After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Britain to count gay population

By |2008-12-18T09:00:00-05:00December 18th, 2008|News|

by Rex Wockner

Britain’s Office for National Statistics is going to count the gay population.
Starting in January, a sexual-orientation question will be included in several of the office’s routine surveys, leading to an eventual estimate of the size of the nation’s gay community.
Respondents will choose from heterosexual/straight, gay/lesbian, bisexual or “other” – or can opt not to answer.
Officials say the results will be useful for gauging levels of discrimination and unequal treatment and addressing those problems.

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