News & Notes

HEADLINES: Ang Lee, Aiding Prostitutes, Hong Kong


AUSSIE ADVOCACY Famous Australian gays (including Matthew Mitcham!) are teaming for a new campaign called This Is Oz, “an online photo gallery where participants can upload pictures of themselves with messages that challenge homophobia or celebrate diversity and social inclusion.” [Generation Q]

PROSTITUTE SUPPORT An organization offering aid to Canada’s male prostitutes? [Edmonton Sun]

TAKING WOODSTOCK Director Ang Lee hits Cannes with gay-tinged Taking Woodstock, but what chance does it have in taking the Palme d’Or? [Times Online]

HONG KONG Members of more than 20 groups used International Day Against Homophobia to march to government headquarters to demand more protections for queers. [The Standard]

“OTHER” ISSUES Exhausted fighting for same-sex marriage? Try one of these other important-to-gays issues. [Campus Progress]