Friday, August 21, 2009

Morning Sweep

Several gay and lesbian residents of Queens' Kew Gardens neighborhood are accusing their co-op board of refusing to make repairs on their apartments and calling them anti-gay slurs. The legal battle of one resident, who filed a discrimination suit in 2006, heads to court next month.

As part of Obama's reframing of his administration's stance on DOMA, the Department of Justice has appointed a LGBT liaison.

As South African runner Caster Semenya's gender continues to be questioned, the validity of "gender testing" is also being called into question.

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