A bill to allow religious organizations to refuse adoptions or foster care services by gay and lesbian couples was not voted by the Illinois senate.
A new bill which would allow gay and lesbian couples to be able to adopt without being inevitably married will be launched in Utah.
Currently, the state of Montana only grants domestic partnerships to gay and lesbian couples and a lot of rights are not available concerning inheritance, equal tax benefits and the power to make financial decisions for their partners.
The judges of the Montana Supreme Court hear a request to stop these discriminations but rejected it (4-3 votes) thinking that would involve a confusion.
A survey was organized in New York following to know who support and who don't gay marriage and here are some results.
The Delaware senate has just passed a law allowing gay and lesbian couples to enter into civil unions. It still needs the approval of the House.
In California, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the request of the lawyers Ted Olson and David Boies to lift the stay on gay marriages in California so the marriage is always impossible.
So the world has a new Pope since Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who has chose the name of Francis I, was elected and became the 266th Pope and the first from South America. But the most important question is: what does he think about us?
In an interview with the newspaper Bild am Sonntag, the German chancellor Angela Merkel goes back on her decision not to grant the same rights than straight married couples to gay and lesbian couples.