The attack in Santa Barbara, Calif., occurred at 1:42 am Sunday, after a night of New Year’s Eve revelry. The suspects believed the victims were gay, which authorities believe was the motivation for the attack.
Truc Nguyen (also known as "TruckSTOP") is a local bartender who says that he can be found working at a number of local bars. When asked what the most scandalous thing he's seen on the job has been, he said that "scandalous" is part of the job description!
The three-minute video tells the poignant love stories of two couples: one straight and one gay. It addresses the issues of love, warmth and tenderness without resorting to stereotypes or making judgments.
Four Honolulu couples became the first to enter into civil unions in Hawaii under a new law that took effect with the New Year. The ceremony was held at a private residence in Aina Haina attended by about 90 people.