Yvonne “Dixie” Fasnacht, who spent much of her life playing jazz and welcoming aficionados to her French Quarter Club–Dixie’s Bar of Music on Bourbon Street–has died at 101.
Archive for November, 2011
One of those involved in organizing a recent 24-hour prayer rally at Detroit’s Ford Field says the event drew about 27,400 people.
A Montana judge abdicated his responsibility when he dismissed a lawsuit by six gay couples seeking the same legal benefits as married couples, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday in an appeal to the state’s highest court.
The parents of a Rutgers University student who committed suicide last year returned to the school Monday for an academic symposium on the benefits and perils of social media for teens and young adults.
Brazil’s government for the first time has granted a foreign citizen the right to live permanently in the country based on a same-sex relationship with a Brazilian citizen, according to a notice published Monday in the country’s Federal Register.
The election of Cincinnati’s first openly gay councilman represents a shift for an Ohio city that for years had a charter amendment that was unfavorable to gays.
Gay marriage backers in Washington believe the time has come to take another step toward equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
A statewide poll by St. Cloud State University found that marginally more people oppose than support next year’s constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
North Carolina’s leading gay rights group is holding its annual conference and dinner with an eye toward challenging a proposed constitutional amendment next May that would ban gay marriage.