Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he will boycott the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston, unless organizers allow gay and lesbian groups to march next month.
Cambridge is looking for volunteers for a city commission focused on equality for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The commission’s mission is to advocate for a culture of respect for the GLBT community.
Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.
Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown is one of eight Republican Senators who broke party lines and voted Saturday to repeal the 17-year policy known as “don’t ask, don’t tell.”