Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/27/14

Written by scott on January 27th, 2014

Here’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: The government plans to legalize surrogacy for same sex couples. full story

Ivory Coast: Anti gay attacks are increasing in this African country, and the offices of a national gay rights group were attacked over the weekend. full story

Nigeria: Dozens more have been arrested in the wake of Ngeria’s draconian anti gay law. full story

Republic of North Cyprus: The country became the final one in Europe to decriminalize homosexuality. full story

Syria: Arabs4Tolerence looks at being gay and Syrian. full story

USA: Lambda Legal thinks the ruling on gay jurors that subjects such cases t heightened scrutiny will be a game changer for marriage equality lawsuits. full story

Lush Cosmetics CampaignUSA: Lush Cosmetics is planning a “We Believe in Love” campaign for Valentine’s Day in reaction to the anti gay law in Russia. full story

USA, California: Actress Briana Evigan (Step Up 2: The Streets) and a troupe of dancers helped a gay man propose to his partner in West Hollywood. full story

USA, Indiana: A Democrat will challenge the author of the proposed gay marriage ban for his seat in November. full story

USA, New York: Another Methodist Pastor will be tried for officiating at his gay son’s wedding. full story

USA, Oregon: Several GOP lawmakers are filming videos to support the marriage equality initiative. full story

 

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