Marriage Equality Round-Up 7/12/14

Written by scott on July 12th, 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!

Brazil: FIFA continues to do nothing about anti-gay slurs hurled by fans at some of the World Cup games. full story

France: A gay man from Senegal was granted a visa so he could marry his French partner. full story

USA: Our friend Matt Baume has a new project focused on gay gamers. full story

USA: The White House continues to support ENDA, despite the opposition of most LGBT groups over its religious exemption. full story

USA: A recording of President Richard Nixon reveals that he thought gays were born that way – but he still didn’t want to give them any rights. full story

USA, Indiana: The ACLU is asking US AG Eric Holder to recognize Indiana’s same sex marriages. full story

USA, Mississippi: More than 1,000 businesses across the state have joined the campaign against the state’s new “license to discriminate” law. full story

USA, Ohio: Looking back at the state’s first gay wedding, one year later, and why it matters. full story

USA, Oklahoma: Southwestern Christian University has expelled a student because she married her same sex partner. full story

USA, Oregon: A Christian university in Oregon is using a religious exemption from a 40 year old law to discriminate against a transgender student. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: A former democratic congresswoman fom the state is backing away from her support of a request to president Obama to include a religious exemption in his forthcoming executive order on LGBT employment. link” target=”_blank”>full story

 

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