Marriage Equality Round-Up 7/1/14

Written by scott on July 1st, 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!

USA, Brazil: Mexican fans chanted homophobic slurs at the opposition for the third time. full story

Canada: The lesbian former Prime Minister of Iceland gave an amazing speech at WorldPride in Toronto. full story

USA: Desert news has a new marriage equality map, showing rulings for same sex marriage in the US since Windsor. full story

Deseret News Marriage Equality Rulings map

USA, California: Prop 8 plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo held a wedding for friends and family on the one year anniversary of their hurried ceremony when Prop 8 was struck down. full story

USA, Colorado: AG John Suthers gave the Boulder County Clerk until Tuesday to stop giving out marriage licenses to same sex couples, or face action from his office. full story

USA, Connecticut: A transgender officer fired last week in the state is claiming discrimination. full story

USA, Indiana: The judge who struck down Indiana’s marriage equality ban knows the ruling upset some, but says judges can’t base rulings on public opinion. full story

USA, Nevada: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the Nevada marriage equality case on September 8th. full story

USA, Utah: State AG Sean Reyes missed a filing deadline on the state’s marriage equality lawsuit appeal. full story

USA, Washington: A provision of the state’s same sex marriage law kicked in Monday, converting thousands of existing domestic partnerships to marriages. full story

USA, Washington DC: Supporters and opponents of a proposed ban on conversion therapy for minors clashed at a city council hearing. full story

USA, Wisconsin: A lawsuit filed by a man who claimed same sex couples marrying violated his civil rights has been dismissed. full story


1 Comments so far ↓

  1. michael potter- urbanek says:

    I just dont get it to why people cantmarry who they love. Whats it to anyone but them. I live in Rome new york and was the frist gay marrage in the city of rome who got married in a church. NOV. 12 th. 2012. We got a letter from the of new york goveror wishing us good luck ans he was sorry he could not make the wedding but did thank us for the invite. I just dont get it.

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