Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News – June 14, 2014

Queer news and entertainment for June 14, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News:

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Gay Star News – LGBTQ News Stories

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Wisconsin judge orders clerks to stop giving marriage certificates to gay couples

‘In light of the stay, we will do everything we can to expedite the case for a quick ruling on appeal’

First openly gay woman elected as premier of Ontario, Canada

Kathleen Wynne brought her partner on stage to make her victory speech as she made history twice over by being female and openly gay

Gay UK priest awarded MBE in Queen’s birthday honours

Reverend Colin Coward honoured for his work campaigning for LGBTI equality in the Church of England

US lawmakers call for suspension of trade talks with Brunei over Islamic laws

More than 100 members of Congress have signed a letter urging the US to force Brunei to abandon its draconian laws that call for amputation for thieves, and the stoning of gays and adulterers – or not be allowed to participate in a 12-country trade pact talk

WWE wrestling veteran Pat Patterson reveals lifelong secret: he is gay

In emotional meeting, the 73 year old tearfully tells fellow wrestling legends he had a partner for 40 years

Activists warn of trans suicide risk in England as surgery delayed

Leading surgeon leaves NHS, increasing gender surgery wait times. Even patients with complications after their operation face delays

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Gay Star News: Entertainment

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Ricky Martin changes words in his song from ‘she’ to ‘he’ during concert

While the gay Puerto Rican pop star was performing at a concert in Morocco, he changed the pronouns in one of his songs to reflect his sexuality

Watch: Top Mandopop star Stefanie Sun supports Pink Dot Singapore

Stefanie Sun, a Mandarin popstar popular across East Asia and Southeast Asia, says she supports the ‘Freedom to Love’ and calls on fans to attend Singapore’s pro-LGBT Pink Dot rally

Laverne Cox’s visit with Katie Couric is more warm and fuzzy this time

Regarding asking trans people about body parts, Cox tells Couric: ‘It’s only a mistake if you make it twice’

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A disabled, trans/agender person living in the American Southwest and passionate about social justice, the environment, Trans/ LGBTQIA+ equality and combating bullying.
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