Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/31/14

Welcome to the Gay Marriage Watch, co-sponsored by Purple Unions and Marriage Equality USA. Since 2008, we have provided this daily summary of the latest marriage equality news, with links to each of our posted articles. To see the whole blog, click here: http://www.purpleunions.com/blog

 


Today’s Stories

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Marriage Equality Round-Up 3/31/14
Various

–Malta’s civil unions bill likely to pass soon
–Mexico City’s marriage equality sparks a Latin American revolution
–Ricky Gervais: “You can’t take equality ‘too far.”
–Our Gay Wedding: The Musical tonight in the UK
–Gay wedding on Days of Our Lives
–Mozilla says “we support marriage equality”
–5 Year anniversary in IA
–NY rally at anti gay church
–OK/UT fight centers on kids
–WY Equality holds Laramie marriage equality panel
Details

Seriously?
Various

–Your Gayness Can Be Cured
–I’m Totally in Love With Putin’s Anti Gayness
Details

Matt Baume’s Marriage News Watch
AFER

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has good news and bad news marriage in Michigan. One Missouri lawmaker is taking a stand for equality.
Details

China: Gay Man Sues Government for Recognition of Marriage Equality Group
Towleroad.com

After China denied his application to register his group, Same-Sex Love Assistance Network, as an NGO, a gay man has decided to sue.
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Vietnam: 33.7% Support Marriage Equality
Gay Star News

There’s a new poll out on Vietnamese support for marriage equality.
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USA: How The “Duck Dynasty” Stars’ Homophobia Destroyed Their Brand
Queerty

Before December of 2013, Duck Dynasty was a network’s dream: an inoffensive, semi-scripted reality program that received little attention outside of its core audience but still attracted millions of viewers.
Details

USA, Virginia: New Poll Says Marriage Equality Support at 50%
The Richmond Times Dispatch

A new poll shows that half of Virginians support marriage equality.
Details

 


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Marriage Equality Events (Full Events List/Add Your Own Event: http://www.purpleunions.com/mn/gay-marriage-events-list.html):

 

  • Canada, ON, Toronto: Jun 25-Jun 27, ILGA World Conference 2014. Details
  • Curacao, Willemstad: Apr 30-May 4, South Caribbean Pride 2014. Details
  • Ireland, Dublin: Jun 15, Big Gay Sing, Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Details
  • Mexico, Mexico City: Apr 26, NoH8 Photo Shoot, Reforma 222. Details
  • USA, AR, Little Rock: Apr 17, Marriage Equality hearing in State Court. Details
  • USA, CA, Los Angeles: Aug 21, Los Angeles Equality Awards Kickoff Party 2, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, Los Angeles: Sep 15, Marriage Equality USA Gala and Awards. Details
  • USA, CA, Los Angeles: Sep 20, Los Angeles Equality Awards , Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, Los Angeles: Sep 20, Los Angeles Equality Awards Kickoff Party, Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, Palm Springs: Aug 10, Palm Springs Equality Awards Kickoff Party, Rivieria Resort and Spa, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, Palm Springs: Sep 14, Palm Springs Equality Awards Kickoff Party 2, Rivieria Resort and Spa, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, Palm Springs: Oct 18, Palm Springs Equality Awards, Riviera Resort, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Diego: Mar 29, Transgender Overpass Light Brigade Action & Social, 7:30 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Diego: Apr 6, San Diego Equality Awards Kickoff Party 2, W Hotel, 6-8 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Diego: Apr 8, SAME Membership Meeting, 3620 30th Street, 6:30-8:30 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Diego: May 3, San Diego Equality Awards, The Prado, Balboa Park, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: Mar 21-Apr 27, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, New Conservatory Theatre. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: Apr 12, San Francisco Equality Awards , Palace Hotel, 6 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: May 2, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, Gallo Center for the Arts. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: May 3, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: May 9, Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, Center for the Arts. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: May 28, Marriage Equality USA Gala and Awards, Chambers Eat + Drink, 6-8:30 PM. Details
  • USA, CA, San Francisco: Jul 20, Join Team NOH8 at AIDS Walk San Francisco 2014, AIDS Walk in Golden Gate Park. Details
  • USA, CO, Denver: Apr 4, Filings Due in OK Marriage Equality Case, U.S. Court of Appeals – 10th Circuit. Details
  • USA, CO, Denver: Apr 10, Hearing in UT Marriage Equality Case, U.S. Court of Appeals – 10th Circuit. Details
  • USA, CO, Denver: Apr 17, Hearing in OK Marriage Equality Case, U.S. Court of Appeals – 10th Circuit. Details
  • USA, CO, Denver: Apr 27, Same Love Same Rights Gay/Lesbian Wedding Expo, The Curtis. Details
  • USA, DC, Washington: Dec 4-Dec 7, LGBT Leaders 2014. Details
  • USA, FL, Gainesville: May 3, 2013 Greate Gainesville Gala, TBA, 7 PM. Details
  • USA, FL, Online: Apr 24, Equality Florida Tele-Tpwn Hall for Marriage Equality, 6:30 PM. Details
  • USA, FL, St. Petersburg: May 3, 2013 Greater St. Petersburg Gala, TBA, 7 PM. Details
  • USA, IL, Canton: May 17-May 19, “8” The Play Reading, Many Lights Stage Productions. Details
  • USA, IL, Chicago: Apr 4, Equality IL First Friday Networking Social, Sidetrack, 6-8 PM. Details
  • USA, KS, Topeka: Apr 11, NoH8 Photo Shoot, Equality House. Details
  • USA, LA, New Orleans: Apr 5, NoH8 Photo Shoot, Ring of Honor. Details
  • USA, MD, Rockville: May 4, Same Love Same Rights Gay/Lesbian Wedding Expo, Crowne Plaza Rockville. Details
  • USA, ME, Portland: Apr 6, Same Love Same Rights Gay/Lesbian Wedding Expo, Italian Heritage Center. Details
  • USA, NY, Albany: Apr 29, LGBT Equality & Justice Day, State Capitol Bldg, 9 AM-5 PM. Details
  • USA, NY, New York: May 18, Join Team NOH8 at AIDS Walk New York 2014, AIDS Walk in Central Park. Details
  • USA, NY, New York: May 19, Marriage Equality USA Gala and Awards. Details
  • USA, OK, Tulsa: Apr 13, NoH8 Photo Shoot, Dennis R. Neill Equality Center. Details
  • USA, OR, Portland: Apr 23, Marriage Equality Lawsuit Hearing, U.S. District Court . Details
  • USA, OR, Portland: Jul 17, Oregonians Against Discrimination Business Leaders Luncheon, Oregon Convention Center. Details
  • USA, OR, Portland: Oct 10, IGNITE!. Details
  • USA, OR, Statewide: Jun 19, Bites for Rights. Details
  • USA, PA, Philadelphia: May 1-May 4, Equality Forum 2014. Details
  • USA, PA, Philadelphia: May 28, Marriage Equality Lwssuit Hearing. Details
  • USA, RI, Providence: Aug 3, Same Love Same Rights Gay/Lesbian Wedding Expo, Providence Marriott Downtown. Details
  • USA, VA, Richmond: Mar 28, Defendants’ Marriage Equality Briefs Due, Fourth Circuit. Details
  • USA, VA, Richmond: Apr 11, Plaintiffs’ Marriage Equality Briefs Due, Fourth Circuit. Details
  • USA, VA, Richmond: May 13, Marriage Equality Case Oral Arguments (tentative), Fourth Circuit. Details
  • USA, WA, Seattle: May 8, Same Love Same Rights Gay/Lesbian Wedding Expo, Crowne Plaza Hotel Seattle. Details
  • USA, WI, Madison: Aug 25, Marriage Equality Lawsuit Trial. Details

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