February 2013 This Way Out Archives

2/3/2013 This Way Out

Gay inaugural “firsts” enliven Obama’s second; Russians okay a “no promo homo” law and look for gay tattoos, the U.K. government formally proposes marriage equality, Maltese civility and Kiwi nuptial equality take baby steps forward, a marriage-seeking gay couple drops their Taipei lawsuit, Rhode Island’s House approves marital parity, and more LGBT news

2/10/2013 This Way Out

Bent-Con celebrates queer super heroes; Jon Stewart analyzes “Unprecedented Penetration”; Marriage equality “c’est bon” in France’s National Assembly, U.S.
Senator John McCain nixes gay-inclusive immigration reform, Ontario’s Kathleen Wynne becomes Canada’s first female and first “out” provincial premier, Tennessee’s “Don’t Say Gill Bill” lives again, and more news

2/17/2013 This Way Out

The Boy Scouts of American and the National Football League intersect; A Black MP’s “less than equal” lament launches U.K. marriage equality; French troops save two Mali men from execution for having gay sex, Uganda’s Parliament reconsiders “Killing the Gays”, football allies in Melbourne and a Mumbai fifth and Hyderabad first mark LGBT Pride, the rainbow flag flies over Cambridge’s Guildhall, and more LGBT news

2/24/2013 This Way Out

Determined Mongolians come out and get even; Bristol’s LGBT History Month observance brings tears and cheers; Activism brings backlash in Belarus, there are wedding announcements in four U.S. states but Thailand’s “Town of Love” rejects marriage-seeking same-gender couples, topless Parisian feminists celebrate Pope Benedict’s surprise departure, and more global LGBT news