Cameron Langrell, 15, came out as trans on Facebook days before she decided to end her life.
A Wisconsin school district has adopted a trans-inclusive athletics policy this week — before any trans students came forward to request the change.
Several states have won the freedom to marry in just the last few days. That means plenty to celebrate for same-sex couples and their allies — and plenty to lament for those who oppose equality.
The issue is now clearly back in the political arena, but Republicans seem to want to avoid it.
Three marriage equality cases are currently awaiting review by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there are several more making a beeline for the nation's highest court.
The decision is the fourth from a federal appeals court to declare state bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
For Supreme Court-watchers hoping to see a definitive verdict on marriage equality nationwide, it's time to hurry up and wait.