The president had quite a few words of praise for Hawaii, which earlier this week became the 16th state to welcome marriage equality. PinkNews, Gay Star News, LGBT Weekly, and The Huffington Post are among the many sources sharing his message.
The Campaign Southern Equality released a new video in their ongoing "We Do" campaign. The "We Do" campaign encourages LGBT couples in southern states to apply for marriage licenses in their local counties.
Illinois Rep. Naomi Jakobsson was caring for her son, Garret, who was extremely ill when the marriage equality bill came to a vote. She rushed in and out of the Illinois Capitol to cast her vote. Sorrowfully Rep. Jakobsson's son Garret has passed away at the age of 46.
Governor elect Terry McAuliffe assured Virginians he will live up to his campaign promises, one of which was to sign an Executive Order protecting all state employees, including LGBT employees, from employment discrimination.