Alex Blaze

Friday Update

Filed By Alex Blaze | June 22, 2007 4:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Weekly Reader

  • Moscow Pride organizers are taking their case to lift the ban to the European human Rights Court in Strasbourg. (365gay)
  • New Jersey's transgender anti-discrimination law went into effect this week. (Topix)
  • OutRanks, a museum exhibit about the history of gays in the military, opened in San Francisco. (San Francisco Chronicle)
  • Gay Poles are leaving their home country in the thousands, according to Polish gay rights activists. (Daily Mail)
  • Gay city councilman Ed Oakley lost in his run for mayor of Dallas. (Dallas News)
  • Former US Surgeon General Dr. Jocelyn Elders questions James Holsinger's qualifications for her former job. (Bible Belt Blogger)
  • A Chicago gay man is suing the police for allegedly beating him severely because he's gay. (CBS 2)
  • Pregnant women and transexuals are now allowed to compete in the Miss Spain competition. (Khaleej Times)
  • The bus driver who kicked two Portland, Oregon, teen girls off the bus for kissing apologized and will face disciplinary action. (KATU)

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