Marriage Equality Round-Up 7/10/14

Written by scott on July 10th, 2014

Gay Wedding - HandsHere’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!

Argentina: LGBT activists are planning a kiss-in during a visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. full story

Dominica: The Prime Minister of Dominica says his country will never accept marriage equality. full story

France: A group of pro marriage equality activists are on trial for a topless protest for gay marriage last year. full story

Jersey: After the marriage equality bill was delayed a year, LGBT activists will hold their first rally on the island Saturday. full story

USA: Angry that their own Regnerus Study was thoroughly discredited, anti-gay forces are trying to poke holes in a new Australian study that shows kids fare better with same sex parents. full story

USA: A number of Christian publishers are coming out with books in support of marriage equality. full story

USA: Singer Demi Lovato has joined HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality campaign. full story

USA: HRC backed away from ENDA’s broad religious exemptions in an essay by Chad Griffin yesterday. full story

USA, Florida: The Fort Lauderdale Convention Bureau just endorsed marriage equality and the repeal of the state’s ban. full story

USA, Illinois: More than 5,000 same sex couples have married in the state. full story

USA, Indiana: Governor Mike Pence has ordered state agencies not to recognize the marriages of same sex couples that took place in the state after the ban was struck down. full story

USA, Ohio: A lesbian couple was denied family passes to a public pool because of a city ordinance that says “a family pass must be issued to a mother and father”. full story

USA, Ohio: GOP Senator Rob Portman says his support for marriage equality would be a plus in a run for President. full story

USA, Washington: A gay Iraq War veteran was kicked out of a cab in Tacoma for kissing his boyfriend. full story

USA, Wisconsin: A federal judge denied a request to fast track a marriage equality case there. full story

 

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