President Obama welcomed about 200 LGBT leaders from around the country, including three local activists, to the White House June 29 for a reception to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, during which the president reiterated his support for LGBT-rights issues.
After pressure from LGBT advocates, the city has developed a temporary procedure that allows unmarried couples to transfer property without being taxed by the city.
Gays and lesbians in the state of Delaware will soon be protected under state law from discrimination.
Activists march in India
Hundreds of gay-rights supporters waved flags and danced past traffic during marches through three Indian cities June 28 to celebrate gay pride and call for the decriminalization of homosexuality in the deeply conservative country.