Here’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!
UK, Northern Ireland: The Northern Ireland assembly is calling on the country’s health minister to end the ban on gay men giving blood. full story
UK, Scotland: Scotland’s Health Secretary is calling on members of Parliament to vote for the upcoming marriage equality bill. full story
USA, California: A case dealing with domestic partner benefits in California has been sent back to District Court by the Ninth Circuit. full story
USA, Michigan: The city of Holland, Michigan is putting an LGBT rights initiative on the back burner. full story
USA, New Jersey: Governor Chris Christie coasted to reelection despite his opposition to marriage equality. full story
USA, Washington: It looks like Seattle just elected its first openly gay mayor. full story