Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Morning Sweep

The L.A. Times writes extensively on the trial of Lateisha Green's killer and the lack of legal protections based on gender identity and expression.

The preliminary hearing has begun for Brandon McInerney, who is accused of murdering openly gay 15-year-old classmate Lawrence King in CA in Feb. 2008.

Time magazine and the New York Times report on how homophobia and intolerance are fueling Africa's AIDS crisis.

The Washington Post editorial board suggests that those frustrated with the Obama adminstration's lack of action on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" direct their activism toward the Congress.