We had already discussed the "gay propaganda" bill in Kyrgyzstan. Unfortunately, the Committee for Human Rights of the country's parliament approved a bill that criminalizes the dissemination of information "to the formation of positive attitudes towards non-traditional sex attitudes."
A new city is added to the list of cities which fight against discrimination based on gender identity. The city of Columbia in Missouri passed the law unanimously.
The internet activist group Anonymous took down the website of the Baptist Church of Westboro which contained anti-gay remarks.
The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2012 came out this week, ranking hundreds of major US companies based on a set of criteria. These criteria include an assessment of companies’ non-discrimination policies, the offering of equal partner benefits, availability of LGBT resources for employees, the provision of transgender healthcare, a public commitment to LGBT causes, and a lack of support for anti-LGBT initiatives. The scoring falls under each of these categories, amounting to a highest possible score of 100.