Moscow police arrested more than 30 people trying to hold two unauthorized gay-rights demonstrations in the capital on Saturday.
Archive for May, 2011
Larry Bacon and Dave Burnett have been together 34 years. Marriage, or a civil union, isn’t likely to strengthen their bond.
“It’s just a word that comes with a lot of legal benefits,” said Bacon, of Newport, R.I. “But those benefits are important.”
A flurry of activity in efforts to legally recognize gay relationships or ban same-sex marriage is reminding advocates that even though polls indicate growing acceptance, the debate is far from settled in U.S. states.
Through their half-century relationship, Richard Peterson and Frank Colson’s lament was that they’ve never had official recognition from their government that they’re a couple. This week, that changes.
Regina Dane Roast & Toast at BRB, May 15, 2011. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
The Safe Spot Grand Opening, May 6, 2011. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
The Gay and Lesbian Latin Organization during “Latin Night” at Meteor, May 1, 2011. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
In a move that gives protection to gay youth, Texas lawmakers have passed a bill related to bullying in public schools.
The rumors about Mary’s were true. Almost. The owners of Anvil Bar & Refuge, who bought the old Chances bar across the street and are rehabbing it into the beer bar Hay Merchant and the hotly anticipated Underbelly restaurant helmed by chef Chris Shepherd, have also bought the lot where Mary’s, Naturally has stood for more than four decades.
A Texas judge has decided to void the marriage of a transgendered widow whose firefighter husband died in a fire last year. An attorney for the family of Thomas Araguz III said state District Judge Randy Clapp announced his plan in a draft ruling.