02-04-2016 The United Nations Postal Administration issued a set of six commemorative stamps to promote UN Free & Equal — a global UN campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality launched and led by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The new stamps, which celebrate the diversity of the LGBT community, mark the first time the UN has issued stamps with this theme. The set is available as of Feb. 5th at UN Headquarters in New York, Geneva and Vienna. They can also be purchased online.
02-04-2014 Scotland legalized gay marriage, becoming the 17th country to do so. The Scottish Parliament passed The Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill by a 105-18 margin.