New York State Allows Same-Sex Conjugal Visits


In a step forward for gay rights, New York state prison officials will begin allowing conjugal visits for gay inmates in same-sex marriages or civil unions. The state is also now allowing gay prisoners to take leave from their cell if their loved one is terminally ill. And in a step backwards for the Daily News, the URL address for this story reads, “paint the clinks pink.” [NYDN via Runnin’ Scared/VV]