Thursday, August 27, 2009

Morning Sweep

The Syracuse Post-Standard's editorial board praises the Evangelical Lutheran Church and Episcopal Church's recent moves toward more acceptance of LGBT clergy.

In a New York Times City Room blog that has several of NYC's leaders' reflections on their experiences with Ted Kennedy, Christine Quinn speaks of his advocacy for the LGBT community at the Pride Agenda's Fall Dinner in 1996.

Two trans women were stabbed in Washington, D.C. yesterday, just two blocks away from the North Capitol Street offices of Transgender Health Empowerment, a private social services group that provides drop-in services to transgender people. One woman was killed and the other is in stable condition as police search for their attacker.

Anti-gay groups like the National Organization for Marriage are now focusing their energy on Iowa.

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