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16 December 2005

  • 16th December 2005

    Candidates emerge in battle to replace anti-gay Massachusetts Governor 2

    Romney said that Gay marriage is “a blow against the family“

    12:00 AM — Barely 12 hours after anti-gay Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced he wouldn't be seeking a second term, candidates looking to replace him after next year's gubernatorial campaign fanned out across Massachusetts Thursday.Attorney General Tom Reilly and fellow Democrat, Deval Patrick, made appearances in Boston, while Republican Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey headed west for appearances in Boylston and Holyoke.

  • Ford will advertise in gay publications

    Matt Foreman, executive director of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force said: “I think we're back in gear with Ford”

    12:00 AM — Representatives for the Ford Motor Co. have announced advertisements featuring the company's eight vehicle brands will run in gay publications, responding to complaints from gay rights groups when Jaguar and Land Rover pulled their spots.In a letter addressed to the groups, Ford said not only will it resume buying corporate ads featuring Land Rover and Jaguar, it will begin advertising Ford's other brands in gay-themed publications as well.

  • Police express disappointment at lack of convictions for gay barman’s killers 2

    Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur says he disappointed that the jury did not convict the gang of murder

    12:00 AM — A leading policeman has expressed "disappointment" that the killers of David Morley were not convicted of murder.A teenage girl, who can not be named for legal reasons, and her co-defendants Reece Sargeant, 21, Darren Case, 18 and a youth aged 17, were found guilty of the manslaughter of David Morley on Wednesday.Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur says he disappointed that the jury did not convict the gang of murder.

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