The Senate of Wyoming rejected a bill who would ban the recognition of gay and lesbian marriages make outside the state.
Yesterday, I told you that Illinois was to study a bill allowing marriage equality in the state but the legislators decided to delay their vote.
For the moment, all is going well in Maryland, the bill concerning the marriage equality in the state has just been voted by 25-22 and will be the object of a third reading.
In Wyoming, the House Bill 74 prohibiting the gay recognition of the marriages celebrated outside the state and which passed recently its two first votes in the House of Representatives, was highly disputed by militants who organized an "equality rally".
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.
On Lezbelib, we are used to talk about politics. It is always important to know what's going on and to know a little bit people who represent us, no matter their gender.
Recently, Cathy, Cael and E-Li had the opportunity to interview James F. Haning II, an openly gay Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 3rd Congressional District of Nevada.
We were interested in his ambitions and how he thought he could represent the LGBTQ community if he wins. Which are his projects? What will he fight for? We also approached the simple fact of being an openly gay candidate and what that implies.
Another US presidential candidate supports gay marriage when another one still shows her bigotry.
In Australia, the Labor party took its pick.
In France, it is a step ahead, a step behind.
One could wonder where will go UK financial aids? Certainly not in the pockets of the Zimbabwe's president.
A minister in Malaysia repeats once again that homosexuality is illegal and has no intention to change this.
Perhaps, in Denmark, you will be able to you marry in Lutheran churches.
Lastly, Google goes towards always more equality.
A famous gay activist is deceased Tuesday at 86 years old.
Frank Kameny, American LGBT militant since the Sixties, is gone.
Native of New York, he worked in the American army but had been fired and banned to work as a civil servant in 1958 because he was gay.
This doctor in astronomy had then engaged in a long life of militancy for LGBT rights, fighting against discriminations in the civil service, against anti-gay laws or classification in psychiatry, repealed in 1973, before homosexuality was considered like mental illness.
Just because more states are starting to allow Gay marriage, it doesn't mean you should just rush right into things. There are more things to consider than just whether or not your new spouse will love you 'til death do us part.
Now instead of just tossing your crap out on the front lawn, you have to worry about your new spouse getting mad and chopping off your jewels.
Better start sleeping with a steel chastity belt...and make sure it's locked tight.