-The Nevada Republican Party removes opposition to marriage equality and abortion from its platform.

-Judge Timothy Black orders the State of Ohio to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.

-Singer Debby Boone becomes an ally.

-The Parliament of Malta passes a civil unions bill.

-India’s Supreme Court recognizes transgender people as a third gender.

-The Louisiana House kills an attempt to repeal the state’s obsolete sodomy law.

-The government of Ethiopia backs away from a plan to toughen its anti-gay laws.

-Prop 8 attorney Charles Cooper’s views on marriage equality evolve.

-Egyptian police continue a series of raids on the homes of gay men.

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