State legislators in Hawaii voted to pass a bill legalizing same-sex marriage on November 12. Governor Neil Abercrombie, a Democrat, signed it into law one day later, making the state the 15th to expand marriage rights to all. Gay rights advocates celebrated the news in Honolulu. Ho’omaika’i ‘ana Hawaii!
…and we quote
“We remain the lesbian capital of New York City and the Northeast.”
—Outgoing Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz, in an interview with radio station WNYC. He may be a straight guy, but he obviously knows what he’s talking about.