Last night at the annual dinner of NYC’s LGBT Community Center, Mayor Bloomberg urged the State Senate to pass marriage equality legislation saying "Make no mistake, the time will come ... and we will pass this bill." Here's the Daily News report and here's a NY1 video clip.
The AP reports that NYC will start allowing married lesbian couples to list both woman as parents on the birth certificate of a child when one of them is the birth mother. New York State started doing this everywhere else in December. NYC, which has always kept set its own rules, has now followed suit.
Another state legislative chamber passes marriage equality legislation. Earlier this week it was the Vermont Senate. Now it’s the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
Funding problems have resulted in the shutdown of Catskill Rural AIDS Services in Oneonta.