| Head of NH non-profit prematurely announces pending closure|
William Wesley, executive director of Seacoast Outright, retracted an announcement to supporters earlier this month his organization would close its doors at the end of the month.
| NY Governor Vows Marriage Equality Vote|
New York governor David Paterson has said that if need be, he will convene special sessions of the state’s senate, still in crisis, in order to ensure that key pieces of legislation--including marriage equality--are addressed.
| We’re Not Alone: Anti-Gay Groups Also Target Jews|
Anti-gay religious groups promote their intolerance of GLBT individuals and families, but a less prominent aspect of some such groups is antipathy toward certain religions.
| Swastikas Terrorize Fla. PFLAG Activist|
Following a newspaper op-ed about faith, acceptance, and the need to strengthen families and social bonds by rejecting homophobia and persecution, a Jewish PFLAG chairperson found her garage vandalized--with swastikas.
| Obama to sign anti-smoking bill in Rose Garden|
President Barack Obama is set to sign into law an anti-smoking bill that will give the Food and Drug Administration unprecedented authority to regulate tobacco.
Some Complain AIDS Gets Too Much UN $$
A good chunk of the $196 spent by the World Health Organization over 20 years to fight diseases may have been wasted, according to a study.