Monthly Archives: November 2018

Bermuda’s Top Court Invalidates Marriage Equality Repeal

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Bermuda’s top court ruled a law that rescinded marriage rights for same-sex couples in the British island territory is unconstitutional. The Domestic Partnership Act — which allows same-sex couples to enter into domestic partnerships as opposed to get married — took effect on June 1. Bermuda Supreme Court Chief Justice Ian R. C. Kawaley five… Read more »

Barilla Limited Edition Box Features Lesbian Art

Barilla Box

Barilla gave attendees of a contest in Italy boxes of spaghetti with a drawing of lesbians on the box. At the World Pasta Championship – an event sponsored by Barilla – in Milan last month, hundreds of limited edition boxes of spaghetti no. 5 were given out. The boxes feature a design by illustrator Olimpia… Read more »

Kansas Gets LGBTQ Protections Because Elections Have Consequences

Governor Laura Kelly

Kansas governor-elect Laura Kelly (D) will sign an executive order protecting LGBTQ state employees from discrimination once she assumes office. On Tuesday, Kelly, a former state senator, defeated Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R). Yesterday, she affirmed that she would sign the order that the outgoing governor, Sam Brownback (R), rescinded. “I am planning… Read more »

Poland May Issue a “Gay Propaganda” Ban

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Polish president Andrzej Duda has said he would consider issuing a Russian-style “gay propaganda” law that would ban LGBTQ media, literature, and gatherings like Pride. The authoritarian leader told a reporter, “I think that this kind of propaganda should not take place in schools, it has to be calmly and consistently opposed. If such a… Read more »