Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Morning Sweep

John Edwards told a crowd in New Hampshire that getting rid of DOMA and dismantling "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" are two big priorities for him.

Vermont's commission on same-sex marriage held its first hearing and heard nothing but support for marriage equality.

A new law passed by the New York City Council may have some adverse implications for gay men: the stricter lewdness law supposedly targets serial "flashers" but gay men who discreetly have sex in public have traditionally been the target of such laws, while heterosexual couples are often ignored.

Hungary has become the latest country to legally recognise same-sex relationships: it's government this week passed the Registered Partnership Act, which will go into effect in January 2009.

Immigration Equality appreciates the fact that New York Magazine names NYC's status as a "sanctuary city" as one of the reasons to love New York City in its annual "Reasons to Love New York" issue.

Mombian shares the results of a recent survey that finds that lesbians are more likely to be stressed during the holidays than their straight women counterparts...and the headline is my personal favorite of the day.

Judging by her not-so-impressive book sales, the hideously anti-gay Ann Coulter may be losing some of her popularity and influence.

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