While in April, we wondered if Houston would allow the protection of LGBT people, opponents of the equal benefits ordinance had submitted a petition to send the issue to a vote before it is subsequently rejected by a court for fraud. Then the Supreme Court of Texas, seized by the same opponents, asked the municipality of Houston to repeal the ordinance or to submit it to a vote. Well, finally the matter will be submitted to vote in November.
The openly lesbian member of the Parliament Angela Eagle could take the leadership of the British Labor Party.
Congratulations to Susan Allen who obtained a seat in the Minnesota State House and became the first lesbian Native American elected in a state legislature.
Tammy Baldwin made her entrance in the US senate a few days ago as the first openly gay member.
Houston Mayor Annise Parker has married her partner for 23 years and in Texas, nobody cares. Awesome!
A first has took place in Germany where a member of the cabinet minister of the country came out!
President Obama nominated Staci Michelle Yandle as Federal Judge for the Southern District of Illinois making her the first African-American lesbian to be nominated for such a position.
The 4 openly gay members of the US congress appear in a video 'It Gets Better'.
Denver elected a lesbian in its city council.
Alabama Democrat legislator, Patricia Todd, openly lesbian, will push a bill which will expand anti-bullying protections for LGBT youth hoping a vote.