Hooker’s Daily LGBT roundup, part 19.

September 5, 2013

I cover LGBT stories daily with dot429. I decided to do a daily roundup of stories I write that cover LGBT news, nationally and internationally.


New Zealand holds first legally recognized LGBT weddings

White House announces LGBT briefing to discuss Obamacare

LGBT travel alert is issued, to the chagrin of its mayor

Prison Break actor comes out in light of Russia’s anti-LGBT laws

Miss Universe Organization releases statement condemning Russia’s anti-LGBT laws

“Sport is a human right,” according to IOC President

Germany becomes first European Union country to adopt third gender option in birth certificates

Hawaiian faith leaders team up in favor of marriage equality

Openly gay gymnast Josh Dixon wins spot on US Men’s Senior National Team

Athlete Ally petitions for LGBT inclusive Madrid to host the 2020 Olympic Games

A Russian official suggests gay conversion therapy and a gay blood ban

The Campaign documentary marks 50th anniversary of MLK’s March on Washington

An Olympic hopeful from Australia comes out of the closet

US Attorney General on the fight for equality: “our march goes on”

Russian hockey player Illya Kovalchuch defends country’s anti-LGBT laws

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