Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/1/14

Written by scott on April 1st, 2014

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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!

Europe: The President of the European Parliament is calling for aid to be cut to anti gay African countries. full story

France: Marriage Equality may have saved the socialist party in Paris. full story

UK: Early-90’s dance/pop queen Lisa Stansfield paid tribute to marriage equality with a performance of ‘Picket Fence’. full story

USA: Once again, the US Supreme Court has passed over the New Mexico photographer’s case. full story

USA: Marriage Equality USA appointed a transgender activist to their Board of Directors. full story

USA: There’s a new map out from Lambda Legal showing the employment protections by state. full story

USA: Actress and talk show host Sara Gilbert married her long-time partner this week. full story

USA, Alabama: A judge is allowing an anti-gay group to intervene in a marriage equality lawsuit. full story

USA, Florida: A group of blacks, hispanics and pastors has started an online petition to support the state’s ban on marriage equality. full story

USA, Louisiana: The legislature has killed a bill that would have offered housing protections to the LGBT community. full story

USA, Michigan: Attorney General Bill Schuette has denounced a brief filed in support of his cause, the state’s ban on marriage equality, by a white supremacist group. full story

USA, Nebraska: The Judiciary Committee gave initial approval to a bill that would ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. full story

USA, Oklahoma: A new statewide coalition has been formed to fight for marriage equality. full story

USA Virginia: As one marriage equality lawsuit makes its way to the fourth circuit, another has been put on hold. full story


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