Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Morning Sweep

Outer borough pride celebrations infused with local spirit are becoming more popular.

Although same-sex couples can’t collect their spouses’ Social Security benefits, their children must be eligible for benefits they would receive if their parents are disabled, the Department of Justice has ruled.

The New York Times reports that even though some Ca. same-sex couples are opting for low-key ceremonies, they’ve identified a new phenomenon: gay bridezillas. Tapas, anyone?

Same-sex marriage opponents say we shouldn’t be surprised that they haven’t been protesting Ca. ceremonies: they’re saving up their energy and resources to win the anti-marriage amendment.

Conservative groups’ efforts to repeal gay partner laws in Oregon have failed – for now.

Are NY straight men joining gay sports leagues because they’re more fun?

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