Ditch California, you do not even need a visa to get married in Nepal. [Link] What impresses me is a country that is as conservative as ours has actually legalized the marriage while we still struggle for acceptance here.
And something else that caught my eye was about state sponsored Gender related surgeries in Tamil Nadu. [Link] I believe the TN govt has also budgeted for group housing Trans folks. With the affirmation action in schools and the recognition of the third Gender in state issued ID cards, this is very progressive.