Marriage Equality Round-Up 12/13/13

Written by scott on December 13th, 2013

Gay Wedding - RingsHere’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!

Australia: Four Liberal state Premiers are calling on prime Minister Tony Abbott to allow a free vote on marriage equality. full story

China: A province in China may have just legalized marriage equality. But probably not. full story

France: The anti-gay group Manif Pour Tous have another bizarre protest in France yesterday, this time releasing chickens outside of Parliament. full story

India: The United Nations’ Human Rights Chief is speaking out against the country’s recent Supreme Court decision re-criminalizing homosexuality. full story

UK, England: A London couple plans to marry one minute after the marriage equality law takes effect in March. full story

UK, England/Wales: Pink News has a great new FAQ sheet on marriage equality in England and Wales. full story

USA, Arkansas: Arkansas State and County lawyers asked the judge to dismiss a marriage equality lawsuit Thursday. full story

USA, Texas: The Dallas voice profiles their LGBT person of the year, a transgender activist. full story

USA, Texas: An Austin County Clerk has joined LGBT activists in claiming that the state’s ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. full story


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