Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/19/14

Written by scott on April 20th, 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!

Ghana: This African nation has won a dubious prize – the least gay friendly country in the world. full story

Malta: The first civil unions under the country’s new law are expected to be performed in June. full story

USA: Rachel Maddow took a look at the weird week in marriage equality on Friday. full story

USA, Arkansas: A plaintiff in the marriage equality lawsuit that was heard on Thursday said ““I’ve been waiting 44 years to get over this damn rainbow. So, a couple more weeks isn’t going to matter to me.” full story

USA, Colorado: A gay man who married his partner in the US in 1975 is asking that his marriage be recognized. full story

USA, Illinois: Six state GOP officials who pushed for the ouster of a pro-gay party head were replaced this week. full story

USA, South Carolina: After state lawmakers approved a proposed cut in University funds over the listing of a lesbian-themed book in the school’s reading program, tickets were selling out quickly for performances of a play based on the book. full story

USA, Washington DC: Gay activists demonstrated outside the Ugandan embassy in DC. full story

 

1 Comments so far ↓

  1. I truly believe if two people meet and fall in love they should be able to marry if they choose to do so regardless of their sexual orientation.

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