The White House has recently appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as their primary LGBT liaison, making her the first openly transgender person in this role.
The World Bank will not fund projects in developing countries that lead to discrimination and outright endangerment of LGBTI people in those countries.
With the advances of the LGBT cause hanging in a balance, President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland for the post of Supreme Court justice.
Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren called on delaying Republican senators to "do their job" on selecting a nominee for the US Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court has reversed an Alabama ruling on lesbian adoption rights in a case involving two lesbian parents over their adopted children.
The Human Rights Campaign released a report warning of an alarming wave of anti-trans state bills nationwide for this year.
The Center for American Progress has called for humanitarian parole to help reunite LGBT people separated by discriminatory laws in their countries.
There are consequences if you say something terrible, as Nike drops Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao for giving an anti-gay declaration.
As far as the Republican Party is concerned, you can't really expect much from the Republican candidates when it concerns LGBT issues.
With the US presidential election this November, Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in favor of advancing LGBT rights further.