Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News – June 18, 2014

Queer news and entertainment for June 18, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News:

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Gay Star News – LGBTQ News Stories

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Gay marriage bill passes in Luxembourg

Becomes 17th country to make legalization of same-sex marriage a part of its national laws

St Petersburg repeals ‘gay propaganda’ law

Gay rights activists suspect ban was repealed is because lawmakers do not want to be ‘humiliated’ by the European Court of Human Rights

Gay porn star Cameron Fox dead at 36

Tributes have been paid to the Texas-born performer who starred in several Falcon Studios films

Greek bishop calls Gay Pride ‘perversion of human existence’

‘Do not give dogs what is holy,’ a bishop has said, describing homosexuality as a ‘disgrace’

Kyrgyzstan human rights group passes ‘gay propaganda’ bill

Similar to Russia’s own anti-gay laws, the European Union has described it as one of the most sweeping homophobic draft laws in the world

Netherlands to build a ‘Gay Village’

Gay activists are concerned that the city of Tilburg is planning on building a ghetto to keep gay people, rather than a place for gay people to feel safe

Canada will allow Ugandan LGBTI activists to visit for WorldPride after all

A group of Ugandan LGBTI rights activists will be allowed to attend the WorldPride 2014 human rights conference after their applications were initially refused by immigration officials who feared they would seek asylum

Swedish gay teen claims he was told to clean up homophobic graffiti by himself

An openly gay Swedish high school student says his principal told him it was his job to clean up homophobic graffiti that had been put up by bullies that were targeting him

Appeals court to decide gay marriage in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee all together

A federal appeals court will rule on the constitutionality of bans on same-sex marriage in all four states covered by the US judicial Sixth Circuit in the last step for opponents short of taking the issue to the Supreme Court

New global call for UN Human Rights Council to monitor LGBTI rights abuses

Human rights group ARC International is calling for non-government organizations to sign on to a statement calling on the United Nations Human Rights Council to adopt a new resolution ensuring LGBTI rights violations remain a priority at the UN

Lesbian author Jeanette Winterson faces backlash for Twitter photos of rabbit she killed and cooked

Photo of dead, partially skinned animal had caption: ‘Rabbit ate my parsley. I am eating the rabbit’

Gay dads in Texas are denied right to have their names placed on birth certificates of their twins

Jason Hanna and Joe Riggs are each the biological father of one twin

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Gay Star News: Entertainment

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The Fosters, Jim Parsons leads Teen Choice Awards nominees

Lesbian drama and gay Big Bang Theory actor are among the nominees for the show where the awards are voted for by teens

When he’s done being Hedwig, Neil Patrick Harris plans to rest – and pig out

‘After August, I’ll be all up in waffles’

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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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