Friday, April 17, 2009

Morning Sweep

Much has been written about Gov. Paterson’s introduction of the marriage equality program bill yesterday.

Here are our videos of some of the speakers at yesterday’s press conference.

R News in Rochester has a great interview on the marriage bill with local advocates, including the Pride Agenda’s Western New York Program Organizer, Todd Plank.

The New York Times and Journal News editorialize in favor of the Gov.’s marriage bill.

A Democrat & Chronicle column highlights the important work of straight allies Jamie and Sally Whitbeck, who the Pride Agenda will be honoring at our Spring Dinner on May 16.

Earlier this week, the Westchester County Board of Legislators voted to change the definition of the word “gender” in its Human Rights Law to prevent discrimination based on gender identity and expression.

A New York Times opinion piece discusses the use of anti-gay slurs in youth male culture.

Today is GLSEN’s Day of Silence.

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