Marriage Equality Round-Up 10/16/13

Written by scott on October 16th, 2013

Gay RightsHere’s our daily quick round-up of the stories we don’t have time to add as individual blog posts. Hopefully we’ll be able to get more news and analysis to you this way. Let us know what you think!

General: Should gay and lesbian couples consider signing a prenup before getting married? full story

Australia, Tasmania: Tasmania marriage equality bill plans have been delayed by two weeks. full story

UK, Northern Ireland: The Northern Ireland government may appeal a judge’s ruling overturning the ban on blood donations by gay men. full story

USA: The conservative media is jumping on the bandwagon to demonize transgender youth. full story

USA: Actress Sigourney Weaver says that LGBT rights are the big battle of our time. full story

USA, Delaware The Go-Go’s Jane Wiedlin just officiated at a same-sex wedding in Delaware for a couple from Pennsylvania. full story

USA, Illinois: The push is on again to round up votes for the marriage equality bill in Illinois. full story

USA, Michigan: At least 10 County clerks are ready to issue marriage licenses if a federal judge strikes down the gay marriage ban today. full story

USA, New Jersey: Governor Chris Christie would deny marriage equality to his own child. full story

USA, New Jersey: GOP Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman thinks marriage equality is coming to New Jersey, but won’t commit to voting for it. full story

USA, Utah: Zach Ford at Think Progress looks at the flawed arguments being used to uphold Utah’s same-sex marriage ban. full story

USA, Washington DC: Think Progress recap some of the nasty things that were said about the LGBT community at the Values Voters Summit. full story


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