Marriage Equality Round-Up 11/1/13

Written by scott on November 1st, 2013

Gay WeddingHere’s our daily quick round-up of the stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we just didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy!

Germany: German parents can now choose their baby’s gender on birth certificates. full story

Italy: Five hundred people attended a candlelight vigil in Rome to protest the suicides of gay youth in the country. full story

United Kingdom: Callers to a UK radio show told Pink News founder Benjamin Cohen that beng gay should be illegal. full story

USA: On Top Magazine rounds up the top ten claims being made against the Employment Non Discrimination Act. full story

USA: A new Google Nexus 5 commercial includes a gay wedding. full story

USA: Dot429 has an interview with Shane Bitney Crone of “Bridegroom” fame. full story

USA: The US Supreme Court’s ruling on DOMA last June is causing many same sex couples to re-think their financial arrangements. full story

USA: The Coast Guard has just added sexual orientation to its non-discrimination policy. full story

USA: The anti-gay Ruth Institute is splitting off from the National Organization for Marriage. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: St. Luke’s University Health Network in pennsylvania is considering offering health benefits to same sex couples. full story

USA, Texas: The Dallas Voice profiles one of the couples behind the new marriage equality lawsuit. full story

USA, Virginia: LGBT Legal groups are fighting to see who can take a marriage equality lawsuit back to the US Supreme Court. full story

USA, Virginia: Ari Ezra Waldman also takes a look at Virginia’s two marriage equality lawsuits. full story

USA, Virginia: Gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe called out his GOP counterpart for his rabid homophobia at a recent debate. full story

 

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