New York's a gay-friendly city, routinely topping the lists. It earned its reputation from the Stonewall Riots and keeps it alive today with thriving neighborhoods like Chelsea and a wild Pride Parade each summer. Things are from from perfect for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender New Yorkers, but the city's name still holds.
New Jersey, like most states, requires that you register to vote before election day. However, the Student Government at Rutgers University is trying to get that rule changed.
Rutgers Student Government Supports Same Day Voter Registration in NJ Ho Jon Lee, flickr