LGBT News Roundup: 07.10.12



Episcopalians Provisionally OK Marriage Rites, Transgender Rights

Approved by various Episcopal bodies at the church’s General Convention, both measures require further action.

Phoenix Mayor to Arizona Gov. – Domestic Partner Benefits Work for Us

Responding to Arizona governor Jan Brewer’s attempt to do away with same-sex partnership benefits, Phoenix mayor Greg Stanton issued a statement Monday praising domestic partner benefits in the state’s capital city.

The Myth About Black Voters

The NAACP and President Obama help change the conversation about African-Americans and marriage equality.

Eight Gay Activists Arrested in St. Petersburg

Russian police have arrested a total of eight people who were attempting to hold gay rights rallies in St. Petersburg. 

Chloë Sevigny Hits It With Her Best Shot

The actress subverts gender again in her newest role as a transgender woman who just happens to be an assassin.

Jan Brewer Asks Supreme Court to Strip Benefits of Same-Sex Partners

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling which provides  domestic-partner benefits to same-sex spouses of state employees.

Mick Jagger-David Bowie gay affair ‘comes out’ in new book

A juicy Mick Jagger and David Bowie rumor about the pair having a gay affair comes out in a new book this week. 

Father Bernard Lynch, Gay Catholic Priest, Reveals He’s Married To A Man, Non-Celibate

In a new book, Father Bernard Lynch, a gay Catholic priest says he is non-celibate and reveals that he has been married to a man for the past 14 years.

Latino Republicans More Approving of Gay Marriage Than Rest of GOP

Hispanic Republicans are more likely to support gay marriage than the general Republican population by a significant 14 percentage points.



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