Quickies: Chelsea Manning, Executive Order, and Same-Sex Marriage
- Chelsea Manning has finally been approved to receive treatment for gender dysphoria.
- President Obama is slated to sign an executive order today that prohibits anti-LGBT discrimination in the government and government contractors.
- A judge in the Florida Keys has overturned FL’s same-sex marriage ban. Licences may be issued as early as tomorrow.
- A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, but don’t break out the wedding favors yet. The ruling is on hold pending appeal.
- Two steps forward, one step backward: the Supreme Court has put a stay on the order requiring Utah to recognize same sex marriages.
- After Thursday’s tragic loss, we need some good news on the AIDS front. Two HIV patients have had their viral loads reduced to undetectable levels after receiving bone marrow transplants.
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