While in April, we wondered if Houston would allow the protection of LGBT people, opponents of the equal benefits ordinance had submitted a petition to send the issue to a vote before it is subsequently rejected by a court for fraud. Then the Supreme Court of Texas, seized by the same opponents, asked the municipality of Houston to repeal the ordinance or to submit it to a vote. Well, finally the matter will be submitted to vote in November.
The presidential elections in Uganda approach, they will be held next year, and for the first time, a candidate opposes homophobia.
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback would like to establish a new religious protection law to block LGBT rights.
Lawmakers in the House of North Carolina decided by a 69-41 vote that some officials may refuse to perform same-sex marriage because of their religious beliefs.
Irish Minister for Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin wants the repeal a law that allows religious organizations, including schools and hospitals, to discriminate against LGBT people in the field of employment.
That's more than 1,000 Cuban LGBT people who marched through the streets of Havana this weekend.
In February, the fine for discrimination of a lesbian couple by the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa bakery had been estimated at $150,000, it will be finally $135,000 in compensation.
Legislators from North Dakota have, once again, this is the third time in six years, rejected a bill that would have allowed protections against discrimination in housing and employment.
We are in a month of bigotry! After the governor of Indiana who considered as non-discriminatory a law allowing businesses and churches not to serve LGBT persons, now it's Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear who thinks that banning same-sex marriage is not discriminatory because a straight person cannot marry a same-sex person too. Yes, Steve is pretty high up in the scale of bigotry.
Basketball player Angel McCoughtry came out as lesbian while confirming the discrimination she experienced in her former basketball team in Turkey.