Alex Blaze

Friday Update

Filed By Alex Blaze | June 01, 2007 12:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Weekly Reader

  • Colorado governor Bill Ritter signed an employment nondiscrimination law inclusive of sexual orientation. (Denver Post)
  • A transman and his wife were jailed for three years in Pakistan, after seeking protection from harassment, for perjury because he said he was a man. The judge dropped the charge of "unnatural lust" and fined the couple around $165 as well. (International Herald-Tribune)
  • A California woman is suing eHarmony because the online dating service doesn't work for same-sex relationships. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • A poll found that the state of New York is about evenly divided on same-sex marriage. (Siena College)
  • A Montreal woman filed a complaint with Quebec's Human Rights Commission after being kicked out of Bar le Stud, a "truly manly meat market". (Globe and Mail)
  • The Alabama Department of Homeland Security listed gay rights groups as possible terrorists. (Birmingham News)

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A. J. Lopp | June 2, 2007 12:43 AM

I am shocked and rather embarrassed that Colorado ... Colorado! ... succeeded at passing an employment non-discrimination bill before Indiana did.

Good for them, but ... amazing! ... just amazing!