Topic: The Washington Blade
The Democrats' platform drafting committee voted to include language backing same-sex unions at a meeting in Minneapolis over the weekend.
The chief of Navy chaplains had said same-sex marriages could be performed in military chapels as soon as 'don't ask, don't tell' ends. But a sharply critical response has put that on hold.
The gay community wants the same hate-crime protections that blacks and Jews have – and would get them in legislation before Congress now.