Thursday, April 3, 2008

Morning Sweep

While speaking to students at Skidmore College, former Attorney General John Ashcroft said gays don’t deserve the “special status” of marriage because they aren’t “likely to produce the next generation.”

Verizon, a company lauded for it’s commitment to diversity, doesn’t believe gender identity and expression should be included in its employee non-discrimination policy.

A former assistant U.S. Attorney may have been fired due to rumors she’s a lesbian.

Missouri State Senator wants to stop the state court from granting an annulment to a lesbian married in Massachusetts.

Proving many critics wrong, the Church of Christ has seen an increase in donations since it declared its support for same-sex marriage in 2005.

Poland’s government has approved the European Union's proposed charter of rights, but with a provision that could allow the country to ignore guarantees of equal rights for gays and lesbians.

A trans woman who claims she was placed in a male jail facility in Washington, D.C. and ridiculed by corrections officers will file charges.

Claiming that sex reassignment surgeries pose a threat to underage boys, Thailand’s Health Ministry has temporarily banned all castrations performed for non-medical purposes.

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