Police spokesman Carlos Campos said that officers have charged 18-year-old Christopher Cain with aggravated assault and robbery in the Feb. 4 attack outside a southwest Atlanta store.
Archive for February, 2012
New Jersey lawmakers gave their blessing to legalizing gay marriage for the first time Monday as the state Senate passed a bill that would allow nuptials for same-sex couples. Gov. Chris Christie has said he will veto such legislation.
February is always a busy month—we’ll need to get so much done in just 29 days this year. As the month opens, Mars, planet of action and competition, is retrograde until mid-April. This isn’t a good time to initiate any new projects.
The Marriott International gay travel portal also offers unique hospitality, wedding and honeymoon packages showcasing popular destinations and resorts worldwide.
How lucky can you get? A fortunate fluke led to director Jim Tommaney casting identical twin actors as the identical twins in Edward Albee’s new play “Me, Myself & I” at Midtown Art Center.
“GLSEN in Boots” fundraiser at Blanco’s Houston, January 28, 2012. Photos by Dalton DeHart.
BARC advocates for proven way to save the lives of companion animals and homeless animals living on the street – Houstonians Help Needed.
BARC is partnering with two groups to change the future for Houston’s homeless pets. BARC is asking Houstonians to donate $10 to launch a new program with SNAP to interrupt the growth in the homeless pet population in high-need areas. BARC is also joining with the Houston Humane Society (HHS), Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), HCPHES Veterinary Public Health, and the Houston Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HSPCA) to offer half-price pet adoptions from February 10th through February 12th.
“Proposition 8 serves no purpose other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians”
Mitchell Katine, local counsel in Lawrence v. Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court case that overturned sodomy laws in the United States, said he was “thrilled” with yesterday’s finding by a federal appeals court that California’s ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. He cautioned students at the University of Houston Law Center, however, that the case will ultimately be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court, and that might take a year or two.
A lawmaker in Uganda is reintroducing an anti-gay bill that received wide condemnation, including from President Barack Obama.
The January court ruling addressed children born to a lesbian mother who conceived through the use of an anonymous sperm donor. But it didn’t address how cases of same-sex couples who conceive in other ways should be handled, and the Iowa Department of Public Health wants guidance about how to handle those cases, spokeswoman Polly Carver-Kimm said.