March 29–April 18, 2007

Quotes of the Week:


“If this was an isolated incident, a sincerely made apology might be considered, but Don Imus is a serial offender and his ‘I’m a good person’ protestations ring hollow. His defamations rend the social fabric and insult, demean and degrade all of us, but especially the undeserving targets of his rage.”


— Matt Foreman, Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
Windy City Times, April 18, 2007

“Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars have been utterly wasted on ‘abstinence-only until marriage’ programs. Why? To appease a rabidly vocal minority that cares more about getting our government to promote their religious ideology than they do about the health of young people.”


— Matt Foreman, Executive Director, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
EDGE Boston, April 18, 2007

Legislation

  1. State Legislature passes domestic partnership bill
    Associated Press, April 11, 2007

  2. Colorado gay adoption bill on way to Ritter
    Associated Press, April 13, 2007
    (Picked up by sources including the Summit Daily News and CBS.)

  3. Gay adoption bill advances in Senate
    Associated Press, April 11, 2007

Hate crimes: Andrew Anthos

  1. Gay man’s family disputes autopsy report
    Associated Press, March 29, 2007
    (Appeared in numerous sources, including MSNBC, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Herald-Sun, the Advocate, Planet Out and GayWired.)

  2. Medical examiner: Spinal disease killed Andrew Anthos
    Detroit News, March 29, 2007

  3. Local suspicious death ruled natural
    6 News WLNS Lansing, March 30, 2007

  4. $5000 reward offered for info, conviction in gay man’s death
    Associated Press, March 30, 2007
    (Appeared in numerous publications, including 22 WSBT South Bend.)

  5. Tip reward offered in gay man’s death
    Detroit News, March 31, 2007

  6. Task Force charges bungling of anti-gay killing
    Gay City News, April 5, 2007

  7. Gay rights group hikes reward in Anthos case
    Detroit News, April 10, 2007

  8. Activists seek justice in Anthos case
    The Advocate, April 11, 2007
    (This story also appeared on Planet Out, Gay.com, Gay.com UK and Yahoo! News.)

  9. Activists seek to reopen Anthos case
    The Advocate, April 10, 2007

  10. Wayne briefs
    DetNews.com, April 11, 2007

  11. Reward for Andrew Anthos killer grows
    WDIV ClickOnDetroit.com (picked up by Yahoo! News), April 10, 2007

Imus

  1. Post-Imus, the left is back
    Gay City News, April 18, 2007

  2. Feminists, gays respond to Imus
    Windy City Times, April 18, 2007

Other highlights

  1. ACT UP marks 20 years with housing protest; activists say people with AIDS often targeted for eviction
    San Francisco Chronicle, March 30, 2007

  2. One more battle
    Baltimore Sun, April 1, 2007

  3. If I had time... (Puerto Rico civil code)
    Blabbeando, April 11, 2007

  4. Illinois pols mock transgenders
    Gay City News, April 19, 2007

  5. Twice spurned, homeless LGBTQ lodge at 100th
    Columbia Daily Spectator, April 18, 2007

  6. Campaigning for gay rights with a focus on families
    Out in Duluth, April 5, 2007

  7. Gay boomers are wary of homophobic retirement care
    Baltimore Sun, April 6, 2007
    (Reprinted in sources including the Las Cruces Sun-News, the Arizona Republic, the Brainerd Dispatch, the Daily Hampshire Gazette and many more.)

  8. Report: Abstinence-only sex ed ineffective
    EDGE Boston, April 17, 2007

Opposition press

  1. The emperor has women’s clothes
    WorldNetDaily, April 3, 2007

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