· On Tuesday the White House will announce a new, $45 million national HIV/AIDS communication campaign. The Administration will partner with civil rights and HIV/AIDS groups, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. The White House says the initiative is "the first federally funded national domestic HIV/AIDS campaign in almost 20 years."
· North Dakota House defeats legislation (54-34) prohibiting discrimination in housing and employment abased on a person's sexual orientation: "Supporters said the legislation is needed because discrimination does happen in North Dakota when it comes to sexual orientation, even if it's not openly done. About 20 other states have similar protections for gays and lesbians in their laws. 'There is not a person in this chamber that is not related to, or friends with someone that would be affected by SB2278,' said Rep. Corey Mock, D-Grand Forks. 'That means people we know and love may be evicted, denied services or terminated because they are gay, straight, bisexual or transgendered, with no regard or consideration of merit.' "
· Obama appoints openly gay man as interim ambassador to India: "Peter Burleigh, a seasoned foreign service officer with deep expertise in South Asian affairs, will serve as America’s top diplomat in India until a permanent ambassador is named. Burleigh is the former acting ambassador to the United Nations."
· An update on Tony Dungy's role at the White House. David Brody at CBN reports the former Indianapolis Colts head coach "will be an advisor to the President on responsible father initiatives. He will not serve on President Obama's Faith Council. A White House source tells me that Dungy could only make two out of the four scheduled faith council meetings and so it just wasn't going to work out."
· Focus on the Family employee arrested for luring teenage girl for sex on the internet.