08 August 2010

Gay marriage to live happily ever after (Bloomberg News)

Aug. 6 (Bloomberg) -- This week’s ruling in California represents more than a setback for opponents of same-sex marriage. (more above)

Hong Kong transsexual launches court bid (Google / AFP)

HONG KONG — A Hong Kong transsexual has launched a landmark court challenge to win the right to marry her boyfriend after city officials blocked the move, a report said Sunday. (more above)

Rob McElhenney: pro -gay family, raised in a gay household, (On Top magazine)

Rob McElhenney says he's pro-gay marriage and was partly raised in a gay family. (more above)

Transgender dog saved by surgery (Press - Enterprise)

A Pomeranian puppy found wandering San Bernardino streets and born with partially formed male and female reproductive organs has been saved from possible euthanasia after one woman's donation allowed for a $1,165 gender reassignment surgery. (more above)

GLAAD gives MTV, the CW high marks for character diversity (Los Angeles Times)

Youth-oriented networks MTV and the CW devoted larger shares of their prime-time hours to depicting gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender characters than other television networks last season, according to a new analysis by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation. (more above)

Race to succeed Chris Daly reflects a transformed district (The New York Times)

The Mission Hotel, home to poverty, despair and, residents said, a steady market for drugs and sex behind its faded green walls, has long been an improbable seat of political influence in San Francisco. (more above)