Select bars in Connecticut cater to the LGBT community and create space for them to meet, greet, and feel comfortable. These range from some of the top gay bars in the state to gay friendly bars that might not necessarily host specialized events. Popular gay bars in Connecticut feature drag shows and special event nights such as ladies night or transgender parties.
A transgender student was named homecoming king at a New Hampshire high school.
New London’s mayor and his husband have been invited to the White House for a celebration of LGBT Pride month.
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.
It took nine years, but a documentary celebrating United Airlines Flight 93 passenger Mark Bingham’s life premiered in June.