[OutVoice] Family Protections "Beyond Marriage" + Sappho's Sicilian sister + global LGBT news + more!

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Mon Jul 28 04:54:15 EDT 2008

                              THIS WAY OUT
            the international gay and lesbian radio magazine
                    Program #1,060, distributed 07/28/08
  (hosted this week by Lucia Chappelle and produced with Greg Gordon)
       The difference between marriage rights and family protections;
       Sappho’s legacy lives in a Sicilian sister’s poetry;
The woman who revealed the true nature of little-known cultures;
 The U.N. okays more queer consultants, Barcelona Eurogames play to
inclusive crowds, an apparent "honor killing" silences "Turkey’s gay
 poster boy," Aussie protestors preach "Pope Go Homo," and more news

* In "NewsWrap": LGBT advocacy groups from the Netherlands and Spain are the latest to win consultative status at the United Nations... thousands of athletes and tourists converge on Barcelona for the annual Eurogames... Turkey’s "Gay Poster Boy" Ahmet Yildiz is the victim of what some are calling an "honor killing" in Istanbul... thousands of LGBT people protest the Pope’s visit to Australia... Lesbos litigants lose their "lesbian" lawsuit... and more LGBT news from around the world  (written by GREG GORDON, and reported this week by LEIGH MOORE and JON BEAUPRE).

* Her celebration of Italian-American and lesbian ide
ntity, "LOOKING FOR COVER, POEMS BY MARIA FAMA," includes a new look at an old favorite, Sappho.  Fama explores the Sicilian roots of the Poetess in exile – our correspondent JANET MASON explores the explorer.

* Bisexual "MARGARET MEAD - PROMINENT AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST" is profiled in a "RAINBOW MINUTE"  (produced by JUDD PROCTOR & BRIAN BURNS at WRIR-FM in Richmond, Virginia, and read by CANDACE GINGRICH).

* Last time on "This Way Out," law professor NANCY POLIKOFF explained why she believes marriage equality is not the "be all and end all" of family rights.  In this week’s conclusion, correspondents JOSY CATOGGIO and MELISSA CHIPRIN ask the author of "BEYOND (STRAIGHT AND GAY) MARRIAGE: VALUING ALL FAMILIES UNDER THE LAW" about one unforgettable case that crystallized the issue. ********************************************************
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