The US Treasury Department announced that legal marriages of same-sex couples will be recognized for all federal tax purposes. Same-sex couples will be considered married for all federal tax implications, including filing, exemptions, dependents, and employee benefits.
Ovechkin was quite eager to talk to reporters about the the Nike designed jerseys and his desire to see Russia win gold, he seemed less so when questioned about the controversy surrounding Russia's anti-gay 'propaganda' ban.
Disturbing news out of Jamaica, where 41-year-old Dean Moriah was reportedly found dead in his home early this morning with stab wounds after his car had been stolen and his house had been set on fire.
In the wake of New Jersey and California barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, lawmakers in the states of Massachusetts and New York are considering similar legislation.