Thursday, May 1, 2008

Morning Sweep

Someone sent a slew of slur-filled letters about Charles Ober, an openly gay candidate running for Queens City Council, to local residents. The mail was so hateful that even Ober’s potential Republican rival, Thomas Ognibene, spoke out against it.

The New York Times’ politics blog examines the response to North Carolina Gov. Mike Easley’s “pansy” remark on gay blogs, including Queerty and Pam’s House Blend.

LGBT travel has become a lucrative business, bringing in $65 billion a year.

Gays around the world are running for and holding office, including an openly gay man running for Senate in the Czech Republic and a new gay Parliament member in Nepal.

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