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Bryant Huddleston was banned from speaking at a high school in Arkansas earlier this year for being gay and an LGBT advocate, but now is being heard at Philander Smith College.
Are you wondering what's been happening since the Supreme Court decision on DOMA? We wrote a blog about it before, but the change has been happening so fast, we've compiled a roundup of some of the newer exciting steps toward equality being made across the US.
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.
The Northwest Arkansas Times refuses to print the engagement announcement of a gay couple, citing state law which does not legally recognize the marriages of loving and committed gay and lesbian couples. In similar situations, other newspapers have opted to stand in favor of inclusivity and against discrimination. A new Change.org petition encourages the Northwest Arkansas Times to join the ranks of those newspapers that practice inclusivity in spite of state laws that aren't quite there yet.
Last week, the Batesville Daily Guard took used its platform to insult and attack a local gay man – only day
UPDATE 3:31 PM: The Batesville Guard has now offered to print John Millican's obituary without any edits.
UPDATE: (see below for full story) Jennifer Huddleston, who took the original picture of the magazin