Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Morning Sweep

Gov. Paterson will introduce his marriage equality program bill tomorrow. We’ll have more news for you then on what you can do to help make same-sex marriage a reality in New York State.

Newsday profiles same-sex couples who are eager for the protections of marriage.

GLSEN’s National Day of Silence is this Friday, April 17 -- and as usual, anti-LGBT religious groups are causing a fuss. The Day of Silence calls attention to bullying and harassment in schools across the country.

If you needed any proof of why efforts like the Day of Silence are so important, just watch this CNN story on anti-gay bullying in schools and the recent suicide of 11 year-year old Mass. student Carl Walker-Hoover.

The Washington Post interviews Lambda Legal and other experts on recent marriage equality advances across the country.

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