Thursday, September 24, 2009

Morning Sweep

The House Education and Labor Committee had its first full committee hearing on ENDA yesterday. A House vote is expected later this year, but the Senate is not expected to consider it until 2010.

The Bilerico Project has a great summary of the statements made at the hearing.

If you've lost track of what's happening in the marriage equality fight in Maine, here's an update.
The U.S. Customs and Immigration Service is one step closer to lifting the ban on HIV-positive immigrants and travelers.

This upcoming weekend's New York Times Magazine features a great in-depth on youth coming out in middle school.

The Equality Federation explains why a state-level strategy for winning LGBT equality is necessary in addition to efforts on the national level.

Freshman Rep. Jared Polis from Colorado provides commentary for CNN on some of the current issues facing Congress, including the Respect for Marriage Act.

Pam Spaulding guest blogs for the Huffington Post on the important role that technology now plays in the movement for LGBT rights.

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