Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/16/14

Written by scott on January 16th, 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!

Germany: The LGBT community is facing a bit of a backlash in Germany. full story

Mozambique: A former president of the country is speaking out against anti-gay laws in Africa. full story

Nigeria: Virgin CEO Richard Branson is going to Nigeria to meet with the government to discuss the recently passed anti-gay law there. full story

Nigeria: In the wake of the passage of a draconian anti-gay bill, there is a witch hunt on for gays in the country. full story

Russia: Is the country preparing to criminalize gay families? full story

UK: New survey finds that childless gay and lesbian couples are happier than their straight counterparts. full story

UK, Scotland: In a victory for transgender citizens, a committee in Scotland’s Parliament has voted unanimously to remove the “spousal veto” from the marriage equality bill. full story

USA: Actor Chris Pine thinks the US should be doing more against Russia’s anti-gay laws. full story

USA, Delaware: Delaware has joined a growing list of states that pledged to recognize same-sex weddings performed in Utah. full story

USA, Maryland: A bill to ban “ex-gay” therapy has been introduced in Maryland. full story

USA, Michigan: A federal judge is considering a challenge to Michigan’s constitutional ban on marriage equality. full story

USA, Ohio: The Democratic challenger in the Ohio attorney general’s race is urging the current AG to drop his appeal of the marriage equality ruling there. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: Marriage equality advocates in Pennsylvania are keeping a close eye on recent state and federal court rulings around the country. full story

USA, Tennessee: Plaintiffs in the marriage equality lawsuit in Tennessee are encouraged by the victory in Oklahoma this week. full story

USA, Texas: Is Texas ready for marriage equality? full story


1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Arturo Schultz says:

    a mixed bag but mostly ok 🙂

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