Maria Swearingen and Sally Sarratt became the new leaders of the Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.
Mary Morgan, the first openly lesbian judge, will retire.
The Supreme Court refused the application of anti-gay groups on the law authorizing gay marriages in Washington DC.
Every once in a while, I like to compile a list of news and articles I have come across in my research which may not have made it to become the basis for an Exploring Gender of the week. These articles can range through many sources, all revolving around some aspect of the trans* community but may also intersect with some other part of the LGBTQ* community as well. So here are the articles which have stood out over the past few weeks about a new trans* awareness campaign in DC, voter ID laws, a report on LGBTQ* characters on TV, and a follow up on health insurance for the trans* community: