A bill was voted by the Senate of Connecticut in order to provide a gender identity protection to transgenders of the state.
The city of Ketchum in Idaho has just voted in favour of an anti-discrimination law which will allow a better protection for our community.
A first big step was passed for the state of Rhode Island where the House of Representatives approved the bill to legalize marriage equality.
It is the turn of Washington to recognize the unions registered out of the state.
The Colorado State Senate Judiciary Committee passed the bill allowing civil unions for gay and lesbian couples.
Next week, February 13th and 16th, the New Jersey Senate then the House will vote for marriage equality.
Last week, three bills were introduced in Wyoming. Two of them, the bill to legalize marriage equality and a bill which would have allowed the recognition of domestic parterships, had been rejected so it just did not remain any more but the anti-discrimination law. By a vote of 13-17, this one was also rejected.
Soon, we will know if the law allowing gay marriage in New Hampshire will be or not repealed. Don't worry too much, it could be a happy ending.
Maryland will become the 8th state to legalize gay marriage as the Senate has just approved the bill.
In Houston, LGBT activists launch a petition to obtain a referendum in order to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment, public accomodations and housing and that the city grants health insurance benefits to the unmarried partners of city employees.