Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Morning Sweep

Gay orgs and bloggers are reacting with much sadness to Senator Ted Kennedy's death. David Mixner reflects here.

The fight over Florida's gay adoption ban is headed to appeals court. The state is appealing a Miami-Dade County judge's November 2008 ruling that the state's ban on adoption by gay parents is unconstitutional.

It doesn't seem likely that the Anchorage Assembly will override of Mayor Dan Sullivan's veto of a city ordinance banning discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Some South Africans are taking offense to the gender testing of their "golden girl," 18-year-old runner Caster Semenya.

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