Church protests marriage ban
Iceland swears in lesbian PM
Earlier this week, Iceland swore in its first openly gay head of government — as well as its first female leader — when the new Social Democratic Alliance chose Johanna Sigurdardottir to be prime minister.
The president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced last week that he would be resigning from his position within the next few months.
With more budget cuts expected following Mayor Nutter’s announcement last month that the city’s five-year deficit could reach $2 billion, local LGBT and HIV/AIDS organizations are feeling the effects of the city’s financial crisis.
After a nearly six-month search, LGBT legal organization Equality Advocates Pennsylvania has chosen its new leader.
The American Civil Liberties Union filed suit late last month against the Department of State and one of its contracting companies for their treatment of an HIV-positive employee.