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.
Finally, here "apologies" of the Cardinal Francis George who had recently compared participants of the Gay Pride of Chicago to members of the Ku Klux Klan.
ACLU, the American Civil Liberties Union, reminded, by the means of a letter, that the schools of Utah don't have the right to ban or disallow gay and lesbian couples to attend school functions because this is unconstitutional.
A set of LGBT groups and organizations decided to form a coalition in order to be sure that protections against discriminations in schools are included in the Elementary and Secondary Education Reauthorization Act of 2011 (ESEA).
Sunday the first gay marriages will take place in New York so who will be the first gay and lesbian couples to get married? A lottery was organized to decide.
The first hearing to repeal DOMA will take place on July 20th.
The bill repealing the Defense of Marriage Act has just been sent to the Senate.
One day after the governor Jerry Brown signed the law allowing the teaching of the LGBT history in the schools of California, a group of opponents launched an effort to overturn the law.
Thanks to Nikari and Laura who send me the link, I watch this video which should be watched by everyone and especialy straight people. As described on Youtube, the video is about Zach Wahls, a 19-year-old University of Iowa student who spoke about the strength of his family during a public forum on House Joint Resolution 6 in the Iowa House of Representatives. Zach has two mothers, and came to oppose House Joint Resolution 6 which would end civil unions in Iowa.
In July, a law passed requiring schools to include lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders in social studies courses in California. Two collectors of literary decided to donate around 500 gay-and-lesbian-themed books to California State University of Fresno.