A Methodist church in Alabama plans to screen the controversial episode of "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage that Alabama Public Television refused to air last month. The episode of "Arthur," titled "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone," aired nationally on May
Scott Fitzgerald. Born in Montgomery, Alabamashe was noted for her beauty and high spirits, and was dubbed by her husband as "the first American Flapper ". She and Scott became emblems of the Jazz Agefor which they are still celebrated.
Three months from now, couples wanting to get married in Alabama no longer will have to apply for a marriage license and exchange vows. Kay Ivey signed legislation making the change last week. It takes effect at the end of August.
T he Texas legislature has ended another busy session, sending bills to the governor that would ban red-light traffic cameras, end regulation of the plumbing industrymake it easier to dine outdoors with a dog, carry brass knuckles, and possess a gun inside a rented apartment and a place of worship. It would not be complex or time-consuming to strike out a brief section from the code, and Democrats have tried at every regular session since the supreme court ruling. Attempts to update the Texas Family Code to comply with the supreme court decision that legalised same-sex marriage nationwide also went nowhere.
In the episode, which aired nationwide May 13, Arthur and his friends attend their beloved teacher Mr. APT preempted the episode by showing a re-run of Arthur. Mckenzie said APT has no plans to air the episode at a later date.
Ratburn and the Special Someone. Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode with gay wedding. The message [by not airing the episode] is not everyone does deserve representation.
By Andrew Collins. Famous for its historic sites, bay-front location, vintage buildings with wrought-iron balconies, and one of the nation's most popular Mardi Gras celebrationsthe southern Alabama city of Mobile is has a small but very fun little gay nightlife district. The scene here is considerably more discreet than in New Orleansbut charming Mobile does make for a very fun weekend getaway, and the city also hosts a lively Gay Pride celebration each April.
By Andrew Collins. A city whose elegant architecture and courtly downtown reveals its Spanish, Creole, African-American, and French heritage, Mobile is Alabama's third-largest city and one of the most charming communities in the Gulf South. You'll find a number of worthwhile attractions here, including the stellar Mobile Museum of Art, the USS Alabama at Battleship Memorial Park an easily recognizable landmark as you approach the city from the east, driving along the I bridge over Mobile Bayand the lush and spectacular Bellingrath Gardens and Home, which are just south of the city in the small town of Theodore. Although this city of abouthas a somewhat conservative reputation that's consistent with this part of the country, Mobile does have a sizable - and quite visible - GLBT community, which convenes for the Mobile Gay Pride Festival and Parade in mid- to late April - and the festival is held right in the historic downtown area at Bienville Square, Dauphin Street.