Adoption rights and religious exemptions advance New Zealand marriage equality; recalling the 1980 CBS-TV program that sensationalized gay San Francisco’s “dirty laundry”; Australia’s Parliament turns down a civil marriage proposal, similar French legislation is less than equal, Jamaica’s Education chief trashes a tolerant textbook, the British producer of a pro-gay Ugandan play gets bailed, Barney thumbs his nose at “Don’t Ask” repeal critics, and more LGBT news from around the world.
U.S. Congressman Barney Frank; N.Z. MP Louisa Wall; venerable U.S. gay activists Cleve Jones, Harry Britt, Jim Kepner, Ivy Bottini, and Armistead Maupin, and political consultant Pacy Markman.
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