The Judicial Committee of the House of Pennsylvania approved a bill that would include hate crimes based on sexual orientation and gender identity in state law.
Really, this is going better and better in the Philippines where an order prohibiting anti-gay discrimination was adopted in Quezon City.
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.
President Barack Obama has supported the protection of trans* students against discrimination and is about to sign a law that would prevent discrimination against employees on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Puerto Rico is very far from being a gay-friendly place and yet it would seem that even in this little place of the world, the things evolve and in the good sense. Indeed, for the first time, perhaps a lesbian will become judge within the Puerto Rico Supreme Court.
In Idaho, a veteran of the navy tried to be able to rest in peace once deceased beside her late wife but without success, the cemetery refused her request.
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.