Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/2/14

Written by scott on April 2nd, 2014

Harvey Milk StampHere’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!

Malta: A pastor has turned in 10K signatures opposing Malta’s civil unions bill because he opposes an adoptions provision, and is threatening a referendum of the bill is passed into law. The island nation had 418K people as of 2012. full story

USA: Meet the eight house democrats who still don’t support ENDA. full story

USA: New Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich won’t rule out giving more money tp anti gay causes. full story

USA: The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is honoring 300+ employers for having the best places to work for LGBT employees. full story

USA: The new design for the proposed Harvey Milk stamp has been released. full story

USA: According to SDGLN, there are now 55 lawsuits for marriage equality around the US. full story

USA, Colorado: A district judge issued a split decision in a case in which an anti-gay group stole a couple’s wedding photo and used it to target pro-gay Colorado legislators. full story

USA, Michigan: The Ypsilanti city council may vote to encourage the appeals court to lift its stay on same sex marriage. full story

USA, Minnesota: A bill that would have banned “ex-gay” therapy for minors died in the legislature this week. full story

USA, New Mexico: The US Supreme Court will consider taking up the New mexico Photography case again on 4/4. It has passed up two opportunities to do so thus far. full story

USA, Oklahoma: A third brief has been filed in the marriage equality case. full story

USA, Utah: Some of the proceeds from the sale of t-shirts proclaiming “Hummusexual” will support a lawsuit challenging Utah’s ban on gay marriage. full story

 

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