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Rocks London as ‘Frisco Retain the Bingham Cup, by Andy Harley.
San Francisco Fog retained the Bingham Cup, the competition for gay and
bisexual rugby clubs worldwide, when they ran-in four tries to defeat the UK
Manchester Spartans 26-7 at Esher Rugby Club in Surrey this evening.
May 29: Sports:
Unseeded Sydney Takes
Cup By Storm, by Andy Harley.
Unseeded Sydney Convicts emerged as
a potential finalist in the 2004 Bingham Cup today (Saturday) when they emerged
unbeaten in Pool B in the first day of the competition being held at the Esher
Rugby Club in Surrey, England.
Log Cabin Republicans Expand National
Advertising Campaign to Washington State.
Washington State is pivotal in effort to defend the Constitution and help
build a more inclusive Republican Party
PFLAG Announces National Gay Rights
Scholarship Winners. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and
Gays (PFLAG) today announced the winners of the first annual
PFLAG National Scholarships. Students were honored for academic achievement
as well as athletics, advocacy, leadership and involvement with gay,
lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community.
May 26: Sports:
Eagle Eye Bukowski, by
Lois Bukowski spent 15 happy years playing rugby
at No 8 for the Berkeley All Blues, UCLA, Coast and the University of
Pennsylvania. Her playing career included winning the National Championships
six times in a row with the All Blues and playing for the United States
Eagles. She is also the only female referee for the Bingham Cup.
British Airways Boycott by Gays and
Gays and lesbians worldwide are being asked to take part
in a little “ethical consumerism” by trying to find and alternative to
flying by British Airways.
National Gay Newspaper Guild Elects
Officers. The National Gay Newspaper Guild has elected a new slate
of officers for 2004, including the first women to its board of directors.
UK Sports related:
Bingham Rugby Cup - Steelers Strip, If Price Is
Right. Whatever the
French can do, the Brits can do better. That has been the philosophy
for hundreds of years on the north side of, err, La Manche.
Launches Animation Highlighting President Bush’s Discriminatory Agenda.
The Human Rights Campaign has launched an
animation by political cartoonist Mark Fiore that highlights President
Bush’s discriminatory effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to permanently
deny marriage rights to same-sex couples.
Log Cabin Republicans Condemn NC State GOP Chairman For Dividing Party.
Just days before the start of the North Carolina Republican State
Convention, Chairman Ferrell Blount has written a letter reversing position
and informing Log Cabin North Carolina that it will not be allowed a table
at the state convention.
The Alternatives to Marriage Project Welcomes Same-Sex Marriage in
Massachusetts - and Looks Ahead.
17 is seen as “a joyous day” by the Alternatives to Marriage Project. It is
the day when the Commonwealth of Massachusetts allows same sex partners to
marry – the first state in the US to do so.
Face Legal Action Following Violence at Gay March, by Andy Harley. Four
Polish local politicians from the Liga Polskich Rodzin (Polish Families
League) party – and the leader of the
Craków branch of Mlodziez Wszechpolska (Great
Polish Youth) – face legal action following physical attacks on gays at the
recent “Culture of Tolerance” event in
May 14: USA-related:
Shock and Awe has Become Terrorize and
Disgust. Perspective by Faisal Alam. To Iraqis, Arabs, and
Muslims around the world, the few photographs that we have seen reveal the
dark side of the American psyche.
Gays Lead Non-Gays In Internet Use for
Access to Political Use. Gay, lesbians and
bisexuals in the USA (GLB) are more likely to use the internet to access
political news and updates than heterosexuals, a new online survey has
Travel - Canada.
Gay Tourism in Toronto Gets
a Provincial Boost.
Toronto Tourism Guild (GTTG) is serious about Gay Marketing. They have been,
ever since their inception in 2002. And now, with a little help from the
province of Ontario, the GTTG is putting its hat into the Gay Marketing ring
in a big way.
Much 'Respect' For Bingham Cup.
A holiday for two worth over
£1,000 is to be raffled on Thursday at a fundraiser in London to benefit the
Bingham Cup, the rugby competition for world-wide amateur gay clubs that is
being staged in London at the end of the month.
Rendez-Vous Montréal 2006 Becomes 1st World Outgames
by Andy Harley.
Rendez-Vous Montréal 2006 gay and lesbian games is to become the 1st
Word Outgames following an agreement between the Rendez-Vous organising
committee and the Gay and Lesbian International Sport Association (GLISA),
it was announced in Montréal this morning.
Montreal Set To Announce Future of 2006
Gay Games, by Andy Harley.
of the Rendez-Vous Montréal 2006 gay and lesbian games are expected to
announce at a press conference tomorrow morning (Tuesday) that their event
will definitely be going ahead.
Al-Fatiha Condemns Sexual Humiliation of Iraqi Detainees.
Al-Fatiha Foundation, a US-based organization dedicated to Muslims who are
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning (LGBTIQ), has
condemned the sexual humiliation and abuse of Iraqi detainees by the US
occupied forces in Iraq.
Sullivan, Bradley Discuss Religion/Gay
Marriage at Pew Forum Event. Next week, the state of Massachusetts
will begin granting marriage licences to same-sex couples. As part of the
national debate that has been raging around this issue ...
QEH Date For London
Gay Men's Chorus, by Andy Harley.
Gay Men’s Chorus – the UK’s largest and best-know gay choir – are to
return to the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London’s South Bank Centre next month.
Fails to Sway Methodist Vote.
Gilbert Caldwell once stood outside the Methodist General Conference in
Pittsburgh as part of a peaceful demonstration. Today, forty years later –
and now retired – he was again peacefully demonstrating outside the United
Methodist Church’s General Conference.
Commentary: Respect for Jarred
Gamwell Who Lost, Yet Won.
weeks ago, Jarred Gamwell was a normal young and “out” gay guy at high
school in USA. Like many others, he was taunted – something he got
For The Sake of Unity, by Rev. A.
William "Bill" Martin.
Talk of schism in the United Methodist Church has increased, following the
recent trial of the Rev. Karen Dammann in the Pacific Northwest Annual
New Web Site Takes Aim at Same-Sex Resolution in Anglican Church of Canada.
Integrity Canada, a national support group for gay and lesbian Canadian
Anglicans, has launched a national Web site “to better communicate the
perspective of many of the church's lesbian and gay members” and to support
the blessing of same-sex unions.
Last updated: 1 June 2004