Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/8/14

Written by scott on March 8th, 2014

Gay Wedding RingsHere’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!

Puerto Rico: A Puerto Rican politician who chaired George Bush’s 2004 campaign in Puerto Rico and cast several anti gay votes before being caught on Grindr, just came out. full story

Nigeria/Uganda: Michael Bolton, George Bush’s former ambassador to the UN, has come out in opposition to the anti gay laws in the two countries. full story

UK: A British couple who has fought for 11 years to have their Canadian marriage recognized will finally be granted married status next week. full story

USA: The Ninth Circuit case involving LGBT juror discrimination that has changed the course of several unrelated marriage equality cases will not be challenged. full story

USA: Justin Snow at Edge Boston says we’re likely to continue to see Right to Discriminate bills popping up across the US. full story

USA, Iowa: A new poll shows that 36% don’t care about gay marriage and 28% are proud of it, with only 34% disappointed. full story

USA, Missouri: Kansas City just passed a resolution calling for LGBT protections statewide. full story

USA, Washington DC: After initially starting out silent on anti gay issues, some at CPAC are now attacking LGBT rights. full story

 

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