”Girl Scouts is for every girl,” said council CEO Megan Ferland. ”And every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to.”
“When White America responds to an act of terror on the Black community by withholding the kind of support it has consistently shown itself, is that not racism exactly?”
The Supreme Court will rehear cases on strict abortion laws in Texas and affirmative action, the KKK will hold a rally on the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Bree Newsome is awesome and more news stories.
Ela Darling and Sovereign Syre might not be who you’d expected to be at the helm of the new, totally feminist, herstorical web series “Boss Bitches of History.” But together, the two adult entertainers are ready to bring women’s history to life – and redefine society’s expectations and pre-determined narratives for women at the same time.
U.S. Immigration officials announced they’ll allow detainees to be housed in facilities that match their gender identity. While this announcement sounds good, many think it will have minimal effect on the lives of actual trans detainees.
In today’s good news, Bree smashes the confederacy, Laverne Cox gets a good look at herself, Lily Tomlin is all “oh by the way I’VE BEEN MARRIED ALL ALONG” and the women of the World Cup give us some thighlights to think about for the day. I also threw some adorable couples celebrating the gay marriage ruling, some landmarks going rainbow because of the gay marriage ruling, and some of Antonin Scalia’s tears in here just because I love you.
The gentleman on the losing side of the gay marriage decision didn’t go quietly. Here’s some of the worst of their grumbling.
“It is so ordered.”
“Queer histories matter not only for our own sense of identity and pride, but because they impact our legal realities, too.”
The president touched on gun control, the poverty cycle, the pandemic of police offers committing acts of racist violence, America’s embedded legacy of racism, the failures of the United States’ criminal justice system, the terror of the Confederate flag, and so much more.
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
“Families are the most predictive of well-being, but families are still not seen as important as peers and community support services,” said Dr. Caitlin Ryan.
Jennicet Gutiérrez of FAMILIA TQLM ejected from a White House reception for speaking out about LGBT detainees, Mo’ne Davis is drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters, a new report from the ACLU about the wealth gap between black and white Americans, court cases regarding witches, and more!
The nearly half a decade that passed between the first and second waves of feminism was a period of great transition for what hadn’t even yet been named the “feminist movement.”
A LGBT Latino mural was vandalized multiple times last week, Google will remove revenge porn from their search results, a Florida officer is suspended after forcing a teenage girl to strip and more news stories.
“I know that our story is the story of so many others, and I want those people to know that they’re not alone, and that they do have the right to fight back.”
An ice cream flavor named after your fav OITNB actress and other mini-updates from the cast, a cat that saved a kid’s life, the gayest landscaping project ever, a small nation with big dreams, Ruby Rose’s best interview eve which happened when she was 16, and oh, right, NICOLE KIDMAN KISSING NAOMI WATTS because you deserve it.
“I’ll never have nobody like her again… She was the most beautiful person.”
A third-grade teacher who has to resign after reading a book to his class that was deemed too gay, Kenlissia Jones’ murder charges for taking abortion medication are dropped, a woman will be on the face of the $10 bill, and more.
A group of activists disrupt Boston Pride, a survey finds college students disagree on some scenarios of what consent looks like, Rachel Dolezal resigns and more news stories!