31-year-old gay British man wins case against his employer after being humiliated by homophobic pornographic graffiti scrawled on the workplace’s bathroom wall.
The sleep drug Ambien found to be able to wake people up from persistent vegetative states: “We have never before spoken of damaged cells in the brain going into hibernation – we have thought of them as necrotic, or dead, cells. But we know cells can go into hibernation in the heart and thyroid, so why not the brain? If there are hibernating cells in damaged brains, it may be that this drug helps to wake them in some people.”
Church of England appoints first HIV-positive, gay priest. Bishop: “This appointment is a sign of the church being grown up and living in the real world. The priest has a ministry to offer and clearly there is a welcome for him in his parish.”