Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/15/14

Written by scott on April 15th, 2014

Gay WeddingHere’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!

Brunei: The UN is urging the Asian nation to delay a new law that encourages the stoning to death of gay people. full story

Canada: Pete LaBarbera was arrested in Canada in a publicity stunt after refusing police orders to leave a school campus. full story

Italy: A gay wedding service in Italy is making waves. full story

Russia: Gay pride has now been banned in Crimea. full story

USA: RuPaul’s dag race will drop the use of the term “she mail” in deference to the transgender community. full story

USA: A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics says same sex marriage is good for public health. full story

USA: A new survey says an astonishing 26.5% of women are bisexual. full story

USA, California: Prop 8 plaintiffs will celebrate the one year anniversary of the overturing of the hateful law in Los Angeles on 6/28. full story

USA, Ohio: Some Muslim cab drivers in Cleveland are refusing to drive taxis with advertisements for the Gay Games. full story

USA, Ohio: The judge who just forced the state to recognize out of state same sex marriages is now considering whether to stay his ruling pending appeal. full story

USA. Oklahoma: The 10th Circuit will hear arguments in the OK marriage equality lawsuit Thursday. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh city council members are urging the FDA to drop the ban on giving blood for gay men. full story

USA, Utah: A GSA in St. George is holding a town hall tomorrow on marriage equality. full story

 

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