Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Morning Sweep

Four teenagers were charged with assaulting a priest who runs Carmen's Place, a shelter for LGBT youth in Astoria, Queens. The priest, Father Louis Braxton Jr., told police that yesterday's incident was not the first of its kind.

Pam's House Blend asks, is "Straight Pride" really just gay ridicule? Brooklynites will find out this Labor Day when a Straight Pride music festival hits Eastern Parkway.

The presumptive Democratic nominee for president Barack Obama puts LGBT equality on the DNC platform and appoints openly gay U.S. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (WI) to the platform drafting panel.

Life for transgender communities in Thailand is on the up-and-up, though many trans people still face stigma and a lack of career options.

LGBT students in Northern Ireland gain a hero: Education Minister CaitrĂ­ona Ruane.

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