Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Morning Sweep

This is the last sweep that we'll post until Monday, December 1. The Pride Agenda wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday.

The Syracuse Post-Standard editorializes on the recent bias-fueled murder of a trans woman and suggests that Syracuse could use a "heavy dose of communication and education about transgender people and issues...A community's ignorance can easily morph into prejudice and violence."

A circuit court judge in Miami ruled yesterday that Florida's decades-old law banning same-sex couples from adopting is unconstitutional.

The reviews are in for Milk--and they're glowing: the Times' A. O. Scott said it was "the best live-action mainstream American movie I have seen all year."

A state commission in California will be looking into whether or not the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints overstepped the legal limits of campaign funding in their support for Prop 8.

The New Republic analyzes the likelihood of a repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by the Obama Administration, noting that it's a much different situation that what Pres. Clinton faced in 1993.

Swedish tennis hero Bjorn Borg recently added a gay-friendly dating service to his website and is marketing it using a fabulous video of two priests getting married.

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