Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/21/14

Written by scott on January 21st, 2014

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!

UK: British actor John Lithgow is speaking out for marriage equality. full story

USA: ABC News looks at the difficult path that marriage equality faces in the red states. full story

USA, Hawaii: An anti-gay group is getting ready to testify against a bill that would offer discrimination protection to students. full story

USA, Illinois: A bed-and-breakfast owner who refused to perform civil unions for same-sex couples is vowing to also ban same-sex weddings from his property. full story

USA, Maryland: A Catholic school alumni publication is refusing to publish a wedding announcement for a lesbian couple. full story

USA, New York: Governor Andrew Cuomo says “extreme conservatives” who have anti-gay views have no place in the state. full story

USA, Oklahoma: A GOP lawmaker has a novel idea – he wants to “re-approve” the marriage equality ban that was just struck down by a federal court. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: If Pennsylvania legalized marriage equality, more than 50% of the country would live in a state with gay marriage. full story


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