The treatment of gay members and leaders within the Scouts has been the subject of intense debate inside and outside the organization for years. In 2013, the organization decided to allow openly gay youth as Scouts, beginning in January 2014, but retained the bar on gay adults as leaders. … [Read more...] about Boy Scouts president proposes end to ban on gay adult leaders
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After William Carson died, in 1912, the son moved across the street, but the Pink Lady remained in the family until the 1920s. The Carson family eventually left the area, and the Carson mansion has been a private club since the 1950s. … [Read more...] about Victorian ‘Pink Lady’ mansion in Eureka on the market for $1.29M
“We have such extraordinary talent in our academic medical centers. We really need to begin to leverage them more,” Fauci said. “California has a number of world-class academic medical centers. The Bay Area alone, you have UCSF and Stanford right there among others are some of the best of the world. I think if the rest of the country would leverage their academic medical centers, we would be much better off.” … [Read more...] about Dr. Fauci At Stanford: ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Factors Lead To Coronavirus Surge In U.S.
A secretive surveillance submarine known informally as the Losharik suffered a catastrophic accident on July 2 while conducting tests in the Barents Sea. In all, 14 crew members were killed. Officials have released scant details about the sub, which is based at the Kola Peninsula port of Severomorsk, and what exactly occurred during the fire. … [Read more...] about What Exactly Happened at Russian Missile Test Site?
Four years later, the state Supreme Court backtracked and allowed same-sex marriages again — so the Young Birds married for a third time, on Young’s 70th birthday. They got in just before the passage of Proposition 8, which again banned same-sex marriage in California, and this time there was no annulment order. “This one stuck,” Bird said. … [Read more...] about Couple’s half-century love story mirrors gay community’s growth