The fate of Omaha's legal protections for gay and transgender residents won't be placed into voters' hands this spring. A church-led effort to repeal the ordinance did not gather enough signatures in time to launch a referendum immediately, organizers said Thursday.
An undergraduate transgender student at the nation's oldest, historically all-female Salem College, a private college in North Carolina, is due to undergo his gender confirmation surgery in February—and Salem's administrators are unsure if they should maintain their 250-year-old tradition in the face of possible public outcry or a potential lawsuit.
Bloomington’s mayor presided over a wedding ceremony for same-sex couples Thursday night. “It’s time same-sex marriages be recognized by all,” Mayor Mark Kruzan said. Kruzan, along with other elected officials, participated in the ceremony.
State Sen. Cale Case claimed Thursday that the battle over recognition of the civil rights of gay people is over. “The people of Wyoming are ready for this,” the Lander Republican said. “This is not a big deal.”