Now same-sex couples in Asia can finally get married in Cinderella's castle, and both can wear gowns if they want. Tokyo Disneyland acquiesced this week to a request by two women to get married on the grounds, reports the Guardian. Koyuki Higashi had written to Disney asking for permission to marry her partner Hiroko and was initially told yes — so long as only one wore a gown and the other a tux.
If you needed more proof that LGBT minds were the wittiest: In order to promote the 2012 EuroGames in Budapest June 27-July 1, promoters came up with a creative new campaign. Watch the video for Fresh Air, the world's very first gay airline announced its debut to "take off to the deservedly popular and gay-friendly Budapest" for EuroGames.
On Saturday, out gymnast Josh Dixon finished second out of 72 competitors at a qualifier for the 2012 Olympics.
Hillary Rodham Clinton will be honored with the World LGBT Award at the upcoming World Pride in London, this following the secretary of state’s speech on global gay and transgender rights before the United Nations in December. Also receiving an award at the event in July is the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex Association. Via Pink News:
Volunteers getting trained for the London Summer Olympics are now prepared to handle complaints of same-sex PDAs.
Mitt Romney came out swinging against marriage equality during his Friday CPAC address, claiming he “prevented Massachusetts from becoming the Las Vegas of gay marriage.”