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April 2012

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Same sex marriage: HC orders protection for couple News item summary IN 26 APR

Victory for lesbian mom News item summary ZA 30 APR
• SAFLII: CM and NG 8026/2011 [2012] ZAWCHC 37 PDF 941.64kb, 26 APR 12

Novosibirsk Region Latest to Pass Anti-Gay Law News item summary RU 27 APR

Court orders former B.C. lesbian couple to divide leftover sperm News item summary CA (BC) 27 APR
• Supreme Court: JCM v. ANA 2012 BCSA 584, 23 APR 12

Civil unions bill passes Senate, heads to House News item summary US (CO) 26 APR

Alaska DMV Must Allow Sex Designation Change News item summary US (AK) 25 APR

City council approves same-sex partnership benefits News item summary US (WI) 25 APR

Government says transgender people protected under law News item summary US (DC) 24 APR
• US EEOC: Mia Macy v. Eric Holder PDF 970.08kb, 20 APR 12

Lawmakers reject proposal to allow gay adoption News item summary US (LA) 24 APR

Survey into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012 shows 64% support for gay marriage News item summary AU 23 APR
• House of Representatives: Inquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2012 and the Marriage Amendment Bill 2012: Summary of Responses

Taiwanese gay couple suspends registration fight News item summary TW 20 APR

Colombia grants same-sex couples inheritance rights News item summary CO 20 APR

Justices of Rio converted stable same-sex union into marriage News item summary BR 20 APR
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East Sydney Liberals vote for equality News item summary AU (NSW) 19 APR

Buddhists come out for equality News item summary AU (NSW) 19 APR

Same-sex marriage suit goes forward News item summary US (MN) 19 APR

Ontario trans rights decision makes Canadian history News item summary CA (ON) 16 APR
• CanLII: XY and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Ontario as represented by the Minister of Government and Consumer Services PDF 293.56kb, 11 APR 12

Saudi Arabia bans 'gays, tom-boys' from schools News item summary HU 16 APR

Court overturns police ban on Budapest gay pride march News item summary HU 16 APR


Victory for transgender immigration documents and marriage benefits News item summary US (DC) 14 APR
• USCIS: Policy Memorandum PM-602-0061 PDF 2.24MB, 10 APR 12

Court denies request to expedite gay troops' DOMA case News item summary US (MA) 13 APR

Russia rejects gay rights in G8 statement News item summary RU 13 APR

ACLU Asks Montana Supreme Court to Recognize Relationships of Same-Sex Couples News item summary US (MT) 13 APR

LAPD to house transgender arrestees in separate section News item summary US (CA) 12 APR

Obama refuses to sign an anti-discrimination bill for LGBT employees News item summary US (DC) 12 APR

Liberian President backtracks on anti-gay comments News item summary LR 11 APR

Does Arizona Partnership Case Offer Prop 8 Clue? News item summary US (AZ) 11 APR

Same-sex unions in Colombia up in 2011 News item summary CO 10 APR

Gay rights group sues Nevada for same-sex marriage News item summary US (NV) 10 APR
• Complaint: Beverley Sevcik & Others v. Brian Sandoval PDF 135.18kb, 10 APR 12

Foreign same-sex coupleís bid for divorce drags on News item summary CA (ON) 10 APR

Liberal National Party seeks legal brief on civil unions laws News item summary AU (QLD) 10 APR

Lesbians denied divorce head to Court of Appeals News item summary US (MD) 08 APR

Marriage is banned, but Ohio judge divorces men News item summary US (OH) 06 APR

Committee to recommend legalization of surrogacy for gays News item summary IL 06 APR

Discrimination: Supreme Court rules against same-sex marriage in Chile (in Spanish) News item summary CL 05 APR

Same-sex benefits denial is ruled discriminatory News item summary US (CA) 05 APR

Gay euphemisms dismissed from Taiwan's obits News item summary TW 05 APR

Guyana seeks public opinion on death penalty, laws that target gays, lesbians News item summary GY 05 APR

Boston Court hears anti-DOMA appeal News item summary US (MA) 04 APR

Chile's Congress passes anti-discrimination law News item summary CL 04 APR

Anchorage rejects anti-bias measure News item summary US (AK) 04 APR

New York judge dissolves Vermont same-sex civil union News item summary US (NY) 04 APR

Legislature to review bill allowing gay foreign couples to marry in Buenos Aires News item summary AR 03 APR

Court rules Minnesota DOMA doesn't apply to some transgender marriages News item summary US (MN) 03 APR
• US District Court: Christine Alisen Radke v. Miscellaneous Drivers and Helpers Union Local #638 Health, Welfare Eye & Dental Fund PDF 212.15kb, 02 APR 12

Same-Sex Couples' Right To Marry Brings On Complex Tax Filings News item summary US (NY) 03 APR

Same-Sex Marriage Amendment In Ohio Gets Green Light News item summary US (OH) 03 APR

European Parliament urge better LGBT rights in Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo News item summary EU 02 APR

Make your experience count! – The first ever European Union LGBT Survey launched News item summary EU 02 APR

Jersey's civil partnership law comes into force News item summary JE 02 APR

Senate Enquiry into the Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2010 News item summary AU 02 APR

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