Marriage Equality Round-Up 5/21/14

Written by scott on May 21st, 2014

Here’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!

Marriage Equality Map

Morocco: Six men have been jailed for being gay. full story

Russia: Anti gay thugs tried to interrupt rainbow flash mobs held across the country on IDAHOT Day. full story

South Africa: Gay couples together monogamously for a year can now donate blood in the country. full story

USA: A new study shows there are more same sex households in gay friendly states. full story

USA: Wikipedia has a new marriage equality map. full story

USA: A new poll finds that 66% of Americans don’t think a candidate’s sexual orientation would affect how they voted for President. full story

USA, California: A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that anti-gay groups can’t keep their donors a secret. full story

USA, Florida: A county judge in the Tampa area has blocked a lesbian couple from getting divorced. full story

USA, Florida: A marriage equality lawsuit will get its day in court on July 2nd. full story

USA, Maryland: LGBT rights activists are divided on how to best fight a proposed referendum to repeal the state’s new transgender protections law. full story

USA, North Carolina: The ACLU and Equality NC are hosting a discussion of marriage equality in Charlotte tomorrow. full story

USA, Oregon: There’s still a remote possibility that the National Organization for Marriage will be able to intervene in the state’s marriage equality lawsuit. full story

USA, Oregon: In related news, the state is asking the appeals court to dismiss NOM’s appeal altogether. full story

USA: full story


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