Monday, April 7, 2008

Morning Sweep

In telling the heartbreaking story of a 15-year old gay teen from Upstate New York who is now living homeless on the Upper West Side, the Columbia Spectator reminds us that LGBT youth who are cast out on the streets are more likely to be victims of violence and have few options for help.

A high school in Binghamton is one of the targets of a campaign by anti-gay Christian groups to disrupt the annual "Day of Silence," which serves as a powerful reminder of the harassment that LGBT students face in schools on a daily basis.

An openly gay Rochester-area science teacher has been named NYSUT's 2008 "Teacher of the Year."

Barack Obama is getting some flack because he didn't grant an interview to Philadelphia Gay News, while Hillary Clinton did.

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