Missouri lifts restrictions on gay foster parents after court mandate, but going could still be difficult, according to Department of Social Services spokesperson: “We’re considering the biological parents’ preferences, and we’re also considering the abuse and neglect that occurred to the child and whether or not an alternative lifestyle environment would be confusing or add trauma to an already abused or neglected child.”
Firefighters in Glasgow face censure after refusing to man a fire-safety stall at a Pride event in that Scottish city. Rep: “Firefighters are entitled to their private views. Since when was handing out leaflets at a gay event considered a firefighter’s core duty?” Director of Stonewall Scotland: “If they had refused to engage with people because of their ethnicity or faith, they would face disciplinary action. Why should lesbian and gay Scots be treated as second-class citizens by public servants?”
Aerobics on the beach with Matthew McConaughey.