Marriage Equality Round-Up 6/9/14

Written by scott on June 10th, 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!

Asia: The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission released a report on the violence and exclusion Asia’s LGBT community faces. full story

Italy: 20K marched at Rome Pride for civil unions. full story

UK: Because a Ugandan lesbian has not been in a lesbian relationship for five years, the country is threatening to deport her. full story

USA: US law firms are lining up on the side of marriage equality. full story

USA: Several upcoming US Supreme Court decisions could impact the LGBT community. full story

USA: A Southern Baptist Church leader says a split over same sex marriage is inevitable. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Speaking on a local radio program, the judge that overturned the state’s marriage equality ban says he saw no proof that same-sex marriage destroys the strength of families. full story

USA: Alaska’s Attorney General says he will fight a lawsuit challenging the state’s marriage equality ban. full story

USA, Utah: If an appeals court doesn’t go their way and lifts a hold on recognition of the same sex couples married after the state’s marriage equality ban was overturned, the state is threatening to escalate the issue to the US Supreme Court. full story

 

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