LGBT Fast Friday News 5/11/12

Fast Friday is a weekly feature in which I provide links to news items and other resources of interest to the LGBT community.

Only 34% showed up to vote … the most, supposedly, in North Carolina’s recent history … I guess the homophobes took time out to vote?

Official Tally for North Carolina’s Amendment One  [NC State Board of Elections]

Joe Biden: ‘I am absolutely comfortable’ with same-sex marriage:

“Look, I am Vice President of the United States of America. The president sets the policy. I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women and heterosexual men marrying women are entitled to the same exact rights. All the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And quite frankly I don’t see much of a distinction beyond that. […]

“People fear that which is different, and now they’re beginning to understand.”

[Meet the Press]  Watch the video here.  (Be sure to press the PLAY button)

Undeterred by AG’s opinion, [Lincoln, Nebraska] City Council will consider anti-discrimination ordinance  [Journal Star]

President Obama’s gay marriage endorsement needs legal action  [Washington Post]

Professors Franke and Goldberg Laud Obama’s Support for Marriage Equality [Gender & Sexuality Blog]

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