Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Morning Sweep

David Paterson talked to the New York Blade about his longtime support for marriage equality, while acknowledging that he respectfully disagrees with some religious communities on the issue.

The Daily News highlights a lesbian couple--originally from Queens and now Long Island residents--and how they've enlisted the support of several straight allies simply for being who they are.

The New York Sun discusses New York Court of Appeals' Chief Judge Judith Kaye's retirement and Paterson's first opportunity to shape New York's highest court. Judge Kaye wrote the poignant dissent in the Court of Appeals' ruling against gay marriage on July 6, 2006.

A gay couple of ten years who was married in New Paltz by former mayor Jason West (the marriages were later nullified) will be heading to California this week for a fully valid marriage.

The Palm Center at the University of California at Santa Barbara has released a comprehensive report that calls for the elimination of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

The Roxy may not be gone for good: community activists are set to crowd into Community Board 4's Business, License and Permits meeting today to show support for the venue owners who are requesting a liquor license. The meeting is at the Westin Hotel on 43rd St. (at 6:30 PM)

SAS, Scandinavia's primary airline, has unveiled a website specifically for LGBT travelers who are looking for gay points of interest in Stockholm and/or Copenhagen.

No comments: