Monday, February 22, 2010

Morning Sweep

LGBT groups were invited for the first time to participate in Chinatown's annual Lunar New Year parade in NYC on Sunday.

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley filed papers Thursday asking a judge to deem the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional without holding a trial on the lawsuit.

A study to be released tomorrow by the Palm Center finds that speedy transitions to allowing openly lesbian and gay service members in foreign militaries were not disruptive.

An op-ed in the Arizona Daily Star criticizes John McCain for his change of position on the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." McCain had previously said he would support the repeal if military officials did, but now that this is the case, he still supports the policy.

Andrew Sullivan had a spirited debate against NOM's Maggie Gallagher at the Cato Institute last week, and the video is here.

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