Alex Blaze

Friday Update

Filed By Alex Blaze | June 08, 2007 3:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Marriage Equality, Weekly Reader

  • Almost all of the men arrested in last month's crack-down on an Iranian party were released. Sixteen are out on bail and could face the death penalty. (Pink News)
  • The city of Kalamazoo will no longer offer insurance benefits to same-sex partners of city employees as a result of that state's marriage amendment. (Kalamazoo Gazette)
  • The Justice Department dropped all charges related to the Foley scandal for former Representative Jim Kolbe. (Washington Post)
  • AIDS protestors joined the demonstrations outside the G-8 conference. (POZLife)
  • A Nashville teacher was suspended for comparing "That's so gay" to the n-word in school. (The Tennesseean)
  • The midwest's largest LGBT community center just opened in Chicago. (Chicago Tribune)
  • The former head of the public defenders office in Saint Louis is being charged with attempting to set up a sham marriage so that his Peruvian boyfriend could stay in the US. (KMOV)

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