Friday, April 10, 2009

Morning Sweep

Gay City News writes on the Union Square demonstration in support of Vermont marriage, and advocates who want New York to be next heading to Equality & Justice Day on April 28.

Although the Governor’s same-sex marriage bill will be a step in the right direction, Pride Agenda Executive Director Alan Van Capelle clarifies that Paterson’s vote-and-see-what-happens statement isn’t ideal.

Liz Benjamin provides more insight into the Gov’s recent comments on his same-sex marriage bill.

The New York Times’ Susan Dominus writes humorously on our state’s slower-than-desired progress toward same-sex marriage.

Paul Peter Jesep, a Schenectady bishop in a branch of the Eastern Orthodox Church, writes in the Albany Times-Union in support of marriage equality.

An 11-year-old Massachusetts boy who hanged himself after repeated anti-gay bullying in school is tragically shedding light on the issue through significant coverage by the LGBT media.

The Washington Post writes on the increasing number of anti-gay religious groups and individuals who are having their discriminatory practices struck down by state non-discrimination laws.

One polling expert has used some fancy stats to reveal his prediction that based on changing attitudes, most states will have same-sex marriage by 2016. Some might say it's fuzzy math – but it sounds good to us!

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