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08:28 | 21st August 2017

News: World

Fri 18 Jun, 2010
By Sam Bristowe


I have never made a secret about who I am or what I am

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Gay Soldiers shouldnt command troops say's Brazillian General.

A Brazilian general’s comment that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops sparked fierce criticism today from gay rights groups and a national lawyers’ organisation that champions human rights


SJP – SATC2 = LGBT

Sarah Jessica Parker has given away her tickets to the Sex and the City 2 premier in a bid to raise money for equal LGBT rights.


Five arrested in Kenya over gay wedding

Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding, a local official said.


Prop 8 to be made into a film

Seeking to overcome a broadcast blackout imposed by the US Supreme Court, a pair of Los Angeles filmmakers have undertaken the task of faithfully recreating the federal trial on California’s same-sex marriage ban for the internet – all 60-plus hours of it; every “um,” “yes, your honour” and “objection!”


US Mayor comes out at Pride lunch

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David Maher, Mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has opened up about his sexuality at an annual Pride brunch, making him the third consecutive gay Mayor for the town.

"In the early 1990s my city council colleague Ken Reeves came out as the first openly gay mayor of Cambridge -- since that time Denise Simmons and I have both had the privilege and honor of serving as mayor,"

Both Ken and Denise served as openly gay mayors, making Maher the third consecutive gay mayor for Cambridge, Massachusetts in the US.

Insisting that his statement was not mean to be taken as a big announcement, he later told the Cambridge Chronicle "I have never made a secret about who I am or what I am,"

"I’ve tried very hard to separate my public life from my private life."

Maher has been live with his partner for 30 years.


 

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