Two New Mexico couples have filed a lawsuit in Albuquerque’s district court after they applied for and were denied marriage licenses, claiming that the New Mexico marriage statutes and New Mexico Constitution do not bar same-sex couples from marrying, and therefore the State of New Mexico should issue civil marriage licenses to any same-sex couple who applies for one.
A total of 110 U.S. House members have signed a letter calling on President Obama to take action to protect LGBT workers from discrimination — although the letter has the notable absence of members of Democratic leadership and Republican lawmakers.
A female transgender high school senior who applied to Smith College, a women's college, was told she did not qualify to attend because she is not legally recognized as female in her home state of Connecticut.
NJ teen Jacob Rudoplh testified Monday before the NJ State Senate Health, Human Services an Senior Citizens Committee. He urged the group to pass bill S2278, which would protect minors from "gay conversion therapy." New Jersey would be only the second state in the nation to do so.