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 - 10.10.2008
Friday, October 10, 2008 - 10:23am by Justin Cole, GLAAD's Director of Digital Media
Remembering Matthew Shepard:
- Rocky Mountain News (CO) - OP-ED: Judy Shepard Statement on the 10th Anniversary of Matthew's Death
- The Bilerico Project - Tammy Baldwin hearts Barack Obama
- Box Turtle Bulletin - Today In History: Armbands and Scarecrows
- Washington Wire - What Was the Question?
- The Bilerico Project - J.R. Warren, Matthew Shepard and a link of hope
- Box Turtle Bulletin - Also Today In History: Details Emerge
- Associated Press - Ark. Plans to Drop Unmarried Foster Parent Ban
- Chicago Tribune (IL) - American Family Association Ends McDonald's Boycott After Executive Resigns from Gay Business Group
- Florida Capital News (FL) - Amendment 2 Opponents Debut TV Ads
- Hartford Courant (CT) - Knights of Columbus Give $1.25 Million to Anti-Gay Marriage Campaign in Calif.
- Associated Press (AZ) - Anti-Gay Marriage Groups Look for Ariz. Redemption
- The Philadelphia Inquirer (PA) - Councilman Kelly Sues Over Smear Campaign
- Arizona Daily Star (AZ) - Ballot Issue on Marriage Still a Hot Button
- The Bakersfield Californian (CA) - Prop. 8 Debaters Square Off at Cal State
- Times of Trenton (NJ) - Robbinsville School Board Member Resigns Post Over Homosexual Slur
- The Grand Rapids Press (MI) - Planners Nix Gay Men's Club
- Chicago Tribune (IL) - COLUMN: Principal Touts School Pride
- The Independent (United Kingdom) - A Matter of Gay Pride: Britain Is To Have Its First Museum on the History of Homosexuality
- Reuters (Russia) - Russian Officials Ban Two Gay Rights Demonstrations
From the Blogs:
- Daily Kos - Bigoted Prop 8 Supporters Make Gains
- The Bilerico Project - Barack Obama Supported Same-Sex Marriage in 1996?
- Queerty - Ohio GOP Under Fire For Anti-Gay Attack Mailer
- The Huffington Post - The Gay Bailout
- Towleroad - White Supremacist Gets Four Life Terms for Gay Man's Murder
- Pam's House Blend - Straight spouses lend voices of support to National Coming Out Day
- AfterElton.com - Best. Gay. Week. Ever. (October 10, 2008)
- AfterEllen.com - Best. Lesbian. Week. Ever. (October 10, 2008)
- Box Turtle Bulletin - John and Ken Advise you to Vote No
- Towleroad - 'No on Prop 8' Releases Third Ad: 'Lies'
- The Bilerico Project - LGBT History Month: A Tale of Old-time Montana
- Mombian - LGBT Parents Win Big in Arkansas
- BoiFromTroy - No on 8 Responds to ‘Swiftboat' Attack