Friday, January 4, 2008

Morning Sweep

Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee were the victors in last night's Iowa caucuses. LGBT groups were highly visible during the campaign in Iowa and used to opportunity to increase public awareness on important LGBT issues. David Mixner, no stranger to electoral politics, provides his analysis on his blog.

Peggy Drexler's column on the Huffington Post introduces "The Gaybe Boom" phenomenon and discusses the large number of gay and lesbian parents and the increasingly large number of gays and lesbians who plan on having or adopting children in the near future.

Chris Hinesley, Executive Director of the Gay Alliance of Genesee Valley, writes about the need to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.

Pam Spaulding talks with SLDN's Cholene Espinoza about her 60 Minutes interview with Leslie Stahl for an upcoming piece dealing with the U.S. military's inconsistency with upholding the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

Domestic partners in California will benefit from a State Supreme Court decision handed down yesterday that requires the state to provide the same property tax breaks to DPs as it does to married couples.

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