The president had quite a few words of praise for Hawaii, which earlier this week became the 16th state to welcome marriage equality. PinkNews, Gay Star News, LGBT Weekly, and The Huffington Post are among the many sources sharing his message.
Local and Regional News
Stephen Alexander made an impression on Glocester, Rhode Island as a kid as a local star athlete.
Snapshots: Trans students in California, ENDA Google+ Hangout, and advocates in Spanish-Language Media
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Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) and Microsoft Xbox teamed up and the result is one of the coolest bowling leagues ever, and the fun’s just getting started.
Burke Wallace was an English teacher and the head varsity football coach at Livermore Valley Charter Prep High School in 2012 until he was terminated because he is a gay man.
Illinois Rep. Naomi Jakobsson was caring for her son, Garret, who was extremely ill when the marriage equality bill came to a vote. She rushed in and out of the Illinois Capitol to cast her vote. Sorrowfully Rep. Jakobsson's son Garret has passed away at the age of 46.
Governor elect Terry McAuliffe assured Virginians he will live up to his campaign promises, one of which was to sign an Executive Order protecting all state employees, including LGBT employees, from employment discrimination.