Marriage Equality Round-Up 2/24/14

Written by scott on February 24th, 2014

ESPN PollHere’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: LGBT activists protested the decriminalization of homosexuality in Hyderabad. full story

India: It may be years before the government gets around to repealing the re-instated anti-homosexuality law. full story

Russia: Canadian athletes wore rainbow patches at the closing ceremonies of the Sochi Olympics. full story

USA: A New ESPN poll shows that every state thinks the NFL is ready for a gay player. full story

USA, Florida: Queer as Folk and Cagney & Lacey actress Sharon Gless filmed a video for marriage equality in Florida. full story

USA, Illinois: A state lawmaker has introduced a bill to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youth. full story

USA, Kansas: A tea party group is trying to resurrect the failed Right to Discriminate bill, but the effort is complicated by a previously passed law from 2013. full story

USA, New York: Gay activists held one final NYC protest against Russia’s anti gay laws before the Olympics drew to a close. full story


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