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QueerView May 16: A Look Back At The Week In LGBT News

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SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - MAY 04: Participants march in the Eighteenth Gay Pride Parade in Sao Paulo on May 4, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Demonstrators protested in favor of the criminalization of homophobia in the country and the promotion of human rights for transsexuals. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images) | Victor Moriyama via Getty Images

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."

Why Scalia Is Content When People Write Him Off As An Anti-Gay Bigot
WASHINGTON -- A federal judge in Idaho on Tuesday joined the growing list of jurists who have embraced the words of Supreme Court marriage equality opponent Justice Antonin Scalia while striking down a state ban on same-sex marriage.

More Gay People Should Kiss In Public!
By the time you read this, I will have changed my Facebook profile picture. And I hope you'll do the same.

Military Prisons Won't Let Chelsea Manning Access Hormone Therapy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted national security leaker Pvt. Chelsea Manning to a civilian prison where she can get treatment for a gender-identity condition.

Trans Person To Play In A World Cup Qualifier Featured in 'Next Goal Wins'
Jaiyah Saelua made history in 2011 when she played a key role in American Samoa beating Tonga in the team's first victory in international soccer, as well as a 2014 World Cup qualifier.

Unicorn Of The Week: Carmen Carrera
Beloved photographer David LaChapelle has released his poster designs for the annual Life Ball, and they feature one of our favorite models and transgender icons: Carmen Carrera.

Celebrating International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia
QueerView is joined by people from all over the world to take a look at a special day dedicated to taking a stand against both homophobia and transphobia.

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