Clickage 01/09

9 Jan

LGBT news for you!

Out.com interviews NYU’s very own Menya for Popnography!

Federal Suit Challenging Prop 8 Begins Monday
Though the verdict is still out as to whether the revolution will, in fact, be televised.

Less Than Two Weeks
A New York Times op-ed that urges Stephen Sweeney (NJ State Senate Majority Leader) to endorse same-sex marriage and “rally wavering fellow Democrats to join him.”

The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage
Ted Olson explains in Newsweek why he decided to champion the fight against Prop 8.

Time Looks at Europe’s Powerful LGBT Politicians
Including, who knew, “Iceland’s Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir, the mayors of Berlin and Hamburg, key ministerial officials in France and the U.K., and nearly a dozen members of the British Parliament.”

GOProud Defends Conservative Event
Christopher Barron, chairman of conservative gay organization GOProud, defends the group’s presence at the Conservative Political Action Committee conference.

Read Good As You’s comeback: No, Chris Barron, We Are Far More Interested In Our Existences.

AfterElton names Neil Patrick Harris Most Influential Gay Man of the Decade. AfterEllen picks Ellen DeGeneres for Lesbian of the Decade.

Gay Bashing Just a Bashing?
Two women who attacked a young man in Buffalo deny that the assault had anything to do with the man’s perceived sexual orientation.

Ugandan Lawmaker Bahati Refuses to Withdraw “Kill the Gays” Bill Despite Government Pressure

Perez Elected Assembly Speaker
John Perez was officially elected Speaker of the California Assembly. On being one of the highest-ranking LGBT officials in the country, Perez said, “It’s part of who I am – it’s not the extent of who I am.”

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