Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/15/15

Marriage Equality Round-Up 1/15/15

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!

Online: Photographer Braden Summers has a new creative project called All Love is Equal. full story

Nigeria: Towleroad.com lists 15 rings to know about the situation in New Jersey. full story

Russia: A new video details what life is like for the LGBT community in Russia. full story

UK: PM David Cameron will increase aid to Nigeria, in spite of new anti gay law. full story

USA: The Washington Blade looks at being transgender in the US military, and concludes that we still have a long way to go. full story

USA, Arizona: As Camp Verde considers civil unions, the local paper says it’s not yet time. full story

USA, Florida: Several big employers are joining the push for equality in the state. full story

USA, Georgia: Marriage equality advocates are laying out their plans to bring gay marriage to the state. full story

USA, Maryland: A new transgender anti-discrimination bill has been introduced in the state. full story

USA, Minnesota: A democratic representative has introduced a bill to ban “ex-gay” therapy. full story

USA, New York: An openly gay congressman just got engaged to his partner. full story

USA, North Carolina: A gay couple who legally married had their insurance cancelled as a result. full story

USA, Ohio: A Catholic school forced out a gay music teacher after learning he had become engaged to his partner. full story

USA, Pennsylvania: A married lesbian couple has asked a federal judge to rule on the state’s marriage equality ban quickly. full story

USA, South Carolina: The man challenging Senator Lindsey Graham from the right for his US Senate seat wants to impeach judges who rule in support of marriage equality. full story

USA, Utah: Utah is grasping at straws trying to justify its ban on gay marriage. full story

USA, Virginia: A new bill would outlaw oral sex between 17 year olds. full story

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