Circumnavigate – the daily 429 roundup


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DC Mayor Vincent Gray signed two LGBT-backed bills with hopes to develop wedding-officiant options as well as amending birth certificates for the transgender community. More>>

Charlotte City Councilmember LaWana Mayfield and Mayor Patsy Kinsey respond to the LGBT community’s plea for cutting ties with a Russian city as the wrong message. More>>

LGBT organizations All Out and Athlete Ally plan to send letter condemning Russia’s anti-LGBT laws to the International Olympics Committee. The letter received 300,000 signatures. More>>

Anti-LGBT group Focus on Family condemns protections for transgender students as it will confuse children and force teachers to become “identity keepers.” More>>

In its first 10 days, an LGBT group called Oregon Says I Do gathered 37,211 signatures. More>>

The city of Chester in England will host their first pride festival. More>>

UK citizens Barrie Drewitt-Barlow and his partner Tony sue the Church of England for refusing to perform their wedding. More>>

Worth Reading: Opinions from around the web

Writer Peter Tatchell delves into a 1971 manifesto and how it shaped his perceptions on civil rights as well as gay rights. More>>

Exploring the misconceptions on the Russian vodka boycott. More>>


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