Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Morning Sweep

Lawmakers--led by Sen. Ted Kennedy--are protesting 14-year old travel restrictions that unfairly discriminate against foreign travelers who wish to visit the U.S. and are HIV-positive.

'Tis the be a bigot.

A recent experiment showed that sexuality could be altered in fruit flies. The New York Times science blog looks at the application of this study to humans and brings up some obvious ethical questions.

This AP story exemplifies why it's so important to recruit straight allies to the struggle for LGBT equality and justice.

California's gay marriage case before the state's Supreme Court has received the most friend-of-the-court briefs in "recent memory," according to the Chief Justice.

A hate crime was committed against an openly gay elected official in Sweden. And the Church of Sweden sanctioned (with some reservations) same-sex marriage in their congregations.

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