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Monday, June 02, 2014

NewsWrap for the week ending May 31, 2014


Noose's Shadow - A mob breaks into the home of a gay man in Ghana, strips him, and lynches him – and reportedly wants to do the same thing to his boyfriend, who barely escapes the same fate …

Ready to Commit - Luxembourg appears poised to be the next country in Europe to open civil marriage to same-gender couples …

NOM de Guerre - the anti-LGBT National Organization for Marriage asks U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to stop the marriages of lesbian and gay couples in Oregon, while Maine levies the largest ethics fine in state history against the group for violating election campaign laws during the 2009 effort to repeal Maine's marriage equality law …

No Happy ENDA - several national U.S. LGBT advocacy groups express opposition to the current incarnation of ENDA, which would federally ban workplace bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity, because of its overly broad religious exemptions…

Pol-OUT-ics - Lynne Brown becomes South Africa's -- and the continent's -- first out Cabinet Minister, while Carlos Bruce makes history as Peru's first out lawmaker ….

Complete NewsWrap text and this week's podcast to be posted June 3, 2014.

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