Friday, April 20, 2007

Morning Sweep

Happy Friday.

The New York Blade tells a story of pedicabs, lesbians and lobbying, featuring NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn.

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch announced yesterday that he would sign civil unions legislation if (more like when) it passes the State Senate, ending speculation that he may break with state Democrats on the issue.

The Oregon State Senate passed a sexual orientation non-discrimination bill. The bill now goes to Oregon's pro-LGBT Gov. Ted Kulongoski to sign into law.

150 of Connecticut's clergy members rallied in Hartford to urge the state legislature to pass marriage equality legislation. CT Gov. Jodi Rell has threatened to veto any such legislation, should it make its way to her.

USA Today notices the shortcomings of civil unions.

State University College at Oneonta hosted a panel discussion on the term "that's so gay" and concluded that the term "can be hurtful."

James Dobson--up to his tired, dirty old tricks again--is trying to pressure Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter to not sign legislation allowing gay couples to adopt.

Queerty examines the financials at PlanetOut...and provides a not-so-sunny forecast.

And our favorite headline of the day.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Jim McGreevey teaching ethics is like having a pedophile teach kindergarten...it's just not right

Paul said...

Oh McGreevey... enough said.