Sunday, April 13, 2008

GLBT DIGEST April 13, 2008

**IF YOU CAN'T ACCESS THE FULL ARTICLE, CONTACT US AT and we'll be happy to send the full article.

Express Gay News
Go to this link for the following articles:

-Gay CSU workers may get same health care plan as married workers
Faculty Council chairman says 'society has changed'
The gay partners of Colorado State University employees would get the samehealth care benefits as married couples under a plan that faculty areconsidering. CSU Faculty Council chairman Bob Jones says society has changedand it's the right time for the proposal. Faculty Council members willlikely take the plan to the CSU's Board of Governor's next month forapproval. The board rejected a similar proposal four years ago. The planwould not include students.

-Group: Shift Evangelical priorities
Liberals within movement seek to link religious faith with social action

-She draws on personal, political experience
Mayor Simmons to keep service issues in forefront
Denise Simmons received a burst of national attention when she became mayorof Cambridge in January, but says her 25 years of political involvement havetaught her that change comes slowly.

-Hillary appeals to gun owners
Sen. Hillary Clinton attempted to appeal to gun owners and hunters during acampaign stop this weekend. She said that hunting is part of a tradition formany families, and that she was taught how to shoot when she was a child.

-Hundreds gather to learn about 'ex-gay' movement
A traveling national conference billed as an event "to provide help forthose struggling - and those whose loved ones struggle - with unwantedsame-sex attractions," drew about 700 people to a Mountain View church onSaturday.

Marriage Equality News
Go to this link for the following articles:

-A professional photographer who refused to take pictures of a gay couple'scommitment ceremony because of her religious beliefs violated New Mexicodiscrimination law, a human rights panel ruled. Vanessa Willock filed acomplaint with the New Mexico Human Rights Commission in 2006, contendingthat Albuquerque photographer Elaine Huguenin told her she photographed onlytraditional marriages. Huguenin and her husband, Jon, own Elane Photography.
The commission's one-page ruling Wednesday said Elane Photography violatedthe state Human Rights Act by discriminating against Willock on the basis ofsexual orientation, and should pay $6,637 for Willock's attorney's fees andcosts.

Forwarded from Kenneth Sherrill - Ken's List
Go to the links for the following articles:
Contact if can't access the article

-Welcome to the April 1, 2008 newsletter of, the world'slargest encyclopedia of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queerculture.

-The LGBT Cancer Project- Hot for Health
Our work focuses on educating health care providers, increasing awarenessvia the internet and other media, participating in national cancerorganizations, advocating for LGBT inclusion in cancer research and offeringinformation and resources through this website for both professionals andLGBT people with cancer.


[Send your comments about articles to]

No comments: