Thursday, January 17, 2008

Morning Sweep

A lecturer at the University of Texas is on a hunger strike to protest the university's refusal to extend spousal benefits to the same-sex partners of their employees.

Andrea Adams, a trans woman from Glens Falls in the North Country, shares her story about how she can't get married because of restrictions on changing her gender on her New York State driver's licence.

An anti-gay marriage rally in Des Moines targeted justices on the state's Supreme Court, who are faced with making a decision on the constitutionality of the state's current ban on same-sex marriages.

Cambridge, MA has elected the nation's first-ever black lesbian mayor.

A recent poll in Maryland shows that the majority of voters support legal recognition of same-sex couples.

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