In general, to find out what’s going on in the news concerning gay rights, follow any articles related to hot button issues, like Prop 8, Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and others. Here are a few examples to get you started:
Are the Courts Ahead of the Public on Gay Rights? - by Michael A. Lindenberge
Court won’t hold ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ lawsuit – Associated Press
Battles Remain for Gay-Rights Proponents - by Geoffrey A. Fowler and Valerie Bauerlein
OPENLY JEWISH: Long before it was fashionable Rabbi Bernard Mehlman made Temple Israel a safe haven for LGBT members
The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network can be used as a resource to organize local pushes for Day of Silence and No Name-Calling Week.
The New York Times has a topics page dedicated to homosexuality. Readers can be exposed to articles on the topic in the local setting and internationally.
The Religious Action Center is an excellent resource to find information and ideas for programming to spread awareness of certain issues. This link highlights GLBTQ rights’ history and provides a Jewish background of the topic.
Feature: NY Times