Marriage Equality Round-Up – March 27th

Written by scott on March 27th, 2016

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!

INDONESIA: Gays are a contagion, declares the banner in bold red and black lettering that hangs on the sidewalk of a bustling neighborhood in Indonesia’s capital. full story

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UGANDA: A Muslim cleric in Uganda has vowed to fight anyone who stands in the way of a potential new anti-gay bill being passed. full story

UK: A magistrate who was fired for suggesting same-sex couples should not bring up children may face the axe at his NHS directorship. full story

USA, CALIFORNIA: A gym is hoping to help trans people feel good about their bodies by providing specific training for those going through transition. full story

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USA, GEORGIA: Tyler Perry Studios, which has a massive production facility in Atlanta and is planning another one at the site of the former Fort McPherson army base, is the latest entertainment company to come out swinging at the anti-gay “religious freedom” bill sitting on Governor Nathan Deal’s desk. full story

Tyler Perry

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Charlotte’s Mayor Jennifer Roberts spoke out against the state’s new anti LGBTIQA law: “The speed and the secrecy with which this came down have us still trying to figure out what this law actually means for Charlotte and for businesses and for the way that we operate our own facilities. Now we’re trying to figure out what it means for how we go forward. We’re trying to figure out if we can overturn this.” full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: After facing near universal condemnation from the media, from big business, and from civil rights groups, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has issued a misleading nine-point “Myths Vs Facts” press release about his state’s anti-LGBT law. full story

 

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