Quickies: Monday, July 18 2011
By Noah Michelson
> Dustin Lance Black has written a play, 8, based on the transcripts from the Proposition 8 trial.
> Hate crimes against gay men are on the rise in NYC.
> Queer jailers in the Philippines are now restricted from frisking inmates of the same sex.
> The final Harry Potter film smashes box office records by pulling in $476 million world wide during its first weekend in theaters.
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