Last week, the American Department of Labor announced that the non-discrimination laws now would include transgender workers.
The attempt by a religious group to get a vote on the equality law in Houston was dismissed after the discovery of signatures collected fraudulently.
The governor of North Carolina, Pat McCrory, issued a non-discrimination executive order in hiring. This is great! Except that, in this order, there is no question of the protection of individuals against discrimination based on sexual orientation.
On Monday, President Barack Obama announced he was preparing an order prohibiting discrimination against federal employees based on gender identity.
A few days ago, the Kansas' Senate has killed a law which would have allowed companies to discriminate LGBT people based on their religion. Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary Committee discussed on a possible religious exemption again before to postpone it.
Despite the declaration of the Justice Minister of the Mozambique at the UN saying that homosexuality was not illegal in her country, certain ambiguities persist about gay and lesbian rights.
In Hong Kong, a psychiatrist has just been engaged to "re-wire" homosexuals as a trainer for its social welfare staff.