There will be no same-sex marriages in Idaho tomorrow – the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay, which Gov. Butch Otter requested after the state’s same-sex marriage ban was found unconstitutional. Asshole.
Better news: Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has signed the state’s long-faught-for transgender rights bill into law. Though opponents want a referendum challenging this important non-discrimination law on the ballot in November, so boo again.
And Houston’s out lesbian mayor dropped the so-called “bathroom provision” from that city’s LGBT anti-discrimination legislation, cause trans folks really needed to get thrown under the bus on that front yet again (no we didn’t).
Fast food workers protest in Alabama.