Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/17/14

Written by scott on January 17th, 2014

Property Brothers for NoH8Here’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!

Nigeria: A man who renounces homosexuality was given 20 lashes for his former offenses. full story

Germany: Germany’s former Foreign Minister is telling Chancellor Angela Merkel to piss or get off the pot on marriage equality. full story

USA: The stars of the popular Property Brothers show on HGTV the NOH8 campaign this week full story

USA: Jon Stewart took on the recent rulings for marriage equality in Utah and Oklahoma. full story

USA, Colorado: the recent Oklahoma and Utah rulings on marriage equality have put the 10th circuit court in Denver in the spotlight. full story

USA, Kentucky: Christians are rallying against a small town’s LGBT rights ordinance. full story

USA, New York: Gay activists protested NBC at the Today Show yesterday for its lack of reporting on the Russian government’s attacks on its gay lesbian citizens. full story

USA Ohio: The state’s attorney general is appealing the narrow marriage equality victory there from last month. full story

USA, Oklahoma: The ironically named Alliance Defending Freedom has filed an appeal in the Oklahoma marriage equality case. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Governor Tom Corbett and Attorney General Kathleen Kane have been dropped from a marriage equality lawsuit. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: State marriage equality advocates are keeping an eye on the lawsuit in the state. full story

USA, South Dakota: Now that marriage equality bans have been overturned in Utah and Oklahoma, South Dakota Gay activists are considering bringing a lawsuit there as well. full story

USA, Texas: Houston’s lesbian mayor Annise Parker just married her partner of 23 years on Thursday. full story

USA, Virginia: the state is scrapping a controversial bill that would have made it illegal for 17-year-olds to have oral sex. full story

USA, West Virginia: The recent marriage equality rulings in Utah and Oklahoma could influence the lawsuit in West Virginia, attorneys say. full story


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