Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans Wednesday night in his third State of the State address. And it is doing better than two years ago, he added.
Leaders of a coalition representing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people which has not been accepted to participate in this Sunday's Tet Parade has garnered new supporters, including the ACLU and the Garden Grove Unified School District.
Gov. Pat Quinn marked the unofficial launch of his 2014 re-election campaign Wednesday, delivering a State of the State address pitched at Democratic primary election voters inclined to like his calls for a minimum wage increase, an assault weapons ban and gay marriage.
A Colorado preacher, known for his controversial opinions, ramped up his anti-gay rhetoric this past week, predicting that same-sex marriage will lead to homeschooled children being sent to live with pedophiles, and implying that members of the gay community will "burn Christians at the stake."
The Brown Student Health Insurance Plan will cover 14 different sexual reassignment surgery procedures starting in August, Director of Insurance and Purchasing Services Jeanne Hebert confirmed in an email to The Herald.