Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Morning Sweep

A letter being distributed to Madison Ave. advertising agencies this week calls for an end to the stereotypical portrayal of the LGBT community. The letter, from the Commercial Closet Association, has been signed in support by New York lawmakers including Sen. Tom Duane, Assemblymembers Deborah Glick, Daniel O'Donnell, and Micah Kellner, NYC Council member Rosie Mendez, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and NYC Comptroller William Thompson.

Gov. Paterson will speak in support of same-sex marriage at a NY fundraiser to help defeat California’s Prop. 8.

This op-ed against same-sex marriage, using the tired argument that the only valid purpose of marriage is procreation, will make your blood boil for multiple reasons. Here’s just a sample to get you going: “Every child being raised by gay or lesbian couples will be denied his birthright to both parents who made him. Every single one.”

Surprising no one, Clay Aiken has finally officially come out.

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