Rhode Island Governor Gay Marriage Veto Overturned
Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers voted Tuesday to allow same-sex and unmarried couples the right to plan the funerals of their late partners, overriding a veto by the governor, who warned it eroded traditional marriage.

The bill passed 67-3 in the House and 31-3 in the Senate, and enjoyed support from several Republican lawmakers in the same party as Gov. Don Carcieri, an adamant opponent of same-sex marriage in a state that does not recognize gay unions.

NJ Senate Gay Marriage Vote
Associated Press

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's state Senate is set to vote on whether to legalize gay marriage.  Sen. President Richard Codey has scheduled the vote for Thursday. Codey said Tuesday that the people of New Jersey ''deserve the right to a formal debate on the Senate floor.''  Five states now recognize gay marriage. Gay rights advocates have been pushing for New Jersey to join them quickly.

Denise King
In Memory Of:

Denise King (August 12, 1969 - December 31, 2009)

The GLCC /Pride Center mourns the unexpected death of Denise King at the age 40.  On February 22, 2008, Denise and the local LGBT community mourned the tragic murder of Denise's 17-year old openly gay son Simmie Williams, Jr.

Commit2Love Valentines Day Ceremony

Commitment Ceremony & Reception Hosted by Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce on Jungle Island

Miami, FL– Gay and lesbian couples are invited to Commit 2 Love on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2010 on Jungle Island. The Miami-Dade Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is offering gay and lesbian couples the opportunity to honor and celebrate their relationships with a special ceremony and reception.

Nexus One Google Phone
CNN Reporter Doug Gross

Calling it their "superphone," Google unveiled the Nexus One on Tuesday, marking the online search giant's first leap into the smartphone market.  The phone, which goes head to head with Apple's darling of the market, the iPhone, is sold only through a Web store operated by Google and, unlike the iPhone and most other current smartphones, is available either with or without mobile service.  "We are very happy to be able to offer a choice," said Mario Queiroz, Google's vice president of product management.

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