By Thomas Maxheimer
Markel had long held fast to her anti-marriage equality stance and after changing her posture, and some are questioning if it was a political move.
Check out this gallery of the amazingly colorful and varied LGBT celebrations across the globe.
Nestpick, a German housing website, ranked the world’s top 100 cities in how welcoming they are to LGBT people. Madrid, Amsterdam, Toronto, and Tel Aviv topped the list but Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong all ranked very low. The full list can be found here.