Marriage Equality Round-up 12/5/13

Written by scott on December 5th, 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!

Israel: A proposed bill would give tax benefits to gay and lesbian couples. full story

Taiwan: A Taiwanese actress has reportedly lost an endorsement deal over her support of marriage equality. full story

Taiwan: Joe Jervis has more on the huge rally against marriage equality in Taiwan. full story

USA, California: Lambda Legal received a huge grant, bequeathed to them by a San Diego man. full story

USA, Hawaii: And anti-gay GOP lawmaker is defending his efforts to continue the fight to overturn the law in court. full story

USA, Florida: The city of Atlantic Beach will vote on a human rights ordinance including LGBT citizens on December 9th. full story

USA, Hawaii: Now that marriage equality has passed in Hawaii, the Ninth Circuit is giving plaintiffs in the marriage equality lawsuit three weeks to decide if they want to ask for dismissal. full story

USA, Indiana: JCOnline profiles one of the mayors who came out against the proposed gay marriage ban in the state yesterday. full story

USA, Indiana: Also in Indiana, the Bloomington city Council unanimously passed a marriage equality resolution. full story

USA, New Jersey: A lesbian waitress who claimed discrimination by one of her customers has been suspended after her claims were questioned. full story

USA, Utah: The Sundance film Festival has chosen a Prop 8 documentary as an official selection. full story

USA, Washington: Two gay workers in Washington state are suing a transportation company over denial of health benefits for their husbands. full story

Zimbabwe: The head of a Zimbabwe LGBT organization is being summoned to court over claims of running an “unregistered” organization. full story


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