Monday, August 4, 2008

Morning Sweep

Some gay New York couples are contemplating the "Amtrak option" now that out-of-state same-sex couples can obtain marriage licenses in Massachusetts.

The New York Times ran a story about the Pride Agenda's comprehensive "1324 Report," co-authored by the New York City Bar Association, over the weekend.

NYC community leaders split over renewal proposals for Eighth Avenue, or as some call it: the "Gay Boulevard."

In Buffalo, the beating of a 47-year-old gay man was caught on camera and is being treated as a hate crime.

Minister and lawyer Oliver Thomas offers one route towards achieving consensus in America's debate over marriage for gay couples: leave marriage in the church and keep civil unions for the government.

Jennifer F. Boylan pens an eye-opening op-ed for the New York Times about the controversial "gender tests" being administered at the Beijing Olympics.

The CDC may have underestimated HIV infection rates; Senator Obama and McCain respond to the news.

Mombian has a statement from Sen. Obama on protecting the rights of LGBT families.

As the once-in-decade Lambeth Conference comes to a close, Anglican leaders are debating the consecration of gay bishops. Though excluded from official proceedings, openly-gay Bishop Gene Robinson participated in the conference "to remind the bishops...that there are gay Christians sitting in the pews in every one of their churches, and that they have taken vows to serve all in their flock."

Did you know Minnesota was the first state in the country to outlaw discrimination against transgender people in the workplace?

1 comment:

Lauren said...

Where are you guys this week???