11-06-2012 The LGBT Ally-in-Chief, Barack Obama is re-elected to the White House for a second term. The first openly gay Senator, Tammy Baldwin is elected. The LGBT community won marriage at the ballot box in Maine, Maryland, and Washington. Minnesota’s discriminatory amendment was defeated at the ballot box.
11-06-2012 Madrid – Spain’s Constitutional Court upheld the legality of the country’s gay marriage law, rejecting an appeal contending that marriage in the Spanish constitution means only the union of a man and woman. The country’s top court voted 8-3 to dismiss the appeal of the conservative Popular Party filed shortly after Spain became the world’s third country to approve gay marriage. Gay marriage law passed in 2005. More that 22,000 gay marriages have taken place in Spain.