Each Friday, The Naked Truth will round up weekly sexual health-related news stories. Hot off the presses this week: Chicago Pride Weekend, Maxipad Sass, GOP Senator Backs Gay Marriage, Prop 8 and DOMA, and Same Sex Marriage UK Style.
Chicago Pride is here! The best place to view the parade is from a Broadway balcony, if you can find one. Have fun, everyone!: “44th Annual Chicago Pride Week: June 22-23, 2013” (ChicagoPride.com)
Social Media, well played. This witty, woman-empowered Bodyform advertisement in response to a snarky Facebook comment is making the rounds again: “Maxipad Brand Goes For Blood In Brilliant Reply To Facebook Rant” (Adweek)
3rd U.S. GOP Senator backs gay marriage. Hooray Alaska!: “Lisa Murkowski Backs Gay Marriage” (HuffPost)
Monday, June 24th is under fire: “Gay Pride Month 2013: Will the Supreme Court Make This the Best Ever, Or the Worst?” (PolicyMic.com)
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court decision, UK House of Lords to conclude debate over same-sex marriage on Monday, too! You can watch the Lords debate online: “Lords Examines Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill” (Parliament.uk)
“’Senator Murkowski’s courageous and principled announcement today sends a clear message that marriage equality must come to all 50 states in this country,’ said HRC President Chad Griffin.” -HuffPost
Safe & Happy Pride, Everyone! Use Barriers! Practice Safer Sex! Wear Sunscreen! XO