Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Morning Sweep

John McCain seems to have used gay-baiting robo-calls in Florida to discredit his Mitt Romney.

Rudy Giuliani and John Edwards are announcing today that they will be exiting the Presidential race.

New York City Comptroller Bill Thompson unveiled his plan yesterday for pressuring more NYC-based corporations to adopt explicit nondiscrimination policies that protect LGBT employees.

Florida's looming battle over a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage played a role in yesterday's primary election, as supporters (boo!) and opponents (yay!) of the ballot measure tried to recruit supporters outside of polling places.

"Don't Ask, Don't Tell" turned 15 this week.

Like the Pride Agenda's Pride in the Pulpit program, Connecticut's marriage equality advocacy group, Love Makes A Family, looks to be organizing members of the faith community to help them pass a marriage equality bill in the state legislature.

The Baltimore Sun writes an editorial in support of passing a civil unions law in Maryland to legally recognize same-sex couples.

Jim Neal, the openly gay candidate for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, will be speaking at a DL21C event today in Chelsea.

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