The United Way of the Bluegrass will not make its usual $96,000 donation to the Boy Scouts of America's Blue Grass Council this year due to the Scouts' continued ban on gay adults, it was reported this week.
When Michigan Governor Rick Snyder was asked "are you ready to expand state civil rights to include gays?", the governor dodged the question. When a follow up question was asked, Gov. Snyder "chuckled".
The Reverend Dr. William Barber II, voting rights and LGBT equality advocate, will be delivering an address, entitled "Disappearing Civil Rights: The Rise of Jim Crow 2.0," at Andover Newton Theological School in Boston on Tuesday, November 5.