Friday, June 20, 2008

Morning Sweep

Two-hundred and fifty evangelical Christian ministers ascended the NYS Capitol yesterday to protest Gov. Paterson’s marriage directive. At the same time, the Pride Agenda released the names of 335 clergy who support marriage rights for gay couples.

The Associated Press reports on the new transgender inclusive policy in the New York juvenile detention system.

An opinion piece in today’s Times Union praises Paterson’s action on marriage.

In Maine, a Christian conservative group fails to rally residents against LGBT non-discrimination act.

A group of conservative Anglicans bishops will take the road less-traveled this year, boycotting the once-in-a-decade Lambeth Conference in opposition of the church’s acceptance of a gay bishop and same-sex marriage.

The Advocate’s Kerry Eleveld profiles the good work of Gill Action.

While black Americans are more likely to oppose marriage equality than whites, black leaders are paving the way for LGBT equality.

The Social Security Administration must now recognize the children of same-sex couples.

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