Gay Marriage & Gay Rights News Roundup for Saturday, November 29, 2008

N.Y. Democrats May Skip Gay Marriage Vote: The New York Times

"After a pledge from New York Democratic leaders that their party would legalize same-sex marriage if they won control of the State Senate this year, money from gay rights supporters poured in from across the country, helping cinch a Democratic victory. But now, party leaders have sent strong signals that they may not take up the issue during the 2009 legislative session."

May Tomorrow Be A Perfect Day, May You Find Love And Laughter...Unless You're Gay: Boy Culture

"If Donny Osmond is one of your best friends and you're gay, will you please step forward? Because one of the world's most famous Mormons (and its most famous nerd) just came out to say he does support Prop 8 and cites his crazy church's crazy teachings that gay marriage will lead to "calamities foretold by ancient and modern prophets.""

NH civil union sponsor will push for gay marriage:

"The legislator who sponsored New Hampshire's civil union bill will push next year to legalize same-sex marriage. But Portsmouth Democrat Jim Splaine will face a fight, as those opposed to civil unions vow to try to pare the law down."

Arizona residents stage gay marriage protest at Mormon holiday event in Arizona: Gay Socialites

"While the Mormons in Mesa, Arizona were lighting their Christmas lights (and probably plotting to surpress another minority) a huge demonstration against gay marriage broke out. What is a holiday party without 150 of your closest gay friends?! "American Idol" loser, Brooke White, was even there to pull the switch at the lighting."