Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Morning Sweep

A new study by Freedom to Marry confirms that legislators who vote in favor of marriage equality do not damage their chances of being reelected in any way.

When asked if Obama plans to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” his press secretary, Robert Gibbs, gave the most direct confirmation to date: “You don't hear a politician give a one-word answer much, but it's 'yes.'”

Some gay rights activists are finding encouragement in Obama’s choice of Rev. Gene Robinson to open his inaugural festivities on Sunday.

The media has confirmed that Obama will name Fred Hochberg as the head of the Import-Export Bank.

A Huffington Post columnist looks at the status of civil rights for both gay and Black Americans.

The number of hate groups (including anti-gay organizations) are on the rise, and some experts say the trend is directly related to the failing economy.

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