Though the Northwest Arkansas Times has yet to formally announce a policy change, the paper is now devoting time and space in its opinion pages to local readers who are asking them to treat all loving and committed relationships equally.
A popular music director at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in south Charlotte, North Carolina, lost his job last month for marrying his longtime partner in New York, one of seven states to recognize same-sex marriages. Under a recent Supreme Court ruling, the firing appears legal.
In the wake of Tuesday’s Ninth Circuit Court decision affirming the ruling that Prop 8 was in violation of the federal constitution, a number of religious and faith groups issued statements in support of the decision.
The Ugandan government said Wednesday that it does not support efforts to pass anti-gay legislation int he country. A statement said, "Whilst the government of Uganda does not support this bill, it is required under our constitution to facilitate this debate. The facilitation of this debate should not be confused for the government's support for this bill."