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Marriage Equality Round-Up - April 9th
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!

COMMENTARY: Poor bisexuals. Extradited from the gay community and shunned by the straights. Constantly labelled 'greedy' or even 'fake'. Bisexuals are often invisible. full story

POP CULTURE: Siobhan Atwell, a new transgender model, is hitting the catwalks and is set to be a huge star. full story

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POP CULTURE: The company behind role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons spoken out to defend diversity - after video game developers were flooded with abuse. full story

AUSTRALIA: Scores of marriage equality supporters have marched on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's Sydney office in a bid to get the coalition to scrap its plan for a national vote on the controversial issue. full story

USA: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Friday that if elected president, he would overturn laws in Mississippi and North Carolina that discriminate against the LGBTIQA community. full story

USA: 39% in the US now support laws that would ban transgender women from using female toilets. full story

USA: Ten mayors have come together to form a coaliton united in protest against states that are passing anti-LGBT laws - Seattle; New York City; Philadelphia; Portland, Ore.; Oakland, Calif.; Honolulu Sante Fe, N.M.; Washington, D.C., and Tampa, Fla.. full story

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USA, DELAWARE: In the wake of legislation aimed at discriminating against LGBT Americans in several states, in particular transgender citizens, Gov. Jack Markell of Delaware recorded a message of support. full story

USA, MICHIGAN: A woman says she was illegally fired at Saginaw Valley State University after telling her bosses that she was making a transition to female from male. full story

USA, MISSISSIPPI: A Mississippi hospitality group with 1400 hotels, restaurants, and shops among its members has a plan to mitigate damage to the state's reputation, offering "Everyone's Welcome Here" stickers to members. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: A new online campaign is targeting North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) for mockery concerning his state's new anti-trans legislation. #PeeingForPat, as it's being called, encourages participants to contact the governor to "confirm your adherence to or disregard of" HB2, which bans trans residents from using public restrooms according to their gender identity, and also rolled back anti-discrimination statutes instituted in Charlotte. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: The songwriter and performer known for his 1984 hit "Born in the USA" has announced he'll cancel an upcoming concert in North Carolina over the state's newly enacted anti-LGBTIQA law. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Rocker and E Street Band guitarist Steve van Zandt spoke out backstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night, expanding on why Bruce Springsteen decided to cancel his show in Greensboro, North Carolina. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: The Family Equality Council said it could not ensure the safety of the transgender attendees and the children planning to join the weekend-long retreat in Hendersonville. full story

USA, PUERTO RICO: A new judge assigned to Puerto Rico same-sex marriage case has struck down the US territory's gay marriage ban. full story

USA, WEST VIRGINIA: West Virginia University has launched a housing program for students to room together on campus regardless of sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation. full story 
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Published on:  April 9, 2016


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