Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Today's Headlines From LGBTQNation

Defense rests in murder trial of gay teen; accused refuses to testify

August 23 — Defense attorneys on Monday rested their case in the murder trial of 17-year-old Brandon McInerney, accused in the 2008 execution-style slaying of Lawrence King, a gay classmate. Read more 

‘Yelp’ removes negative comments, ratings condemning anti-gay bridal shop

August 23 — Online review website “Yelp” has removed more than 1,000 negative reviews of a New Jersey bridal shop after it was flooded with comments bashing the shop for refusing to sell a wedding dress to a lesbian bride-to-be. Read more »

Change in immigration policy could benefit same-sex binational couples

August 22 — The Obama Administration has announced it plans to implement changes in U.S. immigration policy, the result of which could benefit bi-national same-sex couples. Read more »