Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Morning Sweep

The New York Times covers the recent arrests of gay men at NYC adult video stores. Members of the LGBT community are upset and believe that police are targeting gay men with trumped up prostitution charges.

The Times also wrote on the vandalism at the Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth Center, which was ruled out as a hate crime last week.

In France, civil unions created for gay couples are being used by straight couples as an in-between status for those who aren’t quite ready for marriage.

The anti-gay bishop who called Hurricane Katrina “God’s punishment” for gay sin in New Orleans has withdrawn his nomination to become auxiliary bishop.

“All My Children” featured daytime TV’s first-ever lesbian wedding yesterday between characters Bianca and Reese.

Financial advisor Suze Orman delivered a Valentine’s Day message on her show arguing that same-sex couples should be able to marry.

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