The Secretary of the Army, John McHugh, indicated this weekend that the Army is prepared to lift the ban on openly gay service if the Commander-in-Chief and the Congress decide to end the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, a prospect that has gathered steam in recent weeks.
Two-thirds of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or transgender adults, asked in a new national survey conducted online, say that it is important to support environmental causes, compared with 56% of non-LGBT adults.
Interest rates across America are also low, which makes it easier to buy in any of these LGBT hotspots. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage was below five percent in early October, whereas last year the same loans carried interest rates of more than six percent.
Without legal recognition of their relationships under federal law, the report concludes, lesbians and gay men have less retirement income and are disadvantaged in their ability to pass on savings to their families after their death.
Over the past three days, 303 individuals in 19 states were arrested as part of Project Coronado, which targeted the distribution network of a major Mexican drug trafficking organization known as La Familia, through coordination between federal, state and local law enforcement
Last year, Halloween fell on a Friday, inspiring revelers to celebrate all weekend. This year, with the beloved holiday on a Saturday, trick-or-treating can start at dawn. But every year can't have a Halloweekend. Or can it?
"There's no doubt that the recession has seriously affected diners' habits across America," said Tim Zagat, CEO and Co-Founder of Zagat Survey. "Yet all our surveys highlight how the industry is adapting to the needs of the diners, offering better value, service and bargains for the wallet-weary."