During an event for the Elton John AIDS Foundation on Wednesday, John praised New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and thanked him for "taking a stand in New York and making the dream of marriage equality a reality in the state."
Joplin High School teacher Jim Whitney this week was cleared of charges that he made anti-gay comments on Facebook. Joplin Superintendent Doctor CJ Huff claims Whitney's account was hacked and said, "It's unfortunate when you're dealing with social media and dealing with technology and the potential for people to get on to other people's accounts and say things that shouldn't be said."
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) has been advocating for the Every Child Deserves a Family Act, which would prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent.
Josh Snyder, the husband of the gay soldier booed at a September Republican presidential debate, appeared on MSNBC Thursday to discuss the incident and the lawsuit he is a plaintiff in seeking to strike down DOMA.
U.S. District Judge Nanette Laughrey heard arguments on Thursday on whether to impose a preliminary injunction against the Camdenton School District because of filtering software the district uses that restricts access to LGBT-inclusive websites.