Today, Federal Judge Terence Kern ruled in favor of the filing parties and found that Oklahoma's ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional.
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In addition to the recent "Bridgegate," he vetoed a bill today that would have allowed transgender residents of New Jersey to receive updated birth certificates accurately reflecting their gender identity, rather than their assigned gender.
Nigeria's president has signed the "Same Sex Prohibition Bill," providing sentences of 14 years in prison for same-sex couples and 10-year sentence for anyone that participates in a marriage ceremony for a same-sex couple or offers public support for LGBT people.
Banning discrimination based on gender identity and expression and so-called “ex-gay” conversion therapy to minors are the top priorities for Maryland LGBT advocates during the 2014 legislative session.
The U.S. Attorney General announced that the federal government will recognize the marriages performed in Utah.
Rep. Eric Turner, an Indiana lawmaker, has introduced a bill n the state assembly that would not only define marriage as the union between one man and one woman, but would also remove any protection LGBT couples currently have under Indiana law.
A transgender 16-year-old girl, Jewlyes, was attacked at her school in California in November. Now, the District Attorney is charging the young trans student with battery.