A current report from the Movement Advancement Project has maps that show the patchwork of rights and protections in the different states-some protect LGB people but not transgender people and some have no protections at all.
If you caught any coverage following last week's pro–marriage equality ruling in Texas, you probably saw the name Jonathan Saenz. He has clearly communicated that he believes gay people should not be gay. That goes well beyond marriage. It even goes beyond politics.
"A Decade of Change on Same-sex Marriage," a survey and report by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI), was published this week to reveal that the majority (53%) of Americans support marriage equality.
A judge has ruled that Texas ban on marriage equality is unconstitutional. Citing last summer's Windsor Supreme Court ruling, United States District Judge Orlando Garcia of San Antonio said that the marriage ban violates the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Resistance is growing to Arizona's bill, SB 1062, which would permit businesses and individuals to deny not only LGBT people, but virtually anyone, any services they provide based on the provider's individual religious beliefs.