Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Morning Sweep

CapConf superstar Liz Benjamin is leaving the Times Union to replace Ben Smith at the Daily News and will be running their Daily Politics blog. Huge pick-up for the Daily News. (Capitol Confidential)

Indiana's proposed bill banning gay marriage was killed in committee yesterday (Towleroad)

SUNY Oneonta will host an educational/awareness panel discussing the apparently en vogue phrase "that's so gay." (Press & Sun-Bulletin)

Because no one in this country pays attention to them anymore, Westboro Baptist Church has gone and pissed off the Swedish Royal Family, calling King Karl Gustav all kinds of not-so-nice gay slurs because of his support for gay rights in Sweden. (NY Sun)

Mexico may be more liberal than the U.S. on marriage equality. (USA Today)

In Saudi Arabia, living a life of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" is apparently seen as a beacon of hope for gay people in the Middle East. (Wall Street Journal)

Pam posts Out Magazine's "Top 50 Gays"...some, uh, interesting choices... (Pam's House Blend)

Page Six points out an ugly side of Julia Child. (NY Post)

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