Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Morning Sweep

The New York Times profiles a lesbian rabbi at the Beth Am Temple in Inwood.

Marriage for same-sex couples officially became legal at midnight last night in Vermont.

Apparently, getting married in Vermont isn't the only way to experience the sweet taste of victory.

In Washington, the news isn't so sweet: a referendum to reject the "everything but marriage" domestic partner benefits that were passed this summer has made it on to the Nov. ballot.

The National Marriage Boycott, a group of college campus organizations, is encouraging straight allies to go the Jolie-Pitt route and foreswear marriage until DOMA is repealed.

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