UN Dispatch: The Obama administration still cannot decide internally whether or not to call Darfur a genocide. You will recall that during Susan Rice's first press availability as UN Ambassador she described the situation in Darfur as "an on-going genocide." Well, today, the President's Special Envoy for Sudan Scott Gration walked that back a bit in his first press availability.
Louis L'Amour, American author
Charles M. Schulz, American cartoonist
"I realized that although I and other LGBT leaders have introduced ourselves to you as policy makers, we clearly have not been heard, and seen, as what we also are: human beings whose lives, loves, and families are equal to yours."
HRC President Joe Solmonese, in a letter to President Barack Obama, as quoted by the Washington Blade.