Friday, October 5, 2007

Morning Sweep

HRC's sole transgender board member Donna Rose talks to The Advocate about why she resigned earlier this week amidst the organization's handling of ENDA.

Longtime LGBT activist Roey Thorpe talks to The Ithacan about being the first openly gay elected official in Tompkins County.

MSNBC reports that some Democrats in conservative-leaning districts support the sexual orientation part of ENDA, but are "not comfortable" with gender identity protections.

Mitt Romney's campaign responds to the ad that Log Cabin is running against him in Iowa.

Sweden looks set to become the next country to legalize same-sex marriage.

The New York Post once again has to apologize for using a nasty slur against LGBT people in a recent article--in this case, the paper referred to a transgender person as "she-male."

A recent police regulation requiring a permit for any "gathering" of more than 50 people has some in the LGBT community taking to the streets.

Rochester's gay and lesbian film festival "ImageOut" begins this evening and runs through the next ten days.

David Mixner has some heartfelt words reminding all of us that those living today with HIV/AIDS still need love and support from family and friends.

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