Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Morning Sweep

The Obama transition team has made it specifically clear that it will not allow bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity in its hiring.

A ruling on the legality of Prop. 8 could come as soon as this week from the California Supreme Court.

Arizona same-sex marriage supporters are rallying against their state’s marriage ban, too.

Gay rights leaders in Utah are planning on testing the Mormon church’s claims that it is not antigay. Gay and lesbian members of the State Legislature will sponsor a five-part legislative agenda including protections for same-sex couples in health care and hospitalization decisions, housing, and employment.

USA Today argues that same-sex marriage supporters shouldn’t push the envelope too far – they should aim for civil unions, instead.

TIME also looks at what’s next for gay rights activists.

Keith Olbermann’s Special Comment on same-sex marriage has been making news online – his emotional plea is particularly moving.

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