It is finally confirmed, Salt Lake City has elected an openly lesbian mayor for the first time! Congratulations to Jackie Biskupski who won a historic victory here!
In recent days, many Mormons leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints following the implementation of a new policy that prohibits a name and a blessing to "a natural or adopted child of a parent living in a same-gender relationship, whether the couple is married or cohabiting" until they are 18.
The bill, introduced earlier this year in Congress by Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley, Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Rep. David N. Cicilline, would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
After being the first state to legalize equal marriage, Governor Baker issued a decree making Massachusetts the first to help businesses run by LGBT people, people with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities with a program that will help them grow.
The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights has just declared a high school in Palatine, Illinois, is in the wrong against a transgender student after having denied access to the girls' locker room.