Thursday, April 19, 2007

Morning Sweep

News that should not be overlooked: Gay City News reports that Hillary, Obama and Edwards all believe that the military should adhere to the 2003 Lawrence v. Texas Supreme Court ruling, which struck down all remaining sodomy bans.

Paul Schindler also pulls together all of the buzz on where the marriage bill stands with Gov. Spitzer and the NYS Legislature.

A major gathering of clergy from all 50 states rallied in Washington, D.C. to urge passage of the federal Hate Crimes bill. (a.k.a. the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Act of 2007; a.k.a.,the Matthew Shepard Act.)

The Archbishop of Canterbury says that anti-gay bishops may be misinterpreting the bible.

Ben Smith makes a couple of interesting observations on how "out" Hillary is about her gay supporters.

Actor Farley Granger, a B-list celebrity of his era and star of two major Hitchcock films, openly discusses his relationships with men in his new autobiography titled "Include Me Out."

2 comments:

Paul said...

Very interesting points rose by Ben Smith - why are Hillary and her opponents still in the closet about their stances on gay rights/politics?

Anonymous said...

Regarding Archbishop of Canturby: the NYTimes requires a user ID to access articles -- please don't include references to their site, or if you must, then publish them within the blog. The folks at the Times are a bit too nosey for me.