Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Morning Sweep

An NYU panel discussion focused on the discrimination that LGBT people still regularly face in the workplace.

"Armed Gays Don't Get Bashed" is the motto of a group called "Pink Pistols," which supports a gun-toting LGBT community.

Openly gay Congressman Barney Frank (Mass) has endorsed Hillary Clinton, saying that "Hillary Clinton is the candidate best equipped to pass laws that will treat all Americans with dignity, fairness and equality no matter who they are or who they love."

Famous lesbians give their views on the LGBT rights movement--which, for many, is part of a larger progressive agenda.

Salt Lake City's mayor-elect has pledged to do all he can to provide equality to LGBT families--even in a state that constitutionally bans same-sex marriage.

Burrito chain Chipotle has stepped in where the local government in Nassau County has wisely decided to step out--supporting the anti-gay Boy Scouts of America.

The New York Times profiles the ever-progressive Gill Foundation.

China--no doubt in anticipation of heightened scrutiny before the Beijing Olympics next year--is easing up on restrictions imposed upon HIV-positive travellers.

GLAAD's E.D. Neil Giuliano writes on HuffPo about the importance of newspapers around the country treating gay and lesbian commitment celebrations the same as they would straight ones.

ABC News/Good Morning America profiles transgender actress Candis Cayne, who talks about the amazing support she's had from her family.

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