Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/11/14

Written by scott on January 11th, 2014

Maulik PancholyHere’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!

India: Actor Maulik Pancholy, known for his work in Weeds and 30 Rock, got engaged to his partner while visiting the Taj Mahal. full story

Malaysia: The Home Ministry has banned the country’s leading human rights organization for promoting LGBT rights. full story

Uganda: Uganda’s Speaker of Parliament has told the West to stop bullying them about their anti-gay laws. full story

USA: A 96 year old former Hollywood actress has written an ode to marriage equality full story

USA, Indiana: Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to speak before an anti-gay group later this month. full story

USA, Maryland: Lawmakers are introducing bills for transgender rights, and to ban ex-gay therapy in the state. full story

USA, New Mexico: There’s a gay wedding expo today in Santa Fe. full story

USA, New Mexico: Although marriage equality is now the law of the land in the state, gay-rights groups are continuing to run advocacy ads on television. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Tuesday represented as will hold the Twitter town Hall meeting on LGBT issues tonight. full story

USA, Utah: No, the Mormon church has not gone soft on marriage equality. full story

 

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