After a firestorm erupted Friday over her anti-gay remarks, District 9 Councilwoman Elisa Chan on Monday issued her first public statement about controversial comments she made during a staff meeting earlier this year.
The NYPD has investigated 68 bias attacks against gays in 2013, which is up from 54 in all of 2012. Some activists say the uptick shows that gays still aren’t safe, while others say that the community is taking action to prevent the violence.
In April, Carla Hale was fired from her job as a physical education teacher at Bishop Watterson High School, a private Catholic school in Columbus, Ohio for being gay. It now appears that Ms. Hale and the school have found a "mutually agreed to a resolution of their disagreements."
A proposed amendment to the bylaws of the Alabama Republican Party would remove from the Party’s steering committee any member who publicly supports a position contrary to the most recent GOP platform, which was adopted during the 2012 Republican National Convention.
“All you do is give us rubbers!” shouted ACT UP protesters outside New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) on the comfortably cool afternoon of Thursday, August 15. “Give us data! Give us numbers!”
The race is on to see which state will be the next to legalize same-sex marriage, and Groupon wants you to know they’re working on Illinois. The web-based coupon company grabbed a bullhorn today and shouted their support via YouTube.
New Jersey becomes the second state in the country to outlaw so called "conversion therapy" for minors. Today, New Jersey Governor, Chris Christie, will sign the bill that passed the New Jersey state legislature. New Jersey joins California as the only two states that bans the harmful practices for minors.