Thursday, August 9, 2007

Morning Sweep

Andy Humm writes in Gotham Gazette about this past session of the NYS Legislature and three civil rights issues – marriage for same-sex couples, transgender rights and HIV testing of rape suspects.

More here on the generational shift that has occurred around “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

Quinnipiac put out a poll yesterday that looked at how support from various interest groups – including gay groups -- affects general voter support for a candidate in three swing states. Here’s the Quinnipiac statement that focuses heavily on the impact of gay groups on voter support. And here’s the poll itself.

Newsday takes a look at Rudy Giuliani’s record on gay issues versus the other candidates running for President.

The Wall Street Journal talks about tonight’s forum and gives an overview of LGBT issues and LGBT giving as they relate to the 2008 Presidential campaign.

Evan Wolfson gives the candidates pointers on how to support marriage for our families.

Joan Garry writes about the Presidential candidates and whether or not they consider LGBT people to be just issues or human beings.

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