Clickage 01/19

19 Jan

LGBT news for you!

Justice Department Intervenes in Gay Rights Suit
Title IX is used to protect gender expression in the case of a gay high-school student from upstate New York who was harassed and beaten at school.

Brilliant French AIDS-Prevention Ad
Great video via TBWA in Paris.

Nepal Constitution Will Guarantee Equal Rights to LGBTs
MP Sunil Pant says “Rights for LGBTIs have been well drafted in the new constituton…they will ensure non-discrimination.”

GLAAD Blog Responds to Detail’s recent piece on “hasbians”: Problematic Details Article Mocks Bisexual Women and Lesbians

David Mixner: Obama’s Silence Is Hurting Us Now
A lawyer for Proposition 8’s sponsors confronted a witness with Barack Obama’s own words at the federal trial.

“The Lovely Bones” loses the novel’s magic–and its lesbian
AfterEllen argues that by eliminating all suggestions that Susie’s classmate and friend Ruth is a lesbian, the movie loses much of its “magic” (“A lesbian Ruth would not sleep with Ray; a straight Ruth might”).

Republican Scott Brown Wins Kennedy Senate Seat in Massachusetts
From the Boston Globe: “In a race that became the center of national attention, Brown’s win is widely seen as a vote against the president’s agenda from one of the most reliably Democratic states.”

Folk Singer Kate McGarrigle, Mother of Rufus Wainwright, Loses Battle with Cancer
McGarrigle recorded 10 albums in French and English with her sister, Anna–and raised beautiful gay icon Rufus Wainwright.


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