More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
Top Stories Today - 10.09.2008
Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 10:24am by Justin Cole, GLAAD's Director of Digital Media
Remembering Matthew Shepard:
- The Denver Post (CO) - EDITORIAL: A Hate Crime Remembered
- Republic of T - Ten Years Ago...
- Box Turtle Bulletin - Ten Years Ago Today: "We Just Wanted To Spend Time With Him"
- Michigan Liberal - The thin string that connects Matt Shepard and me.
- The Bilerico Project - Telling Sakia's Story
- Los Angeles Times - California Leads the Nation in Gay Rights
- Associated Press - Mormons Renew Calls for Calif. Gay Marriage Ban
- Los Angeles Times - Californians Against Hate to End Boycott Against Bolthouse Farms in Fight Over Gay Marriage
- The Washington Post - New Schools Urged in Chicago
- Miami Herald (FL) - Poll: Florida Gay-Marriage Ban Likely to Pass
- Chicago Tribune (IL) - City Leaders to Recommend Approval of Gay High School
- The Boston Globe (MA) - US Supreme Court Refuses Lexington Case
- Associated Press (ID) - N. Idaho Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime
- The Washington Post (DC) - Police Searching for Suspect in Fatal Beating of Md. Man
- FOX 5 [Washington, D.C.] (DC) - Suspect in Anti-Gay Beating Asks Judge to Release Him
- Battle Creek Enquirer (MI) - Prom Gives Gays a Second Chance
- San Diego Union-Tribune (CA) - Firefighters' Lawyer Seeks Parade-Participation Ban
- Miami Herald (FL) - Lawyer Group Opposes Same-Sex Marriage Amendment
- The Salt Lake Tribune (UT) - Young Mormons Urged to Join Fight Against Gay Marriage in California
- San Francisco Chronicle (CA) - Milk Club Votes to Continue Backing Pelosi
- The Star-Ledger (NJ) - Gay Rights Group Wants Board Member to Apologize
- Palm Beach Post (FL) - PBAU to Allow Gay Rights Students to Visit Campus
- Sacramento Bee (CA) - California Poll on Prop. 8 Could Show 'Bradley Effect'
- Associated Press (Australia) - Diver Surprised Not More Openly Gay Athletes
- Telegraph (United Kingdom) - Lesbian Couple Left Humiliated by Sexist Jokes, Tribunal Told
From the Blogs:
- Pam's House Blend - Countering the Pro-Prop 8 Ads -- the Clock is Running Out
- The Trail (Washington Post) - Survey Shows Obama Leading Among Catholics
- Good As You - Video: Duff and Sykes go anti-'gay'
- The Bilerico Project - Florida's Amendment 2- Major Impact on Health Benefits
- Queerty - Gay Activists Call Off Bolthouse Boycott
- 365Gay.com - The book Palin wanted banned
- Gay News Blog - Foes of gay-marriage ban say poll shows Prop. 8 leading
- The Gist - New "Yes on 8" Ad
- AmericaBLOG - Polls flip: Gays about to lose marriage in California