News Stories of the Year
BY Advocate.com Editors
December 23 2010 2:15 PM ET
From marriage celebrations in D.C. to
beleaguered youths taking drastic action to a prominent activist
succumbing to pressure, 2010 was as dramatic as they come. But the good
news outweighed the bad, with happy endings for people like Constance
McMillen, Dan Choi, and the students in Arkansas's Midland School
District. Here's our list of the most riveting news events of the year.
Annise Parker Takes Office
Somewhere Harvey Milk smiled on January 2: Lesbian Annise Parker began her first day as mayor of Houston, the nation’s fourth-largest city. Even though her city is on relatively stable financial ground, Parker still had to deal with an economy that has yet to fully recover. City council members showed how much faith they have in Parker’s leadership that they voted unanimously in December to give her the ability to order mandatory furloughs.
- Op-ed: We're Here, We're Queer, We're Not Part of a Pair
- One Day in Big Gaylarious America
- Buck Angel Shuts Down Transgender Surgery Fundraising Site
- Defending Anti-LGBT Laws, Putin Slams 'Genderless, Fruitless Tolerance'
- Game of Thrones Video Game Announced
- PHOTOS: 6 Couples Australia's High Court Says Aren't Married Anymore
- Women WATCH: Ellen Will Tell You if She and Portia Are Getting Divorced! 1 hour 2 min ago
- Media Game of Thrones Video Game Announced 1 hour 7 min ago
- World News Putin Slams 'Genderless, Fruitless Tolerance' 1 hour 13 min ago
- Travel PHOTOS: Whet Your Appetite for Gay Polo's Biggest Event 1 hour 15 min ago
- The Wedding Channel Coast Guard Academy Sees First Same-Sex Engagement Announcement 1 hour 19 min ago
- Television Behind The Candelabra Leads Golden Globes' TV Awards With 4 Noms 2 hours 2 min ago
- Comedy WATCH: Billy Eichner and Amy Poehler Have Aggressive Christmas Spirit 11:17 AM