Happy Gay News for April 20, 2009

Happy day all!  Let’s get to the happy gay news for today, Monday, April 20, 2009.

NY Voters Favor Gay Marriage By ‘Significant Margin’: Just Released Poll Finds 53% To 39% Approve Of Bill Currently In State Senate

I ♥ New York and New York ♥ me…and you!

Last Thursday, surrounded by state and community leaders, Governor Paterson announced he would introduce the exact same gay marriage bill his predecessor had two years ago. The bill had passed the New York Assembly by a surprisingly wide margin, 85 – 61, in large part thanks to Assemblymember Daniel J. O’Donnell, who spoke at last week’s press conference, saying, “Someday soon, after 28 years of being engaged, I’m going to actually be allowed to be married.

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Automakers Court the LGBTQ Community

Yet another story about how the LGBTQ community is so important to the economy. Fun video from LOGO 365 Gay News:

Top 50 Rabbi List Includes LGBT Allies

Last month GLAAD featured a national survey of Jewish synagogues by Jewish Mosaic and the Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation. The survey documented great support for LGBT inclusion by rabbis and the need for clear practices for that welcome.

A timely follow up to the survey is Newsweek’s annual compilation of the 50 most influential rabbis released on April 4. Many of the rabbis on the list are already demonstrating their acceptance of LGBT issues including marriage for gay and lesbian couple – further supporting the survey’s data on LGBT inclusion.

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Gay History, Birthdays, and Quote of the Day

Get Your Learnin’ On here …

That’s all for today.  Happiness to all!

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