OKLAHOMA TO GET FIRST OPENLY GAY LEGISLATOR
OKLAHOMA CITY - Al McAffrey is poised to become the first openly gay member of the Oklahoma state legislature after winning his Democratic primary to represent District 88 in the Oklahoma State House. He faces no Republican opposition in the general election in November.
More arrests in New Mexico gay bashing
More arrests have been made in the July beating of an 18-year-old gay man in Edgewood, N.M. Leroy Segura, 21, has turned himself in to police and faces several charges, including kidnapping and aggravated battery causing great bodily injury, according to KRQE TV in Albuquerque. Cecily Gonzales, 16, was arrested Saturday and faces similar charges.