Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/3/14

Written by scott on March 3rd, 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!

Australia: Australia’s deputy Opposition leader Tanya Plibersek is calling for a conscience vote on her marriage equality bill. full story

Uganda: The country may cut ties with the Church of England over LGBT rights. full story

UK: A third of LGBT citizens mistakenly believe they can’t foster or adopt. full story

USA: Several gay military groups have filed amicus briefs with the tenth circuit in the Utah and Oklahoma marriage equality lawsuits. full story

USA: The Liberty Counsel, the Ruth Institute, and five other anti-gay groups were added to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list f hate groups. full story

USA, Indiana: A former Republican Party chairman offered cash for votes on the marriage equality ban in the House. full story

USA, Maryland: The state Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would protect the state’s transgender citizens. full story

USA, Michigan: Marriage equality backers are holding a rally in Detroit this morning. full story

USA, Michigan: Professor of Sociology Arlene Stein looks at the studies on both sides of the state’s marriage equality trial. full story

USA, Ohio: A methodist bishop spoke out for marriage equality at a church in Clifton, Ohio. full story

USA, Texas: A gay couple married after 53 years together. full story

 

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