“America’s Got Talent” is back on NBC, and on Tuesday night’s episode we were introduced to a 20-year-old opera singer from Tennessee named Jonathan Allen. In case you missed it; judges Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Madel all voted to advance to Jonathan to the next round in Las Vegas, however it’s his story that made Madel welcome Allen to a new family.
Watch his performance and hear his brave story here:
A change in events may have derailed the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Tennessee as the sponsors behind the legislation have been forced to pick between abstinence and homophobia.
While many voters thought a clear front-runner would emerge from the pack of GOP hopefuls on Super Tuesday as the party’s nominee. Although Mitt Romney hasn’t secured enough delegates from the primaries held so far, the general consensus seems to be that he will ultimately become the Republican nominee.
On Tuesday, the former Massachusetts governor congratulated his opponents for their hard work suggesting that the race was over for each of them. To Rick Santourum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich; Romney said, “thanks you guys, nice races.”
In the video below, you can hear more of Romney’s victory speech and some comments from the other candidates following Tuessday big vote:
As many other states are making strides in the gay rights movement for equality, some legislators in Tennessee don’t even want to hear it. Legislation tagged as the “dont say gay bill” is one step closer to becoming a law despite protests from students.
Here is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s “I Have A Dream Speech” in its entirety. As much as we are encouraged to recognize Martin Luther King Day as an opportunity to volunteer and give back to the community, we should also listen to the words and let them remind us how important the gay rights battle is as the civil rights fight of our generation.
Watch Dr. Martin Luther King deliever his “I Have A Dream” speech during the March on Washington in 1963 in Washington, D.C. here in in its entirety: