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Endorsements at-a-glance

NEW JERSEY Governor: Jon Corzine (D)

PHILADELPHIA District Attorney: Seth Williams (D) City Controller: Alan Butkovitz (D) Philadelphia Common Pleas: Adam Beloff, Diane Thompson, Dan Anders, Angeles Roca, Robert Coleman, Donna Woelper and Roxanne Covington Philadelphia Municipal Court: Dawn Segal, Pat Dugan, Joe Waters and Charles Hayden

PENNSYLVANIA Supreme Court: Jack Panella Superior Court: Ann Lazarus, Robert Colville and Kevin McCarthy Commonwealth Court: Barbara Erensberger and Linda Judson Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas: Cheryl Austin, Joel Bernbaum, Richard Haaz, Jeff Lindy, Lois Murphy, Michael Shields, Ann Thornburg Weiss After last year’s never-ending presidential campaign, this November’s election nearly sneaked by us.

The only organization in the state to offer direct legal services to LGBT people announced this week that it is transferring its legal branch to the local LGBT health clinic.

Recently, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America voted to allow gay and lesbian individuals who are in same-sex relationships to become pastors, becoming the largest denomination in the country to adopt such a policy.

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In March, Gloria Casarez, director of LGBT affairs for the Mayor’s Office, was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutritional Alliance special-events intern Lauren Pasquini (left), a Drexel University student, and MANNA director of events and communications Meg Rider passed out samples of the agency’s five gourmet holiday pies during its Pie in the Sky kickoff Oct.

LGBT grantmaking organization Delaware Valley Legacy Fund announced this week that it had selected two local leaders to guide the organization through its transition period.

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