In Australia, a gay couple finally gained the right to be the fathers and that could perhaps change the things into Australia for all the gay and lesbian couples to have children.
Nigeria Senate passed the law criminalizing gay marriage. The next stages are a vote in the House of Representatives then the signature of President Goodluck Jonathan before to be effective.
It is a surprise in Australia, Prime Minister Julia Gillard could require a conscience vote on gay marriage.
Mexico City passed the law which allow adoption by gay and lesbian couples, however nobody adopts.
Once again, the vote on a bill allowing gay marriage in Maryland was delayed by the Maryland House of Delegates committee.
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.
Opponents to the gay marriage in New York still fight against it, they have filed a complaint against the legality of the process.
The House of Virginia refused a law which allowed legal protections for gay state employees.
The Senate of Hawaii voted in favor of civil unions by a vote of 18-5.