"Under New York's rule recognizing out-of-state marriages, the two women are legal spouses; the New York State Teamsters Benefit Fund is ignoring its obligation to its long-time member and leaving this family vulnerable."
"Yes some important progress has been made. After years of advocacy, we celebrated the announced end of the travel and immigration ban for people with HIV. We applaud the Obama Administration for its leadership in ending this government-sponsored discrimination against people living with HIV."
Bringing focus to city budget talks, providing more basic services in neighborhoods and increasing openness in city government were cited by San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio as accomplishments during his first year in office.