Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Morning Sweep

The New York Sun reports that the Assembly is set to vote on marriage today. The bill passed through the Assembly Judiciary Committee yesterday by a party line vote of 16 Democrats for and 5 Republicans against. More here, here and here.

On the subject of marriage, this is just too ridiculous to pass by.

New Jersey's commission monitoring civil unions is set to review if the law has been effectively implemented since February.

The AP reports on the progress made in passing pro-LGBT legislation in 2007, but also notes that only states in the northeast and west coast of the country have laws recognizing same-sex couples.

NY1's Pride Week today features a profile on Liz Abzug, lesbian daughter of the late Congresswoman Bella Abzug.

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