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Archive for December 2010

OutQ News “Year in Review: 2010″ Live Blog

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(11:23 a.m.) Hello audience!  This is Zach Wichter, one of OutQ’s stringers, and I’m live blogging the Year in Review special from the studio in New York today.  I’d like to wish you all a happy New Year and thank you for following us today.  We’ve got a great show coming up, so get excited!

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Written by OutQ News staff

December 31, 2010 at 11:23 AM

Posted in Liveblog

Anti-Gay Attack Reported in Austin, TX

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A Texas man says he was the victim of a hate-motivated assault over the weekend.

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December 28, 2010 at 3:37 PM

Posted in Crime, Law, Youth

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Senate votes to repeal DADT

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It was a red letter day in LGBT history Saturday, as the U.S. Senate approved a bill to repeal the 17-year-old federal law banning openly gay people from the military.  

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December 18, 2010 at 6:34 PM

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Study: AUS gays take more sexual risks

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An Australian study has revealed an alarming culture shift in which younger gay men are taking more sexual risks and becoming infected with H-I-V earlier.

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December 17, 2010 at 4:00 PM

Posted in Health, HIV, Youth

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Federal Gov’t Wants Your Suggestions to Fight Bullying

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If you have any good idea on how to combat school bullying, the federal government wants to hear them.

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December 14, 2010 at 11:32 AM

Study Defines Family Acceptance as Helping Teens

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Researchers say there’s a link between family acceptance of LGBT kids and a decreased risk of dangerous behavior in such children.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

December 10, 2010 at 8:40 AM

UPDATED: GOP filibusters DADT repeal again

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The Senate Thursday afternoon rejected an attempt to bring the defense authorization bill to the floor, effectively killing the prospects for repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell this year, and likely for years to come. The vote was 57 to 40, three votes shy of the sixty required to break the Republican filibuster. But there may still be another way to make repeal happen this year.

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Written by OutQ News staff

December 9, 2010 at 5:08 PM

ATL judge OKs Eagle settlement; details released

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A federal judge has signed the settlement in the lawsuit over that long-controversial police raid of a gay bar in Atlanta.

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Written by OutQ News staff

December 9, 2010 at 5:05 PM

Posted in Crime, Law, Politicians

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Kenya PM backtracks on ‘arrest gays’ threat

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Kenya’s Prime Minister has done an abrupt about face on his comments just days earlier that gays and lesbians in the country should be arrested.

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December 7, 2010 at 3:54 PM

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OutServe ‘Comes Out’ With Chapter Locations

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An underground network of active-duty gay and lesbian servicemembers has decided to ‘come out’–with the locations and contact information for its 27 chapters worldwide, that is.

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Written by Xorje Olivares

December 7, 2010 at 6:40 AM

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