Thursday, November 8, 2007

Morning Sweep

ENDA, protecting people from workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation, passed in the U.S. House of Representatives last night for the first time ever. The New York Times and Gay City News have very different analyses of the vote and the events leading up to it.

Good As You has audio from most of the speeches made on the House floor yesterday during the ENDA debate. Speaking from the New York delegation are Democrats Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn Maloney and Anthony Weiner.

The AP has a complete roll call on the ENDA vote broken down by state delegation.

As Rudy gets Pat Robertson's endorsement, John McCain gets Sam Brownback's.

Holland is going to be pressuring its foreign aid beneficiaries to be better on gay rights.

The number of self-reported same-sex couples in the United States has quintupled since 1990, according to a new study from UCLA's Williams Institute.

A contributor to Pam's House Blend points out that being transgender is still absurdly considered a mental disorder.

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