Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/20/14

Written by scott on January 20th, 2014

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!

Russia: HRC is slamming Russian President Vladamir Putin for his lies about the anti-gay “propaganda” law. full story

USA: ABC is distancing itself from anti-gay comments made by Juan Pablo Galavis, star of the current edition of “The Bachelor”. full story

USA: Colorado Senator Mark Udall is renewing his call for the Obama administration to provide spousal benefits to gay veterans all across the country. full story

USA, Indiana: It’s looking more and more likely that Indiana House Speaker Brian Bosma will stack the deck to get the gay marriage ban out of committee. full story

USA, Oklahoma: Tulsa World cautions that a final decision in the Oklahoma case may take years. full story

USA, Oklahoma/Utah: Our friend Matt Baume looks at Utah vs. Oklahoma, and wonders which will get marriage equality first. full story

USA, Utah: Attorneys for same-sex couples in Utah are fighting the state’s request for a delay in the appeal. full story

USA, Virginia: Virginia is quickly becoming a critical state in the fight for marriage equality. full story

 

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