Make no mistake - progress was made this year. The Allied War Veterans moved closer to allowing LGBT groups into the parade they organize, the traditional St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston.
One can only imagine how difficult it must have been for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer this week. Never one to embrace logic, she was presented with a bill that a logical person would simply reject.
San Francisco Health Director Barbara Garcia is bowing to Mayor Ed Lee's office as she opposes trying to cut transmission of HIV and other diseases by distributing crack pipes to drug users.
On Sunday January 13, long-time South End and LGBT institution Fritz Bar will close for renovations. Fritz, at the corner of Berkeley and Chandler Street opened in 1983 just as the South End was becoming a neighborhood known for its large gay population.
With the first non-Menino mayoral race in decades, it's no surprise that the under-resourced local media and over-bombarded citizenry has not paid much attention to the the district and city-wide Boston city council races.
The Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus (MWPC) honored Linda DeMarco, president of Boston Pride, and marriage equality advocate Representative Kathi-Anne Reinstein, Abigail Adams awards on Wednesday night.
Openly gay state Representative Carl Sciortino finished third in the race of six Democrats with 16.1 percent; State Senator Katherine M. Clark topped the ticket.
It began four decades ago as a way to promote San Francisco's new gay neighborhood in the Castro. Over the years it has maintained its community celebration roots but also evolved into a major fundraiser for local nonprofits.
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