A 73-year-old Miami man, who is also a registered sex offender, faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, arson, and committing a hate crime after he allegedly tried to burn down a home with two women and eight children inside because the women are lesbians.
Three people – a gay man and a married lesbian couple – are now the legal parents of their 23-month-old daughter, after a Miami-Dade circuit judge approved the private adoption Wednesday.
Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll sent a letter of apology to a gay rights group for offending lesbians when she said black women who engage in those relationships don’t look like her.
The controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” program that forced gays and lesbians to stay in the closet in order to serve in the military ended Tuesday morning.