MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Maryland Sticks Up for Utah, Katie Couric Responds to Angered Transgender Community and More

I trolled the web for gay headlines all weekend so you wouldn’t have to. Here’s what I came up with: 

PROGRESS REPORT

Israel's first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust was unveiled this weekend in Tel Aviv.

Israel’s first memorial to LGBT victims of the Holocaust was unveiled this weekend in Tel Aviv. Photo courtesy of Uriel Sinai/Getty Images.

New Virginia governor bans discrimination against LGBT employees in very first executive order

Israel unveils first memorial to LGBT Holocaust victims in Tel Aviv

Luxembourg likely to get marriage equality by end of year

BIGOT WATCH

RNC Committeeman Dave Agema says Russia’s anti-gay law is “common sense”

Senator Marco Rubio successfully blocks openly gay black judge’s nomination to federal bench

More weekend headlines after the jump