Chattanooga, Tenn., City Council member Chris Anderson claims those behind an effort to recall him have an antigay agenda.
The state's Republican governor filed a brief Friday asking a federal court to uphold a Michigan law that prohibits state and municipal governments from offering domestic-partner benefits to gay and lesbian employees.
The measure, which would allow refusal of wedding-related services to same-sex couples on religious grounds, has problematic wording, says the Senate president.
A dozen LGBT advocates were arrested in Salt Lake City after they blocked entryways to Utah governor George Herbert's office, and legislative committee rooms, demanding action on a pending nondiscrimination bill.
Eric Holder, speaking in New York, lays out the changes to come.
Even legally married gay spouses living in states without marriage equality will benefit from copious new policies.