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Rhode Island's House of Representatives has passed marriage equality legislation in a 51-19 vote.
A new PPP poll of Minnesotans shows a plurality now supports marriage equality, by a 47 to 45 margin.
The bill, S0096, introduced Wednesday by Sen. Frank Ciccone (D-Providence, North Providence), would keep in place Rhode Island’s civil unions law for same-sex couples, but would amend the constitution to prohibit same-sex marriages from being recognized.
Had former House Speaker Frank McNulty allowed a final vote on civil unions last year, he might still hold the gavel and a Republican majority.
Kyle Wells was thrown into garbage cans. Some fellow students at Cody High School laughed at him because of his sexuality. He was belittled because he was too short. But his friends recall his heart of gold.
Beginning October 1, 2014, Oregon will become the first state in the nation to offer medically necessary transition-related care to transgender youth covered under Medicaid.
In a little noticed action, the D.C. Commission on Human Rights ruled last April that the president and board of directors of a cooperative apartment building on Connecticut Avenue violated the city’s Human Rights Act by twice refusing to allow a gay couple to buy an apartment.
The two men accused of attacking a Phoenix activist and entertainer because of his sexual orientation each have pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated assault.