President Barack Obama condemned North Carolina and Mississippi anti-LGBT laws at a press conference in London, saying these should be overturned.
Economic and state consequences have been laid out in the wake of the North Carolina anti-LGBT law, and only time will tell who will blink first.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed into law what is considered a dangerous anti-transgender bill, overturning recently-passed LGBT protections.
The White House has recently appointed Raffi Freedman-Gurspan as their primary LGBT liaison, making her the first openly transgender person in this role.
With the advances of the LGBT cause hanging in a balance, President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland for the post of Supreme Court justice.
Democrat Senator Elizabeth Warren called on delaying Republican senators to "do their job" on selecting a nominee for the US Supreme Court.
The Human Rights Campaign released a report warning of an alarming wave of anti-trans state bills nationwide for this year.
The Center for American Progress has called for humanitarian parole to help reunite LGBT people separated by discriminatory laws in their countries.
As far as the Republican Party is concerned, you can't really expect much from the Republican candidates when it concerns LGBT issues.
With the US presidential election this November, Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in favor of advancing LGBT rights further.