Marriage Equality Round-Up 11/14/13

Written by scott on November 14th, 2013

Gay WeddingHere’s our daily quick round-up of the marriage equality and LGBT rights 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!

Colombia: An anti-gay activists in Colombia has so far refused refute claims that he is gay. full story

Russia: The Russian government has been spying on LGBT activists, and Riesling aired audio from their meetings on television. full story

Trinidad & Tobago: A Jamaican lawyer is challenging the country’s homophobic immigration laws. full story

USA: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow discusses how marriage equality is leaving the GOP presidential hopefuls in the dust. full story

USA, Illinois: Same-sex couples in Illinois have the option of choosing either a civil union or a marriage. full story

USA, Illinois: LGBT activists are set to protest a meeting of the Americans for Truth About Homosexuality Saturday in Arlington Heights. full story

USA, Massachusetts: The 10th anniversary of marriage equality in Massachusetts is coming up this next week. full story

USA, Nevada: The defendants in the marriage equality lawsuit in Nevada have requested and received additional time to file their briefs. The date has now been extended to December 18 full story

USA, New Jersey: A family refused to tip the waitress who was a former Marine because she is a lesbian. full story

USA, Texas: A high school in Texas is refusing to allow transgender student to wear tuxedo for his yearbook portrait. full story

 

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