Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/12/14

Written by scott on March 12th, 2014

Gay Wedding - HandsHere’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!

Chile: Pro LGBT candidate Michelle Bachelet became President of the country on Tuesday. full story

Denmark: Protesters held a rally in Denmark at the Ugandan embassy against the country’s harsh new anti-gay law. full story

Iran: Vocativ reports on Iran’s “Underground Railroad” for gay men. full story

Uganda: A gay couple has reportedly been arrested having sex in a hotel. full story

UK, England: A lesbian couple will be the first same sex couple to marry at the Roman Baths in Bath. full story

USA, California: San Francisco celebrates the Transgender Day of Visibility on March 31st. full story

USA: LGBT Weekly reports on how the National Review is supporting the new Right to Discriminate bills. full story

USA, California: San Diego County Clerk Ernie Dronenburg, who tried to get marriage equality shut down last year in the state, has a challenger for his post – a married lesbian. full story

USA, Michigan: Bay County voted down a proposed measure to protect the county’s LGBT citizens. full story

USA, Michigan: Parties in the marriage equality case are still submitting filings in the case, even though the trial has ended. full story

USA, Wisconsin: The ACLU agreed to give up a request for an injunction on the state’s marriage equality ban in exchange for expediting the case. full story

 

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