Two Portland women say their cab ride was cut short when the driver kicked them out and left them on the side of Interstate 84. Why did the driver do that? The women say it was because they are a same-sex couple.
Two cases surfaced this week revealing proof of a shift in attitudes toward LGBT individuals in the world of sports. Rutgers Athletic Director, Julie Hermann, openly revealed she was gay in her biography on Rutgers' official website. Meanwhile, the basketball coach of Saunders High School in Yonkers, New York, came out to his players and the nation by telling his inspirational testimony of coming out.
San Diego Supervisor Ron Roberts announced yesterday that Ernest J. Dronenburg, the San Diego County Clerk who recently asked the California Supreme Court to halt gay marriages state-wide, will be the subject of a special meeting of the county's board of supervisors to be held next week.
MBTA Transit Police have charged two Quincy men with assault and battery, robbery and civil rights violations for allegedly taunting and beating a man at the South Station commuter rail station on July 20.