK LOOK: As promised, the Pentagon has begun examining how the ban on gays serving openly could be eased and then repealed, but a complete repeal of the ''don't ask, don't tell''... (MORE)
    2. Safe 
haven for gays for Vancouver Winter OlympicsSafe haven for gays at Vancouver Winter Olympics: QUICK LOOK: Pride House, in the heart of Vancouver's West End, is welcoming the world. The first of its kind at an Olympics, the unofficial pavilion is tucked away on a quiet side... (MORE)
    3. Out gay
 Tory says party no longer opposes equalityOut gay Tory says party no longer opposes equality: QUICK LOOK: Tory frontbencher Nick Herbert says there has been a "self-evident" change in his party's attitude to gay people. In a speech in the US, the shadow environment secretary... (MORE)
    4. Blaming D.C. gay marriage bill, Catholics shutter foster program: QUICK LOOK: The Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has ended its 80-year-old foster-care program in the District rather than license same-sex couples, the first fallout from a bitter debate over the city's move... (MORE)
    5. Ugandan 
pastor screens porn to defend antigay lawUgandan pastor screens porn to support antigay bill: QUICK LOOK: A pastor seeking to bolster Uganda's anti-gay laws screened gay porn in a church in the capital Kampala overnight in a bid to gain support. The screening in an evangelical... (MORE)

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

    • 'White Collar' star hides being gay to be better actor'White Collar' star hides being gay to be better actor: QUICK LOOK: Matt Bomer's curious relationship with the media about his sexuality continues in Elle, a magazine of women's fashions, and arguably one of the friendliest places to... (MORE)
    • Scientists discover HIV strain passed in gay male sexScientists discover HIV strain passed in gay male sex: QUICK LOOK: A team of scientists, led by a virologist from the University of California, San Diego's Center for AID Research (CFAR), has discovered the origin of strains of human... (MORE)
    • Sparking gay rumor, 'Twilight' star 'allergic to vagina'Sparking gay rumor, 'Twilight' star 'allergic to vaginas': QUICK LOOK: Robert Pattinson has reportedly spoken of his disdain for vaginas, according to reports. The Twilight actor, who took part in a naked photo shoot with other women this... (MORE)
    • South 
African man wins 2010 Mr. Gay World pageantSouth African man wins 2010 Mr. Gay World contest: QUICK LOOK: A South African man has won the 2010 Mr Gay World pageant, beating rivals from Australia, Hong Kong, China and Spain, the organisers said on Sunday. Charl Van den Berg,... (MORE)
    • Gay 
slur on men's skating lands TV anchor in troubleGay slur on men's skating lands TV anchor in trouble: QUICK LOOK: The Australian TV anchor for the Winter Olympics has landed in hot water for a gay slur during the men’s figure skating competition in Vancouver. In their Olympics wrap... (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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