The battle always continues in Minnesota. The Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE) voted and unanimously against a referendum which can place the ban of gay marriage in the constitution of the State.
It is the current question whereas Governor Chris Gregoire until now, as reports The Seattle Times, has supported giving gay and lesbian partners the same rights that married couples have today, but has never endorsed same-sex marriage publicly but it would seem that she could support it during a session next week according to sources.
A new law to protect youth against bullying based on their sexual orientation and their gender identity was passed by West Virginia Board of Education.
The act allowing health benefits for state workers' partners in Michigan was not repealed by the republicans in the House.
Star Tribune Minnesota, following a survey, shows that the majority of people living in the state are opposed to a modification of the constitution to ban gay marriage.
The governor of Delaware, Jack Markell, signed the bill allowing gay and lesbian couples to be under a civil union or a domestic partnership.
A poll reveals that people of New Hampshire are strongly opposed to a repeal of gay marriage.
Michigan could become the less LGBT-friendly state if a bill preventing employers to give benefits to anyone not married or related to an employee.
The vote to legalize or not gay marriage in New-York may happen this week.
Howard County passed a law banning discrimination based on gender identity and expression in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations, financing, health and social services.