Today, Washington became the 7th U.S. state (and eighth jurisdiction) to legally allow marriage for same-sex couples as Gov. Chris Gregoire signed the marriage equality bill into law at a statehouse signing ceremony in Olympia.
El día de hoy se firmó de aprobado una ley que traerá la igualdad matrimonial al estado de Washington. A partir del 7 de junio, cuando entrará en vigor la nueva ley, el estado se convertirá en el séptimo (y octava jurisdicción) en el país en permitir que contraigan matrimonio las parejas del mismo sexo.
Though the Northwest Arkansas Times has yet to formally announce a policy change, the paper is now devoting time and space in its opinion pages to local readers who are asking them to treat all loving and committed relationships equally.
Today, on the GLAAD blog, we are taking the time to highlight the life of Bayard Rustin, as well as the lives of other 'brother outsiders' from our history, who dealt with both racism and homophobia as they paved the way for others.