A growing memorial still sits at the spot where 20-year-old Marquita Jones was shot and killed Saturday.
There are still plenty of questions about who killed her.
Alexus Thomas says she was Jones’ girlfriend for the last 4 months, “I know I am not .”,” says Thomas.
Witnesses told Thomas the shooter apparently waited for Jones to arrive home.
There had been a suspicious red truck parked near her apartment Saturday morning.
“They just heard “b–” and then a pow. It was not a normal gun shot,” says Thomas.
Gay and lesbian consumers prefer fuel-efficient cars, account for 5% of new car purchases and have average household income in the six figures—more than that of heterosexual households, according to a recent marketing survey.
So it’s little surprise that General Motors ran a gay-themed advertisement last month for the Chevrolet Volt, the type of car studies show gay and lesbian consumers tend to like.
GM didn’t count on the ad drawing national attention.
The legal and business information company Thomson Reuters has come out against an amendment to ban marriage equality in Minnesota.
The company said Friday it doesn’t believe the amendment “would be good for Thomson Reuters or the business community in the state.” It says it would hurt recruiting.
Prominent companies such as General Mills and St. Jude Medical spoke out earlier against the proposed amendment, which goes to voters in November. The state already has a law against marriage equality, but opponents say it’s necessary to put the ban in the state constitution.
President Obama’s decision to publicly support marriage equality may have changed the minds of some Americans, according to a national poll. But in states that will vote on the issue in November, the impact has been mixed.
Marriage equality advocates say they have raised more money and attracted additional campaign volunteers since the president’s historic announcement in May. But opponents downplay Obama’s potential impact, beyond serving to mobilize their conservative base.
It was a violent attack caught on videotape and posted online for those across the country to see: Four men shouting anti-gay slurs as they beat another man outside a southwest Atlanta convenience store.
Atlanta , Police Department Dareal Damare Williams is wanted for his alleged part in the Feb. 4 robbery and attack on Brandon White outside an Atlanta store.
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Dorian Moragne, 19, is one of three men police have been seeking for allegedly beating Brandon White, an attack captured on video and posted on the Internet
Marriages for same-sex couples aren’t recognized in most states, but Target stores nationwide are now selling greeting cards to celebrate them.
Placed on card racks under the headings of “For two special men” and “For two special women,” the cards are adorned with phrases such as “Mr. & Mr.” and “Two very special women, one very special love.”
Nearly 30,000 people (and rising) have now watched Roman Catholic Priest Bob Pierson tell Minnesota Catholics why their faith can advise them to reject a proposed constitutional amendment that would ban marriage equality – despite what other Catholic leaders in the state are saying.
In the bedroom communities of Eden Prairie and Minnetonka, Minnesota, billboards promoting right-wing candidates and talk show hosts frequently pop up between car dealerships and golf clubs. But a sudden proliferation of rainbow flags has made these neighborhoods into unexpected battlegrounds in the state's marriage debate. It started with Gwin Pratt, a senior pastor at St. Luke Presbyterian Church, which has a long history of advocating for LGBT equality.