E. Winter Tashlin

What You Need To Know This Week (6/2 - 6/8)

Filed By E. Winter Tashlin | June 08, 2013 3:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Living
Tags: anti-gay violence, Baroness Liz Barker, Charice, Church of England, ELCA, Guy Erwin, Minnesota

Here are some of the news stories from around the web that you might have missed this past week:

  • A retired member of perhaps the most elite Navy Seal unit has come as trans* in a new memoir.
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  • Pop star and former Glee cast-member, Charice has come out as a lesbian.
  • President Obama officially declared June 2013 as LGBT Pride Month
  • Amidst the debate over a same-sex marriage bill in the House of Lords, Lib Dem peer Baroness Liz Barker revealed for the first time in public that she's in a same-sex relationship.
  • A teenage left wing, pro-gay activist was left brain dead after an attack in Paris on Wednesday, later dying of his injuries.
  • Same-sex couples in Minnesota began getting their marriage licenses.
  • The Delaware state senate passed a trans* anti-discrimination bill.
  • The Church of England has announced that it will no longer oppose the passage of same-sex marriage in the UK.
  • A new poll found major progress in parental acceptance of the possibility that their children might be gay or lesbian.
  • German courts have ruled that same-sex couples should receive the same tax benefits as heterosexual couples.
  • Guy Erwin has become both the first openly gay and first Native American bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
  • An award-winning Mexican soap opera star, famous for playing unscrupulous seducers of women, has come out as gay.

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