Marriage Equality Round-Up 7/21/14

Written by scott on July 21st, 2014

Gay WeddingHere’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!

Worldwide: Version 5 of the official rules for the role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons embraces different gender expressions and sexualities for the first time. full story

Kyrgyzstan: LGBT activists in the country are calling for help to fight their country’s proposed ban on “gay propaganda.” full story

UK: Retired basketball star John Amaechi says the Commonwealth Games should be used as an education platform for LGBT rights. full story

USA: Author and Journalist Randy Jernigan is coming out with a new book on marriage equality – “Freedom to Love.” full story

USA: Buzzfeed has an advance (unconfirmed) copy of the President’s executive order on LGBT employment. full story

USA, California: San Francisco City Attorney Therese Stewart, who led the fight against Prop 8, has been confirmed to the California Court of Appeal. full story

USA, Florida: Attorney General Pam Bondi defended her appeal of the marriage equality ruling out of Key West, saying “It’s my job.” full story

USA, Illinois: Sears promoted marriage equality on a float at Chicago Pride. full story

 

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