Yesterday, to raise awareness of violence targeting gay people, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts declared, "I want to come together as a community and make sure we connect and do the right things for every part of our community."
It's stalled in Springfield, but supporters of Illinois' gay marriage bill say they believe it will pass this week. Sunday, the archdiocese of Chicago used that platform to remind parishioners were the church stands.
When news surfaced on December 18 that Spencer Cox, one of the most important HIV treatment activists going back more than two decades, had died of AIDS-related causes at a Manhattan hospital at the age of 44, a haunting video clip of the Georgia native soon surfaced on Facebook.
The Minnesota state senator who will take the lead in that chamber on a bill to legalize marriage equality says backers will wait at least a month or two into the upcoming legislative session before they start to push it hard.