A judge in New Jersey has just decided that Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, a Methodist-affiliated association, violated state laws while refusing a lesbian couple to use its boardwalk pavilion for their civil union ceremony in 2007.
One of both teenager was condemned to 5 years of prison.
Chrissy Lee Polis had been attacked by Teonna Monae Brown, 19, and her accomplice, 14.
Brown was condemned to ten years in jail with five years suspended, plus three years of supervised probation and her accomplice, 14, were not judged because of her age but are held in a juvenile detention facility.
The judge John Grason Turnbull II called this an « absolutely outrageous behaviour ».
The employee who had filmed the scene without intervening was fired.
Amanda Bookers, a young lesbian, accused police officers from the county of Bartow in Georgia. They decided to drive her to evangelists "to cure" her homosexuality when they were supposed to drive her to the hospital to cure her addiction for drugs.
Last year, a mother had filed a lawsuit against Kilgore Independent School District, Texas after 2 coaches of softball outed her daughter.
The judge who had stopped the ban of the gay marriage in California speaks for the first time on the fact that he is gay.
In Massachusetts, the Governor Deval Patrick nominated Barbara A. Lenk, openly lesbian, at the Supreme Judicial Court of the state.
Mary Morgan, the first openly lesbian judge, will retire.
Another news in Hawaii, Sabrina McKenna was confirmed as Supreme Court' judge becoming the first openly lesbian judge of the highest Court of the state.