Thursday, August 07, 2008

NEWS & POP CULTURE HEADLINES

  • Jack Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon. Read More
  • Firefighters in gay bias case leave department
  • Tennessee church rampage suspect eyes insanity defense
  • Obama says he supports LGBT adoption
  • Bush's homophobia makes my blood boil says Cyndi Lauper
  • Death penalty sought in the murder of gay man, Steven Domer
  • Oral arguments set in Senator Craig's gay sex-sting appeal
  • Parents of slain gay dancer sue San Diego Harbor Police
  • David Stamm, a closeted coach on trial for allegedly molesting underage boy


  • California Senate approves May 22 as Harvey Milk Day
    Advocate reports:
    The California state senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would declare May 22 “Harvey Milk Day,” observing the birthday of the openly gay San Francisco city supervisor who was assassinated nearly 30 years ago. The 22–13 vote in favor of the designation, which would create a “day of significance” rather than a state holiday, was along party lines. Not one Republican senator voted for the bill, which would encourage schools and other educational institutions “to conduct suitable commemorative exercises on that date,” the Los Angeles Times reports. READ MORE