Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 25.

October 21, 2013

I cover LGBT stories daily with dot429. I decided to do a daily roundup of stories I write that cover LGBT news, nationally and internationally.

US Olympic Committee to add sexual orientation to non-discrimination code

Hudson Taylor of Athlete Ally speaks to students about inclusion

Demonstrators arrested in Russia, both pro- and anti-LGBT

Conservative Catholics disagreeing with Pope Francis on social issues

France’s First Lady visits with lesbian couple in South Africa

Stonewall organization assembles new statistics regarding LGB hate crimes in the United Kingdom

Mikhail Baryshnikov, dance legend, criticizes Russia’s treatment of LGBT people

Managing editor of World Net Daily writes lengthy op-ed against the “LGBT lobby”

Gay swimmer Richard Alther: President Putin is “downright hot” while criticizing the Olympic boycott

Openly gay congress hopeful Carl Sciortino comes in third

Hillary Clinton accepts award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Cory Booker, LGBT ally, wins New Jersey Senate seat

Openly gay news anchor Thomas Roberts will host Miss Universe in Russia despite anti-LGBT laws

France’s high court rules that mayors can’t deny LGBT couples from marrying

 

 -Chris H.


Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 22.

September 30, 2013

I cover LGBT stories daily with dot429. I decided to do a daily roundup of stories I write that cover LGBT news, nationally and internationally.

Sean Eldridge officially announces Congress bid

Todd Hughes voted in as first openly gay circuit judge

Italian political party protests lack of real LGBT protections with kiss-in

September 24 is the third annual Haberdash in San Francisco

Sir Ian McKellan comments on Winter Olympics

LGBT advocates ask Supreme Court of New Mexico to recognize marriage equality

Catholic military chaplains won’t be “forced” to serve LGBT couples, weddings, funerals

Russian lawmaker says anti-gay violence are “lies,” claims gay-on-straight violence is common

Conservative groups back House bill that would allow them to legally discriminate

Olympic Committee says locale is “magnificent” despite continued fears of LGBT community

New study explores lives of LGBT Asian and Pacific Islanders

United Nations holds meeting to discuss LGBT equality around the world

-Chris H.


Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 20.

September 16, 2013

I cover LGBT stories daily with dot429. I decided to do a daily roundup of stories I write that cover LGBT news, nationally and internationally.

French actor Alain Delon: being gay “is against nature”

Russian lawmaker proposes LGBT citizens have parental rights revoked

Department of Veterans Affairs now extending benefits to same-sex partners

International Olympic Committee: “We have to be prepared” for conflict over Russian laws

Christine Quinn campaigns for NYC mayor at historic Stonewall Inn

President Obama meets with LGBT activists in Russia

San Antonio passes LGBT non-discrimination ordinance

James Franco: “Great! Bring on the gay jokes!”

Michael Jordan’s daughter comes out on Instagram, sort of

AFI-CIO changes its constitution to protect transgender workers

Yodogawa, the first district in Japan to support LGBT rights

Documentary honors 9/11 hero Mark Bingham

Former vice president of Disney/ABC on the meaning of helping others

Rugby star says he’s against Olympics boycott: “it would send a stronger message to go.”

 

-Chris H.


Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 15.

July 30, 2013

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Cameroon condemns news reports of gay activist’s murder

Has DOMA distracted us from other issues?

Tumblr blocks “gay” tag, others from iOS app

San Diego clerk claims marriage equality is “still invalid”

Modern Family actor marries partner in NYC

Dutch LGBT rights activists arrested in Russia

Monroe County says it’s not “county practice to fly advocacy flags in the county building”

Pope bombarded by LGBT kiss-in demonstration

Lituania’s Supreme Court approves Baltic Pride

Gay prince OK with majority of UK

Montenegro’s first pride event turns violent

New Mexico’s Attorney General Gary King submits to expand state’s marriage law

Repeal of DOMA allowing gay man from Belarus to stay with American partner

Italy’s proposed anti-homophobia law protested by LGBT group

Gay man spared deportation back to the Philippines based on persecution

HRC writes to cover anti-equality laws of Russia during Olympics

Openly gay athlete Johnny Weirs urge LGBT activists to not boycott the Winter Olympics

Is Nepal the most LGBT friendly nation in Asia?

Federal Election Commission integrates equality into donation policies

 

-Chris H.


Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 10.

June 25, 2013

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Openly gay Eric Fanning appointed Acting Secretary of US Air Force

25-year-old former Marine crowned as Mister Gay World USA

Church of Scotland’s first openly gay minister enters civil partnership

Designer Narcisco Rodriquez marries partner in NYC

Frameline film review: G.B.F. to close the festival

Equality House hosts first same-sex wedding across from Westboro Baptist Church

Frameline film review: The Campaign

Sara Bareilles releases new song, inspired by friend’s coming out story

Martina Navratilova on lack of openly gay men in sports

Oakland Raiders’ Chris Kluwe: “I’m tired of seeing children used to disguise bigotry”

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area releases PSA to encourage LGBT athletes to come out

Amnesty International report shows anti-LGBT violence in Africa increasing

-Chris H.


Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 5.

June 12, 2013

I cover LGBT stories daily with dot429. I decided to do a daily roundup of stories I write that cover LGBT news, nationally and internationally.

Prince Harry, LGBT ally

Ciara sued by popular gay club after canceling show before LA Pride

Jane Lynch to divorce wife of three years

New poll shows majority of Californians want to overturn Prop 8

Russia’s lower house of parliament passes anti-LGBT legislation

Televangelist rallies anti-gay supporters in Brazil

Pope admits existence of ‘gay lobby’ in the Vatican

Study finds increased HIV cases in young gay and bisexual men

Legislation proposed in UK to protect opponents of marriage equality

LGBT groups respond to Russia’s “homosexual propaganda” legislation

-Chris H.