Today, over forty nongovernmental service organizations defending the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people handed a bill for marriage equality before the Parliament of Venezuela with the support of more than 20,000 signatures.
For the first time, a lesbian was appointed to the lead of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) in the province of Alberta.
There's a lot going on in Mexico! In this country where to be LGBT is still too taboo and dangerous, where there are more and more states which approved marriage equality, thanks to judges, and where in 2010, marriages of same-sex people were recognize in the whole country, a new advance has just taken place.
Despite the fact that marriage equality is not recognized in the Mexican state of Jalisco, a lesbian couple obtained from a judge the right to contract a civil wedding.
This law is not only banning the equal marriage, it also criminalizes homosexual relationships with sentences of up to 14 years in prison.