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imageVancouver games features first “Pride House,” Patti’s first gay “Millionaire Matchmaker” client of the season, a new gay networking site, plus issues of more repute are among Wednesday’s gay headlines.

“Pride House” debuts at Winter Olympics in Vancouver. This is the first time a lounge—set in a boutique hotel—for gay athletes and spectators has been part of the Olympic Village (photo).

60 U.S. House reps demand gay couples immigration reform. Gay Congress members Tammy Baldwin, Barney Frank and Jared Polis lead the charge to allow partners from other countries.

Poll: Almost two-thirds of American voters say openly gay service members won’t hurt the military

San Francisco Schools approves extra services for gay students. During deliberations, the school board caught flack from opponents because other programs are being cut during the recession.

image “Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger (photo) takes on her first gay client of the season. Tuesday’s premiere of the episode didn’t make her or her clientele any more appealing, but it’s another gay-inclusive step for the Bravo show nonetheless.

New gay social networking site raises seed money. Fabulis.com has already brought in $625K from multiple investors for a site its creator calls a gay male cross between Facebook and Yelp.

New York Senate votes to expel anti-gay Sen. Hiram Monserrate. Overwhelming majority gives him the boot citing his conviction of assault on his girlfriend.

Adopted son of gay Key West man gets state subsidy. The decision by the Child Welfare office is just the latest setback for Florida’s ban on gay adoptions.

Austrian man and woman to apply for “gay marriage.” The couple wants a civil partnership reserved only for gays to show the inequality between same-sex unions and marriage.

Asheville City Council moves forward on domestic partnership benefits for gay city workers. The emotional testimony of two lesbian police officers was among the 17 speeches in favor of the proposed measure. Six people spoke against it.

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