Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/7/14

Written by scott on January 7th, 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!

UK: Stonewall U.K. plans to expand its advocacy for gay rights to other countries. full story

USA: The US Military will now remove a “dishonorable discharge” from a service member’s records if it was for being gay or lesbian. full story

USA, Colorado: A baker who lost in court after refusing to make a cake for a gay wedding is appealing the decision. full story

USA, Florida: The state of Florida is sitting on the gay tourism sidelines as other states press ahead with marriage equality. full story

USA, Idaho: The editorial board for the Idaho statesman says marriage equality won’t damage the institution of marriage. full story

USA, Michigan: A federal judge agreed to split a trial that includes a marriage equality component into two, making a ruling on the merits more likely. The trial will oriceed on 2/25/14. full story

USA, Minnesota: Former Vikings player Chris Kluwe has retained the legal services of NCLR after being fired for what he says was his advocacy for marriage equality. full story

USA Texas: Some Dallas City Councilmembers are calling for equal treatment for LGBT city employees. full story

USA, Washington: Young Catholic students at a high school in Seattle are revolting after a Vice Principle was fired for marrying his same sex partner. full story

USA, West Virginia: A West Virginia judge seems disinclined to dismiss a marriage equality lawsuit in the state. full story

 

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