Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Morning Sweep

Local trans activist Melissa Sklarz reflects on last week’s national trans lobby day in Washington, D.C.

Both of the New Jersey Democrats vying for the U.S. Senate seat support full LGBT equality.

The heat may have fried the brains of Arizona legislators, who have passed yet another amendment in the House to ban gay marriage. If it passes the Senate, it will be added to the Nov. ballot.

A U.S. Senator plans to tack expanded hate crimes legislation for gays on to a defense bill, but there’s close to no chance that it will actually be taken seriously.

The Bilerico Project takes a comprehensive look at how parents – both gay and straight – really feel about their kids’ being gay.

Tinky Winky can breathe a sigh of relief: the Polish official who called for an investigation of the allegedly gay purple Teletubby (he carries a purse!) has resigned.

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