The bill, introduced earlier this year in Congress by Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley, Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Rep. David N. Cicilline, would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
The New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants the state to prohibit discrimination against transgender people.
In November 2013, the European Court of Human Rights condemned Greece for discrimination against same-sex couples. This week, 162 LGBT couples have appealed against the conservative Greek state for such discrimination which continue.
The attempt by a religious group to get a vote on the equality law in Houston was dismissed after the discovery of signatures collected fraudulently.
A few days ago, the Kansas' Senate has killed a law which would have allowed companies to discriminate LGBT people based on their religion. Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee discussed on a possible religious exemption again before to postpone it.
UN Human Rights Council organizes a conference to speak about the discriminations based on sexual orientation and gender identity.