Gay USA 1/8/14

The U.S. Supreme Court stops same-sex marriages in Utah—at least until the 10th Circuit rules on the state's appeal. What will happen to the more than 1,300 gay couples already married there? New Mexico's Republican governor does not support a state constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, now legal there under a state high court order A packed gay bar in Seattle was hit with an arson attack—disaster averted by some quick-thinking soldiers Another Catholic school employee in Seattle is going to marry her same-sex partner A federal judge orders domestic partner benefits back on in Houston Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe, a fierce straight ally, attacks one of his coaches there as an anti-gay bigot and may go to court over it A HS student in Mississippi is suing her district over the anti-lesbian harassment she was subjected to by the administration, teachers and students Is anti-gay Congressman Aaron Schock gay? Is the Pope Catholic? We have a number of notable deaths to mourn this week And our guest is writer/reporter David Tuller who is just back from Russia and will give us his perspective on the crisis for LGBT people there—as well as his recent reporting on the resistance of many gay men in the U.S. to taking PrEP (Truvada) to prevent HIV infection. David's 1996 book was "Cracks in an Iron Closet: Travels in Gay and Lesbian Russia." You can read his new article on BuzzFeed, "Far from Russia's Biggest Cities, Being Gay Means Being Always Under Threat" at

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