Thursday, October 29, 2009

Morning Sweep

Yesterday's signing of the the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act enacts one of many campaign promises the Obama administration has made to the LGBT community.

Moonhawk Riverstone, a former Pride Agenda Board Director, writes a letter to the editor in the Albany Times Union on the lack of attention paid to the transgender component of the hate crimes bill, which will protect the entire LGBT community.

Many of those testifying against marriage for same-sex couples in D.C. focused on claims that lesbians and gays "choose their lifestyle."

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