Friday, October 31, 2008

Morning Sweep

Gay City News writes on the Democrats’ battle for control of the State Senate and profiles important races, including several with candidates endorsed by the Pride Agenda. See our endorsements in our 2008 General Election Voter Guide.

Gov. Paterson will be campaigning in Long Island this weekend for State Senate candidates Brian Foley (SD 3) and Kristin McElroy (SD 6), who are both endorsed by the Pride Agenda.

The Vatican has released a report suggesting that candidates for Catholic priesthood go through psychological testing to weed out men with "strong homosexual tendencies," since being gay is a "deviation, an irregularity and a wound."

The “No on Prop. 8” campaign says its website was attacked by hackers and shut down for several hours on Wed. night. The “Yes on 8” campaign denies responsibility.

Out magazine’s story on the gay reporters on the campaign trail sheds light on this group of “boys on the bus.”

In an opinion piece in the New York Times, a writer explains how attending a friend's same-sex wedding was a politically meaningful experience for him.

A Huffington Post blogger writes on how important it is for straight parents to stand against Prop. 8 as allies of their same-sex counterparts.

A L.A. Times blog discusses the parallels between the political climate in the new Harvey Milk biopic “Milk” and the fight over today’s Prop. 8.

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