Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Morning Sweep

In a speech in a small town in Iowa, Hillary Clinton answered a question about privacy in the military by again stating her support for repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

Once seen as anti-gay, the mayor of Philadelphia will be officiating a gay couple's commitment ceremony this weekend.

Sean Penn will be playing slain San Francisco gay rights activist Harvey Milk in Gus Van Sant's biopic titled "Milk."

New England is (proudly) becoming the mecca for gay unions--and it's great for the economy.

The Presbytery of Baltimore is trying to recast how marriage is defined in their religious texts so that same-sex couples can be recognized by the church.

The FBI has released hate crimes statistics for 2006. Overall, reported hate crimes increased by seven percent. Hate crimes based on sexual orientation make up more than fifteen percent of all hate crimes. (via Good As You)

Openly gay candidate for Congress (Colorado's 2nd District) Jared Schutz Polis will be spending Thanksgiving in Iraq with the troops. (via Queerty)

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