Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/30/14

Written by scott on March 30th, 2014

UK protest

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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!

Russia: Queerty has pulled together ten videos showing the violence the Russian LGBT community is facing. full story

Uganda: The country’s anti gay forces are planning another parade to celebrate their shiny new anti-gay law. full story

UK: Elton John and David Furnish are getting married – it wasn’t that long ago that Elton was against marriage equality. full story

UK, England: At a protest against marriage equality in Wakefield, England, one man showed up. full story

UK, England/Wales: Pink News has put together a history of marriage equality in England and Wales. full story

UK, England/Wales: An Anglican Bishop is encouraging priests to bless same sex couples and for gay priests to marry, in defiance of Church policy.full story

USA: Same sex couples across the US are finding that access to health insurance through the ACA is uneven. full story

USA: RuPaul’s Drag Race apologized for anti transgender slurs aired on the show recently. full story

USA, Michigan: Kalamazoo GOP Chairman Dave Worthams, who is a black man married to a white woman, came out in support of marriage equality on the state. full story

USA, Mississippi: A newscaster has apologized for saying gays were in the news too often. full story

USA, New York: A Long island Republican with a history of anti-gay votes is supporting an anti bullying bill. full story

USA, Wyoming: Three same-sex marriage advocates will speak about marriage equality efforts in Wyoming and around the country tomorrow night in Laramie. full story

 

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