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A quick roundup of this week’s gay happenings…

Video of the Week: In this week’s video we catch up with 12-year-old gay rights activist  Will Philips and his thoughts on DOMA and the conservative backlash. (I said it once, and I’ll say it again, if it was guaranteed my kid would turn out like him, I’d commit to reproducing.)

Speaking of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act), that was definitely the biggest gay news item this week. Here’s Rachel Maddow’s coverage on the topic. And for a dose of funny here’s Jon Stewart’s take.

The Gay Super Bowl (Academy Awards) is Sunday. To help you get ready take a gander at Ellen and Neil Patrick Harris’ hilarious parody of the nominees.

Tennessee gets it wrong. Kentucky gets it right. (It being the solution to anti-gay bullying.)

In related news, a gay student in Florida is not only being bullied by his classmates, but by his teacher. Dan Savage has issued a call to action against the school.

Gay Bashing Report: Guilty verdict in bashing of lesbian couple near Toronto. Man arrested for hate crime vandalism in Long Beach.

A gay “preacher” and “Christian” zealot go head to head at Auburn University. discovers curator of rare black gay historical record. (Start video at 4:20.)

Loving this Coming Out in the 1950s series, featuring gay young people interview gay seniors about the early gay rights movement.

Obama hires first openly gay male for White House social secretary.

Here’s an update on the hate brewing legally in Montana. Although, it’s all starting to make sense seeing as the state’s legislature only recently struck down a law that criminalized gay sex.

Israel appoints first gay judge. (If all judges looked like this I might get arrested more often. I mean consider becoming a lawyer.)

Gay sports magazine launches nationally.

Darren Criss (Blaine on Glee) recently appeared on Access Hollywood to chat about that controversial kiss.

For Your Consideration: Angry Old Man & Gay Teenage Runaway

Photo of the Week: Adidas recently rolled out the press campaign for their new line of underwear, modeled by German soccer star Lukas Podolski. (Why is this news? Because I said so. Just enjoy.)


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