Ugandan Bishop Christopher Senyonjo to Speak Against “Kill The Gays” Bill in Uganda.Bishop

Bishop Christopher Senyonjo, chaplain of Integrity Uganda, has launched a speaking tour in the USA to denounce worldwide homophobia and Uganda's "anti-homosexuality bill” which could lead to Senyonjo's arrest for his support of the LGBT community.

Bishop Senyonjo will be in Sacramento on May 17 & 18, and will speak at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, located at 27th & Capitol Ave., at 6 p.m.

Senyonjo, one of the few Ugandan Anglican bishops or priests who strongly condemns the bill, calls it a gross violation of human rights. He is a married, grandfather of 11, and will visit California, Minneapolis, New York and Washington, D.C.

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Prop. 8 Attorney Looks to Case ResolutionDavid Boies

By Sarah Blazucki, PGN Editor, © Philadelphia Gay News 2010


In early May, the judge in the Proposition 8 trial, “Perry vs. Schwarzenegger,” announced closing arguments would begin on June 16.

In the case, two same-sex couples are suing to overturn the ballot initiative that amended the California state constitution to ban gay marriage after the legislature had granted it in 2008.

The couples’ lawyers, Theodore Olson and David Boies, received the International Role Model Award from Equality Forum at the International Equality Dinner on May 1 in Philadelphia.

While Boies was in town, PGN asked him about his expectations on the case.

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Cast From A Chorus Line to Highlight Harvey Milk Day Rally EntertainmentCMT's A Chorus Line

To commemorate Harvey Milk Day, on his birthday, May 22, 2010 Equality Action Now will host a fun and historic Rally and March on the West steps of the State Capitol.

Invited guests include adult and youth speakers from the community as well as entertainment. Highlighting the entertainment will be members of the cast of Broadway Sacramento’s production of A Chorus Line.

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Could the Next Supreme Court Justice Be a Lesbian? Would It Matter?Elena Kagan

By Jennifer Vanesco

Editor’s Note: This column was originally written before President Obama announced his selection of Solicitor General Elena Kagan to serve on the Supreme Court and has been altered slightly now that the decision has been announced.

Suddenly, it seems possible that the next Supreme Court Justice might be a lesbian.

Surprise!

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Chico Shows Their Gay Pride in Pioneer Day ParadeChico Pride

By Gary V. Sereno-Regis
May 5, 2010 became a special day in my life as 15 of us marched the streets of Chico in support the LGTBQ community. It was a public statement and one that was very visible.

A few months ago, when the Chico Pride Fest's Board of Directors was first discussing marching in the Chico Pioneer Day's Parade, I was skeptical that any community members would march with us. Still, I dutifully sent out the invitations for everyone to come to the parade and either join us, or show up in support.

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