Alex, who wishes not to use his last name, lies on the ground while thousands gather at Houston City Hall to celebrate the Houston Pride Festival on Saturday, June 22, , in Houston. June is Pride Month, and we are seeing rainbow flags flying across Houston, in front of banks, diners and homes. The added dash of color suggests celebration, and I want to believe that this city does, in fact, celebrate its queer communities. Is the rainbow logo symbolic of social justice work happening in these businesses?
It was founded in by Michael Portier , Bishop of Mobile. Along with being the oldest college or university in the state of Alabama , it was the first Catholic college in the South, is the fifth-oldest Catholic college in the United States, and is the third-oldest member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. After purchasing a site for the college on a hill near Mobile, Bishop Portier went to France to recruit teachers and raise funds for the new college. Portier recruited two priests and four seminarians from France to staff the school. A friend of Portier, Cardinal Joseph Fesch , Archbishop of Lyons , was a major benefactor to the fledgling College, donating his philosophical and theological library and various works of art. Pauline Jaricot , founder of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith , donated 38, francs, an enormous sum in those days.
A history of the first African American White House—and of what came next. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. It was late October, Friday the 21st, and the president had spent many of the previous weeks, as he would spend the two subsequent weeks, campaigning for the Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton. Things were looking up.
From to , he was an intelligence officer in the United States Navy Reserve , attaining the rank of lieutenant. He was mobilized and deployed to the War in Afghanistan for seven months in While serving as mayor, Buttigieg came out as gay in Buttigieg declined to seek a third term as mayor.