Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Morning Sweep

UPS has changed its mind and decided to provide benefits to its gay employees who are in civil unions in New Jersey. According to a UPS spokesperson, "In the course of...discussions, at least in the case of New Jersey, it became clear that the state is treating civil union partners as if they are married partners.” When was that ever unclear?

A bizarre lawsuit filed against the state's Human Rights Division by three staffers claims that white gay men have been given preferential treatment over women and people of color.

Liz Benjamin thoroughly covers the dynamics at play in today's special election for Paul Tonko's seat in the 105th Assembly District.

The L.A. Times features an extensive piece about young gay athletes, with a handful of high school and college students discussing how the atmosphere is changing in the locker room.

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