Marriage Equality Round-Up – September 23rd

Written by scott on September 23rd, 2015

Here’s our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories that don’t warrant a full posting on the blog, or that we didn’t have time to add. We’re able to get more news and analysis to you this way every day – enjoy!

OPINION: Bisexuality Visibility Week is a time for us to realize that people still have plenty of misconceptions about bisexuals. full story

ARGENTINA: A province in Argentina has set a 1% hiring quota for transgender workers to local government employment. full story

AUSTRALIA: The New Zealand Herald reported 812 overseas same-sex couples had married in the country since marriage equality was legislated in August 2013. full story

IRELAND: The legislation giving effect to the marriage equality referendum has been introduced in the Dáil to a round of applause. full story

IRELAND: Ireland’s first same-sex weddings could take place by November, after legislation was introduced to the Irish Parliament today. full story

POLAND: In a new PSA from Poland tackling anti-gay hate speech, a teenage woman is shown morphing into Adolf Hitler as she spews homophobic slurs. full story

UK, CHANNEL ISLANDS: By a vote of 37-4, the legislature of the Channel Island of Jersey today voted to approve same-sex marriage. full story

USA: Hillary Clinton will address the Human Rights Campaign next month, getting the chance to pitch herself to 800 activists in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights community. full story

USA: Ultra-conservative Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia has once again poured scorn on his fellow justices, for ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right. full story

USA, FLORIDA: Trans women mistreated by the TSA live tweets the whole thing. full story

USA, FLORIDA: Human Rights Campaign wants the Transportation Security Administration to conduct a full investigation into the case of Shadi Petosky, a trans woman who says she was mistreated by TSA agents at Orlando International Airport on Monday afternoon. full story

USA, KENTUCKY: http://www.buzzfeed.com/lanesainty/aussie-same-sex-couples-heading-to-nz#.eypLYJwyP full story

USA, KENTUCKY: What hurts Kim Davis the most. full story

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USA, NEBRASKA: The group that governs Nebraska high school sports is drafting a policy on allowing transgender athletes to compete full story

b>USA, WYOMING: The University of Wyoming is housing an archive dedicated to the history of the Rocky Mountains’ lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. full story

 

1 Comments so far ↓

  1. Brian Vargas says:

    Your link above to the following story goes to a story about Kim Davis. Please edit your hyperlink.

    ***USA, FLORIDA: Trans women mistreated by the TSA live tweets the whole thing. full story

    Brian Vargas
    Journalist
    Out & About Nashville

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