Thursday, June 5, 2008

Morning Sweep

Newsday quotes Pride Agenda E.D. Alan Van Capelle’s denouncement of the latest challenge facing Gov. Paterson’s same-sex marriage directive.

Vineland, NJ Mayor-elect cites busy schedule for not conducting civil unions.

Transgender pride kicks off in New England with a rally and a conference seeking to educate and empower trans youth.

NY Congressman Jerrold Nadler will co-chair new LGBT Congressional Caucus.

Gay marriages are still on as scheduled in Ca. -- or maybe earlier -- despite opposition.

A San Francisco Chronicle column outlines the legal effects of marriage for Ca. gay couples.

Former Georgia senator Sam Nunn says the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy -- the law he helped pass 13 years ago -- should be reviewed by government.

Homophobia from Poland’s Civil Platform party continues to mar the nation’s reputation in the EU.

The Greek mayor that conducted the country’s first same-sex marriage yesterday was arrested and could face a five-year sentence for defying the prime justice’s ban on gay marriage

Gay rights activists arrested and jailed in Uganda after peaceful protest.

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