Thursday, 17 February 2005

Links of the Day

(Rome) The Italian Communist Party on Wednesday called for the legalization of same-sex marriage. The party is a member of the center-left Union, the opposition in Italy's parliament.
A councillor has sparked accusations of homophobia, after he tabled a bizarre set of questions on whether Worcester County Council should offer funding to pro-gay groups.
(New Brunswick, New Jersey) Rutgers University has banned the "Fat Dyke" and the "Fat Bitch".
(Ottawa) Saying "Separate is not equal," Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin Wednesday opened debate on the government's bill to legalize same-sex marriage across the country.
The Irish government has been accused of "stalling" the debate on Civil Partnerships in the country, after its late tabling of an amendment resulted in the bill being blocked from a parliamentary vote.
(Washington) The Bush administration has told a federally funded conference on LGBT suicide to remove the words "gay," "lesbian," "bisexual" and "transgender" from its material.
(Washington) Pat Mitchell, the Public Broadcasting Service chief under fire for spending public money on a cartoon show that also featured a real-life lesbian couple, will step down when her contract expires in June 2006.

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