Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Morning Sweep

A Buffalo woman was stabbed after she and two friends were attacked by two gay-bashing women outside a downtown club following a New Year's Eve celebration. The attack occurred a little more than 12 hours after two Buffalo women were arrested on hate crime charges for attacking a 20-year-old gay man.

The NJ Senate is scheduled to vote on the state's marriage equality bill on Thursday.

Amanda Simpson, the first openly transgender Presidential appointee, says she's worried about being labeled a "token" pick, but she " intend(s) to do a far superior job than any other person" to prove that's not the case.

The Obama administration has added language to the federal jobs website that explicitly bans employment discrimination based on gender identity in the federal workplace.

Opposing sides in the federal Prop. 8 trial scheduled to begin next week are dueling over whether or not the trial will be televised.

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