Friday, October 12, 2007

Morning Sweep (well it's still morning to us)

We're still in recuperation mode after our Fall Dinner event last night in midtown Manhattan, so pardon the delay in posting the sweep.

The New York Times finally decides it's time to talk about the ENDA controversy, citing it as one of several examples where the Democrats are reportedly being torn between making compromises to pass legislation and satisfying the demands of their liberal base. Gay City News has the latest, from an LGBT community perspective, on Barney Frank and ENDA.

Nationally prominent labor leader Randi Weingarten accepts the Pride Agenda’s Community Service Award at last night's NYC Fall Dinner and talks for the first time at a public event about being a member of the LGBT community. Azi Paybarah talks to Randi Weingarten after her speech. The NYT's Sewell Chan interviews Randi further about last night.

Good As You covers last night's Fall Dinner and gives its impressions about the political message being sent by the program's speakers.

A second defendant is found guilty of a hate crime in the Michael Sandy murder, but not without some controversy. Read here and here.

New York City-based law firm Weil, Gotshal and Manges, LLP becomes the first law firm to be named a Community of Respect (R) by the Anti-Defamation League.

1 comment:

John M said...

Nice article from Good As You, I hope that the Pride Agenda will be putting up youtube videos of this year's fall dinner.