Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Breaking News

New York says to California, "You go, girl."

Breaking News Alert
The New York Times
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 -- 9:14 PM ET

New York Begins to Alter Policy on Gay Marriage

Gov. David A. Paterson has directed all state agencies to
begin to revise their policies and regulations to recognize
same-sex marriages performed in other jurisdictions, like
Massachusetts, California and Canada. In a directive the
governor's legal counsel, David Nocenti, instructed the
agencies that gay couples married elsewhere "should be
afforded the same recognition as any other legally
performed union."

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What a nice present on my thirty-seventeenth birthday. Baby steps, baby steps... still, what a sea-change over the course of my lifetime so far.

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Are you watching the French Open? Yeah, me too. That's one of my regrets about the timing of my retreat next week -- walking away from The Tennis Channel for a week. Oh well. I'll enjoy what I can, while I can!


Christopher Hennessy said...

Thanks for your kind comment on my poem. (I just corrected a typo in the first line! An extra "the")

It was fun to write. Who knew Carl was such an interesting bloke!?>!?!

Brent Goodman said...

Happy Birthday girl! You go!


Peter said...

Happy Birthday, Anne!

Yes: Gov. Patterson in NY is pretty amazing. And cute as a button, too.