Democrat governor Chris Gregoire voiced her support for gay marriage legislation on Wednesday, saying that she proposes to introduce legislation allowing gays and lesbians the right to legally marry in the state.
A social worker is to running for the Castle Douglas and Glenkens seat in Scotland in next year’s council elections.
Conservative MP for Pudsey, Stuart Andrew revealed he was the victim of a homophobic attack during a discussion at Westminster on anti-gay incidents.
Tuesday saw the Polish Parliament elect in its first female speaker who swore in its first openly gay member and seated its first transsexual legislator.
The president of Ghana, John Atta Mills has refused to support any reforms which legalise homosexuality in Ghana days after UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that aid to Commonwealth countries would depend on their human rights.
Pressure is being put on governments to reform their human rights legislation, recommendations included removing bans on homosexuality.
David Laws, the former Lib Dem treasury minister banned from parliament for fiddling expenses, reveals he is ashamed of hiding his same sex relationship.
Openly gay deputy mayor of London Sir Simon Milton has died aged 49.
New Zealand MP Damien O’ Connor has withdrawn from the Labour Party’s list process because he claimed it was compiled by “a gaggle of gays and self serving unionists”.
Addressing Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Conference on Friday, equalities minister and home secretary Theresa May promised that the government would work towards full marriage equality.