Marriage Equality Round-Up 4/9/14

Written by scott on April 9th, 2014

Gay Wedding CakeHere’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!

Mongolia: The secret lives of the country’s transgender citizens. full story

Uganda: The country’s government is fighting to stop a lawsuit that could overturn its new anti-gay law. full story

UK: The new Tory Minister for Women opposes marriage equality. full story

USA: A new study from UCLA says just having a conversation with anti marriage equality voters can shift their point of view. full story

USA: Prop 8 attorneys David Boies and Ted Olson are on a mission to bring marriage equality to all fifty states. full story

USA: Match.com will no longer charge bisexuals to have two different accounts, one for meeting men and another for meeting women. full story

USA, Arizona: Openly gay US House candidate Steve Gallardo thinks marriage equality will come to Arizona “within the next four years”. full story

USA, Florida: Neptune Beach became the latest city in the state to pass an LGBT anti discrimination ordinance. full story

USA, Georgia: A lesbian couple couple who runs an internet radio show is planning a statewide day of action for marriage equality. full story

USA, Michigan: The 6th Circuit is asking the plaintiffs in the marriage equality case to respond to the state’s request for an en banc (full panel) hearing on their case. full story

USA, Michigan: Royal Oak City Commissioner Jeremy Mahrle is calling on the state to drop its appeal of the marriage equality lawsuit. full story

USA, Mississippi: CNN and Fox News ignored the passage of Mississippi’s new Right to Discriminate bill. full story

USA, New York: A Brooklyn school won’t let a student bring her boyfriend to the prom because he is transgender. full story

USA, Virginia: The Washington Blade profiles the daughter of one of the gay couples fighting for marriage equality via lawsuit in the state. full story

 

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