Marriage Equality Round-Up 11/19/13

Written by scott on November 19th, 2013

Orlando Cruz 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!

Europe: Banking bosses are uniting for LGBT rights in Europe. full story

Italy: A judge in Bologna has granted temporary custody of a three year-old boy to a gay couple. full story

Russia: A Russian sports minister thinks the anti gay law was passed at an inconvenient time. full story

USA, Colorado: Rural Colorado voters want to form a state without civil unions or background checks on guns. full story

USA, Florida: Atlantic Beach is considering adding an LGBT rights ordinance. full story

USA, Hawaii: Governor Abercrombie wants gays and lesbians to come to Hawaii to marry. full story

USA, Michigan: The state plans to defend its ban on gay marriage with a slew of discredited researchers. full story

USA, New Mexico: Former New Mexico Attorney General Patricia Madrid is speaking out for marriage equality in a new op-ed. full story

USA, New York: Gay boxer Orlando Cruz married his partner in Central Park. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: A United Methodist Church jury convicted a minister today for marrying his gay son and his partner. full story

USA, Texas: The Texas National Guard is refusing to give a lesbian couple the housing allowance they are legally entitled to. full story

USA. Washington DC: A far-right fringe grow is vewy vewy angry about being kicked out of a Senate meeting room. full story


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