Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Morning Sweep

The Pride Agenda held its annual Fall Dinner in NYC on Monday. Highlights included the fabulous Whoopi Goldberg as our emcee, who mentioned the event on “The View” yesterday. Woman’s Wear Daily also wrote on Ralph Lauren, the recipient of our Douglas W. Jones Leadership Award.

Rochester's City Newspaper profiles the 56th State Senate District race between Democrat challenge Rick Dollinger and Republican incumbent Joe Robach. They highlight the importance of the race to the LGBT community, and mention the Pride Agenda’s endorsement of Dollinger.

Joe Biden says he opposes California’s Prop. 8.

Opponents of Florida’s Prop. 2 to ban same-sex marriage have filed a complaint with the state's Election Commission, claiming that the sponsors of the ballot measure are intentionally avoiding disclosing political donations.

Two groups of African American clergy held dueling press conferences in L.A. yesterday in support of and against Prop. 8.

Bloomberg News has an in-depth profile of openly gay U.S. Representative Barney Frank.

TIME magazine weighs in on this year’s same-sex marriage battles.

The Chicago Department of Human Services is conducting four days of training on how to better serve members of the LGBT community for employees of the state’s homeless shelters.

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