Thursday, May 17, 2007

Morning Sweep

The fourth-annual Wedding March will take place this Saturday, May 19. The March will begin with a rally at Foley Plaza in lower Manhattan and will cross over the Brooklyn Bridge and into Cadman plaza. You can find more information here.

The Times highlights the disproportionate number of homeless LGBT youth in the country and the problems that they face when seeking assistance.

New York City Council Member Peter Vallone, Jr. has proposed strengthening public lewdness laws in order to crack down on flashers. Various LGBT rights groups, while favoring the overall crackdown, point out that lewdness laws are often unequally applied and lead to a disproportionate amount of arrests of gay men.

If gay voters had to make a choice, it would probably be Giuliani over Romney.

Rhode Island is considering legislation that would provide equal access to the rights that come with marriage. Whether or not it will actually be called "marriage" is another issue altogether.

The number of New York marriages that will be considered fully valid due to a recent Mass. court decision is estimated to be 170. More on that here, here, here and here.

What could be better than this? Download Madonna's new single "Hey You" for FREE and MSN will donate 25 cents for each of the first one million downloads to the Alliance for Climate Protection. Done and done.

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