Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.
Opponents of a same-sex marriage ban in Indiana are trying to strike a bipartisan tone by hiring a Republican campaign manager who had worked for Mayor Greg Ballard and Rep. Luke Messer, a supporter of the constitutional ban.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made national news this week when he signed a bill abolishing the therapy that attempts to turn gay teens straight. If enacted, a licensed mental health provider who ignored the law would be cited for unprofessional conduct and subject to licensing sanctions.
On August 2nd, Mr. Jensen received a proof for his book's final cover and noticed that his bio was incomplete. Specifically, the line "He lives in Salt Lake City with his boyfriend and their four dogs,” had been removed. When Jensen reached out to Cedar Fort, the situation devolved rapidly.