Local and Regional News
Politini comes to The Grio
Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills are a power couple, getting an even bigger platform on The Griot.
Amidst bomb threats and government pressure, LGBT Open Games kick off in Russia
The Russian Open Games have finally kicked off with Greg Louganis attending. However, the LGBT-inclusive sports festival has had to weather last-minute venue cancellations, a bomb threat, and threats from anti-LGBT politicians who urged the event to be shut down by the government.
Judge rules Texas marriage ban unconstitutional, stays decision for appeal
A judge has ruled that Texas ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. Citing last summer's Windsor Supreme Court ruling, United States District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio said that the marriage ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Barney Frank, Steve Case, George Takei and more speak out against SB1062
Former Rep. Barney Frank, investor Steve Case, actor George Takei and CNN's LZ Granderson have all joined the voices urging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's to veto Senate Bill 106.
GLAAD President: Gov. Brewer must veto 1062
NFL, Apple, Marriott, American Airlines, and more urge Arizona to drop discriminatory bill
Major corporations including Marriott, Apple, American Airlines, and National Football League, as well as the organizations National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, National Black Justice Coalition, and US Business Leadership Network have condemned Senate Bill 1062.
Snapshots: Sarah Kate Ellis on MSNBC, CeCe McDonald, sharing a Russian artist's story, and more
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