Thursday, February 28, 2008

Morning Sweep

In an attempt to dig deeper into Hillary Clinton's base, Barack Obama has bought advertising space in LGBT newspapers in Texas and Ohio

The Gay Officer's Action League is not happy that prosecutors have downgraded charges against a woman who assaulted and made homophobic comments to an undercover New York City police officer.

The Philadelphia Inquirer supports civil unions in New Jersey and states that the law must be upheld by public and private entities to provide equality for same-sex couples, but suggests that "poll after poll [shows] that New Jersey residents are not ready to accept" full marriage equality.

The Columbia Spectator looks back at the history of the Columbia Queer Alliance--which was the country's first gay group for college students.

Irish Queers are asking openly gay NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn to clarify her position on the city's Saint Patrick's Day Parade this year, which specifically forbids LGBT groups from marching.

New York Congressman Jose Serrano is letting Puerto Rican lawmakers know that there may be some negative consequences if they vote to ban gay unions.

Lawmakers and Equality California are backing a bill that would make Harvey Milk's birthday a holiday in California. No time off would be given to commemorate the day.

A British couple had their application to become foster parents denied because of their homophobic views.

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