Marriage Equality Round-Up 11/26/13

Written by scott on November 26th, 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!

Brazil: A new report documents violence against transgender citizens in Brazil. full story

Croatia: A UK boy band with two gay members is suing an anti-gay “Christian” group for using the bands hit “intro” for their anti-gay campaign without permission. full story

UK: Elton John plans to marry David Furnish on the first day the marriage equality law takes effect next year in England. full story

USA: Is Nike’s advertising helping to drive the push for LGBT equality in US sports? full story

USA, Colorado: The Air Force Academy continues to defend employing a man who is a gay conversion therapy advocate. full story

USA, Illinois: A series of forums on the state’s new marriage equality law will be held across Illinois. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: The Episcopal Bishop in Pittsburgh will allow local priests to perform blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples. full story

USA, Texas: Two gay couples in Texas filed a motion on Friday asking that the state stop enforcing the ban on marriage equality. full story

 

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