Erin O'Flaherty, 23, became the first openly gay Miss Missouri and so the first lesbian contestant to compete for Miss America too.
In Missouri, Republican senators obtained, by a 23-9 vote, the opportunity to introduce a bill that would prohibit the government to prosecute individuals and any businesses that would refuse to serve or to provide goods for marriage ceremonies or celebrations of same-sex couples based on their religious beliefs.
A federal judge has just ruled that the marriage equality ban in South Dakota is contrary to the Constitution of the United States.
The equal marriage is legalized in one state while a Court of Appeals refused to confirm the repeal of the marriage equality ban in 4 US states.
The shop Rod’s Sporting Goods refused to print pro-gay shirts to a young lesbian student.
ACLU, in its combat against the web filters which block the access to LGBTQ websites in the schools, announced that a lawsuit would be engaged against Missouri's 4,100-student Camdenton R-III School District.
A new city is added to the list of cities which fight against discrimination based on gender identity. The city of Columbia in Missouri passed the law unanimously.