| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Any woman who has ever been pregnant knows just how much you get poked and prodded along the way. There's the first visit to the OB/GYN when, at least for me, I was so excited and anxious and then they run down the list of tests they'd like to do, and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Two years ago, I found a letter in my sister's car informing her that the blood she gave during a charity blood drive had tested positive for HIV. I didn't say anything to her at the time, because it was a really bad time, I wasn't supposed to find out,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
“I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.”
Although those three...
| Oct 1, 2010
In the past two weeks there have been a series of teen boys who have committed suicide because they were bullied at school because their classmates believed that they were gay.
Their names were Seth Walsh, Justin Aaberg, Billy Lucas , and Asher Brown....
| May 16, 2011
| 10:23 AM
The two Pakistani brides dressed in traditional native costumes looked lovingly at each other as Justice of the Peace Barbara Simkins pronounced them married.
“They looked absolutely magnificent,” says Simkins, who with her fiancé Natacha...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:37 PM
With same sex marriages legal in Connecticut, many gay male and lesbian couples have been tying the equality knot.
After 29 years together, Garrett Stack and John Anderson of Woodbridge had a church wedding in 2009.
“There is nothing traditional...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:20 AM
LGBTQ Spirit Day is a day to remember all those young people who took their lives because of their sexual orientation. They were bullied at school, in their communities or at home because of their sexual orientation and in honor of them people across...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Southeast Orange County is home to a growing Hispanic population vying for political power. It's also facing some of the region's most intense development pressures.
In the Aug. 26 nonpartisan primary for this County Commission District 4 region,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 3:37 PM
HARTFORD – The latest statewide data on Connecticut police traffic stops indicates that minorities are being stopped at rates higher than population statistics would suggest is normal. State officials are now crunching those numbers to determine...