Marriage Equality Round-Up – December 28th

Written by scott on December 28th, 2015

Here’s our daily round-up of the marriage equality / LGBT rights stories from all around the internet. If we missed anything, let us know. Enjoy!

PEOPLE: BuzzFeedYellow have released an insanely cute showing what it’s like to be in a relationship where one person is trans- and the other is cisgendered. full story

PEOPLE: Psychiatrist Robert Spitzer, the man who convinced the APA to stop classifying homosexuality as a mental illness, died on Friday at the age of 83. full story

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PEOPLE: A contestant on Israel’s singing competition series ‘The Next Star’ has received criticism for performing an original song that mocked gay men with lyrics about a man who ‘craves butts’ and ‘drops the soap’. full story

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CANADA: A gay man who fled the Caribbean island of St Kitts after he was the victim of repeated homophobic attacks is facing deportation by Canadian authorities after his bid to seek asylum was rejected. full story

UK: Schools are “reluctant” to offer support to as many as 80 school aged children in the UK who say they want to transition. full story

USA: Jeremy Davies, an out gay Church of England priest who has been banned from taking ceremonies, has said he has received much support. full story

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USA: Mike Huckabee today stood by his attacks on Ted Cruz and insisted that neither he nor his Super PAC “selectively edited” what Cruz said. full story

USA, COLORADO: A student who described lesbians as “perverse” in an essay continues to attempt legal action claiming she has been ostracised by professors. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: Tennessee Rep. Rick Womick thinks his state should respond to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling by getting ‘out of the marriage business altogether.’ full story

 

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