Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Morning Sweep

The New York Times celebrates Florent, the iconic meatpacking district restaurant that has been a longtime favorite of the gay community. Florent will close on June 29.

While many pundits have been arguing that the Ca. marriage decision could hurt the Democrats in the Nov. election, Queerty makes the argument that the topic could also damage McCain’s reputation.

Portland has elected the first-ever openly gay mayor of a top-40 U.S. city.

A recent report reveals that anti-LGBT violence increased 24% nationwide last year.

A federal court has reopened the case of a Florida high school that has prohibited its students from forming a Gay-Straight Alliance.

Britain has granted asylum to a gay Iranian student who it previously planned to deport.

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