Marriage Equality Round-Up 10/19/13

Written by scott on October 19th, 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!

France: The first known same-sex adoption has taken place in France. full story

Iran: Two dozen people arrested on suspicion of homosexuality and Satanism have been released on bail. full story

Russia: Anti-gay activist and rabble-rouser Scott Lively is up to his old antics again in Russia full story

UK, England: There is a gay and lesbian wedding show going on in London this weekend. full story

USA: Jacob Hemphill of the Raggae band SOJA supports marriage equality, full story

USA: As the gay newlywed web series Husbands enters its third season, it’s now available internationally for the first time. full story

USA, Arkansas: A Catholic school in Arkansas is firing a teacher for marrying her same-sex partner. full story

USA, California: The Prop 8 and DOMA plaintiffs spoke out about their victories at a symposium at Stanford. full story

USA, California: A lifelong Mormon mother and anti-activist in Bakersfield has learned to accept her gay son. full story

USA, New Jersey: A gay mom says no to putting marriage equality on the ballot. full story

USA, New York: The town of Southampton is removing a “bias free zone” created after the state passed the Marriage Equality Act in 2011 full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Marriage Equality USA is partnering with Marriage Equality 4 Pennsylvania. full story

USA, Texas: The Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas Is refusing to add gender identity protections to its nondiscrimination policy. full story


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