Marriage Equality Round-up 4/28/14

Written by scott on April 28th, 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!

UK: Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams says he’s sorry he didn’t campaign more for LGBT rights, but “I don’t think that an Archbishop can be a campaigner in quite that sense.” full story

UK: David Cameron might veto a plan to allow straight couples to enter civil partnerships. full story

USA: A US navy communications specialist was discharged for transitioning from female to male while on the job. full story

USA, Nebraska: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook came out in support of marriage equality. full story

USA, Tennessee: A wedding venue has accepted, then suddenly rejected a same sex couple’s wedding. The couple, Iraqi war veterans, were told that the venue decided it could not violate state law. full story

USA, Texas: Think Progress takes a look behimd the scenes of the divorce case that just ruled Texas’s marriage equality ban unconstitutional. full story


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