Marriage Equality Round-Up 12/30/13

Written by scott on December 30th, 2013

Gay Wedding - HandsHere’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!

Jamaica: Melanie Nathan reports on Mass Resistance, the anti gay group out of Massachusetts, exporting its hate to Jamaica. full story

Japan: Same sex partners of US military members can now enter Japan without a visa. full story

Malta: Malta’s Catholic Bishop said the Pope wanted him to speak out against a proposed gay adoption law. full story

Spain: The Spanish government is set to sign an agreement with Russia that would bar Spain’s gay and lesbian citizens from adopting kids from Russia. full story

USA: NOM’s Brian Brown appeared on an MSNBC panel this weekend. full story

USA: Arturo Varela reports on transgender immigrants in the USA. full story

USA, Florida: Democrats plan to push forward with several gay rights bills in the state next year. full story

USA, New Mexico: The Navajo Nation, which banned same sex marriage in 2013, is once again wrestling with the issue after New Mexico legalized it. full story

USA, Texas: It looks like Houston’s lesbian mayor is preparing to finally marry her partner. full story


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