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Marriage Equality Round-Up - April 22nd
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!

AUSTRALIA: The question "Do you support the legalisation of same sex marriage?" has prompted a HUGE "yes" response on the "I Side With" website. full story

CHINA: Couples in China and elsewhere in Asia have adopted a strategy of asking for marriage licenses. full story

TURKEY: Amnesty International and TBWA Istanbul teamed up for a new gay turtle "hidden camera" ad to illustrate the level of homophobia present in Turkey. full story



USA: A new poll has revealed that trans Americans may find more acceptance from women and young people. full story

USA, ALABAMA: The House Judiciary Committee's 7-5 voted to advance H.B. 413 -- legislation that would add to the state's hate crimes statute critical new protections on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. full story

USA, MARYLAND: A transgender teen was ejected from a Ted Cruz rally in Maryland on Thursday because of his gender identity, according to his account of events. full story

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USA, MISSISSIPPI/NORTH CAROLINA: U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan side-stepped an opportunity Thursday to come out against anti-LGBTIQA laws in North Carolina and Mississippi, although he cited the importance of "religious conscience. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Donald Trump responded to questions submitted by people in the crowd and through social media, one of which had to do with transgender rights and North Carolina's anti-LGBT "bathroom bill" HB2. Trump said the bill should not have been passed and neither should similar bills full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Ted Cruz blasted Donald Trump on Thursday for making comments critical of North Carolina's anti-LGBT 'bathroom bill', HB 2. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Bryant Gumbel has called on the NBA, the NFL, and the NCAA to cancel events scheduled to take place in North Carolina because of the state's newly passed anti-LGBT 'bathroom bill', HB 2. full story

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USA, NORTH CAROLINA: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says that unless North Carolina lawmakers change or repeal the state's anti-LGBT bathroom bill, HB 2, the NBA will pull the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte. full story

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USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Another group has canceled an upcoming event in Charlotte because it opposes North Carolina's new LGBT law. The National Organization for Victim Assistance was supposed to have its 42nd annual training event at Sheraton Charlotte Hotel-Le Meridien Aug. 21-24. At least 20 other groups have also backed out of Charlotte because of concerns over the new LGBT law, the city's tourism arm says. full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Rosie Perez wants North Carolina to "Do the Right Thing" after the state takes a financial hit for passing anti-LGBT legislation. "I hope that they bleed from their pockets," the actress told The Advocate at the Daring Women Summit, a daylong event organized by the Tribeca Film Festival. "I hope that businesses just make them suffer such a great deal." full story

USA, NORTH CAROLINA: Today, Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, and ACLU of North Carolina, joined by counsel from the law firm of Jenner & Block, announced they have added three new plaintiffs - a transgender student and a married lesbian couple - to the federal lawsuit challenging North Carolina's sweeping anti-LGBT law, HB 2. full story

USA, TENNESSEE: "Redneck" comedian Trae Crowder ranted about bigots who want to pass transphobic bathroom bills. full story

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Published on:  April 21, 2016


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