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QueerView May 9: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News Stories

05/09/2014 11:54 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView."

Nintendo's "Tomodachi Life" Game Won't Feature Gay Relationships
Nintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game.

"Real Housewives Of Atlanta" Star Apologizes For Anti-Gay Sermon
A "Real Housewives Of Atlanta" star has issued an apology for an anti-gay sermon that landed herself in hot water this week.

OraQuick: The At-Home Oral HIV Test
Jinkx Monsoon joins HuffPost Live to talk about OraQuick.

Man Not Allowed To Marry Porn-Filled Laptop
A man who has made the argument that marrying a porn-filled laptop would be similar to same-sex marriage has been denied his request.

NYC's Gay Arab-American Community Finds A Room Of Their Own
With a loud hiccup and a hand over her mouth in coy embarrassment, Madame Tayoush mimics Lebanese diva Sabah in her performance of the sultry classic "Atshana" -- or "I'm Thirsty" -- as Arab-Americans hoot and cheer.

QueerView's Unicorn Of The Week
Josh brings us this week's Unicorn of the Week, Matthew Vines.

Welcome To The Isle Of Klezbos, Where Yiddish Meets Queer
About to get married to the gay love of your life? Consider hiring a klezmer band. The centuries old Yiddish wedding music, so long associated in lay circles with "Fiddler On The Roof" and arranged marriage, is actually in the midst of a queer revival.

"Drag Race" Winner Jinkx Monsoon: Don't Use The Word "She-Mail"
"Drag Race" winner Jinkx Monsoon joins HuffPost Live to discuss the controversy surrounding the term "she-mail."

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