Archive for December 2010
(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!
A Texas man says he was the victim of a hate-motivated assault over the weekend.
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.
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.
Researchers say there’s a link between family acceptance of LGBT kids and a decreased risk of dangerous behavior in such children.
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.
A federal judge has signed the settlement in the lawsuit over that long-controversial police raid of a gay bar in Atlanta.
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.