:: USA :: This is probably the sickest news in the Heath Ledger tragedy. When peace, love and good energy is needed in those times, there are some people who think differently .... The anti Gay church announces plan to picket Heath Ledger's funeral. Kansas-based church led by Fred Phelps, known for their hatred of gays and protests at the funerals of gay-bashing victims and soldiers in the U.S. military.
"Heath Ledger thought it was great fun defying God Almighty and his plain word, God hates the sordid tacky, bucket of slime seasoned with vomit known as Brokeback Mountain and He hates all persons having anything whatsoever to do with it."
:: PUERTO RICO :: Governor said he would not block a referendum to toughen a ban on same-sex marriage in the U.S. island territory even though he believes the proposed constitutional amendment is unnecessary and divisive.
:: USA :: Gay couples no different than straight ones. Same-sex couples are just as committed in their romantic relationships as heterosexual couples and may be happier, say researchers who have studied the quality of adult relationships and healthy development. Their finding disputes the stereotype that couples in same-sex relationships are not as committed as their heterosexual counterparts and are therefore not as psychologically healthy.
:: AUSTRALIA :: Leigh Rowney, the director of Corpus Christi, has spoken out against criticism from religious leaders.