A beauty queen who claimed this year’s Miss USA contest was fixed has been ordered to pay the pageant organization $5 million for defamation.
Archive for December, 2012
The Montana Supreme Court on Monday rejected an “overly broad” request that gay couples be guaranteed the same benefits as married couples, but left the door open for advocates to modify their case and try again.
The Helena City Commission has unanimously passed an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Southaven Mayor Greg Davis has been under scrutiny since November 2011, when the Mississippi Auditor’s office told him to repay $170,000 for allegedly improper billings, including travel, food, liquor and one bill for $67 at Priape, described on its website as “Canada’s premiere gay lifestyle store and sex shop.”
Spouses of those serving in the armed forces, military and civilian colleges, gay musicians, service dogs trainers and a drill team from President Barack Obama’s hometown are among the diverse groups that were invited Tuesday to participate in next month’s inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue.
Negotiators jettisoned a House provision that would have banned gay marriage on military installations, weeks after the chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point held its first same-sex marriage.
The Tempe Tourism Office touts the city’s progressive attitude and hosts a website, launched in 2007, that is geared toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender visitors.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Dirty Harry and A League of Their Own will be preserved for their enduring significance in American culture by the Library of Congress, along with A Christmas Story and some pioneering sports movies.
A candidate for Wisconsin Supreme Court who has already declared he is a Democrat on Wednesday called on other candidates in the race, including a sitting justice, to state their political ideology.