Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/20/14

Written by scott on March 20th, 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!

Portugal: Parliament voted down a bill that would have allowed same sex couples to adopt. full story

Russia: The World Congress of Families is continuing with its plans to hold a conference in Russia, despite Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Their love of Putin and his anti gay policies is stronger than their support for the principles of freedom and international law, I guess. full story

Uganda: A gay rights activist says gays are being lured to a town where they are being beaten and tortured. full story

USA: Will the 2016 GOP nominee for President back marriage equality? full story

USA, California: The New Conservatory Theatre is putting on a production of “Standing on Ceremony”, a series of marriage equality shorts written by well-known actors and playwrights. full story

USA, Iowa: The man who will run the state GOP has a long history of anti-gay views. full story

USA, New York: NYC Pride says they’d be happy to have a group march under the banner “straight is great”, showing how much more open and inclusive the group is than the folks who organize the St. Patricks Day Parade. full story

USA, North Carolina: A republican who once supported Uganda’s “kill-the-gays” bill is running for state Senate. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Maryclaire Dale checks in on the status of the marriage equality lawsuits in the state. full story

USA, West Virginia: West Virginia University’s law school hosted a discussion on marriage equality earlier this week. full story

 

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