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.
President Barack Obama today delivered a thirty-minuty speech honoring and commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.‘s “I Have A Dream” speech, delivered during the historic 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. At the 50th anniversary March on Washington civil rights leaders and public officials speaking to commemorate the event highlighted the struggles for equality that all minorities and marginalized people, including the LGBT community, still face.
Gay married couples are still barred from receiving veterans spousal benefits at this time despite the court ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act, according to a letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs that was obtained Tuesday by the Washington Blade.