Friday, April 4, 2008

Morning Sweep

Hillary Clinton talked to the Philadelphia Gay News about her support for a number of gay issues, including the need to eliminate federal policies that discriminate against same-sex couples. Barack Obama and John McCain both refused interviews with the paper.

The massive archive of LGBT community history at the New York Public Library is finally getting organized and endowed.

Gay City News reports on the mixed reactions by LGBT and HIV/AIDS groups in New York to the 2008-09 New York State Budget.

Florent, a longtime favorite restaurant of NYC's gay community, will close for good in the Meatpacking District on Sunday, June 29--the day of the annual Pride March.

Gay marriage opponents suffered a major defeat in the Arizona State Legislature yesterday, when the state's House of Representatives rejected a bill that would have advanced a referendum on a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. Schadenfreude!

Finland has just appointed an actively pro-gay Foreign Affairs Minister.

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