Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
The way the media reported on the deadly Waco shootout, a trans woman was stabbed in Philly, there’s new restrictions on military style equipment for the local police and more news stories!
Ireland could be the first country in the world to have voted, as a population, for marriage equality. Though she be small, she is mighty.
A fish you’ll wish you could snuggle, gay taxis and gay streetlights, Hillary Clinton’s heartfelt letter to the couple from her heartwarming campaign announcement, a prominent voice in Irish media comes out and doesn’t give a f*ck about her damn reputation, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson tie the knot, the Church of Scotland opens doors for queers, and Harriet Tubman might be the new face of the $20 bill. How’s them apples?
Many eyes are on Passion Star, but overall the urgency around prison rape has faltered in the 12 years since PREA passed, the Times notes. Regulations won’t do much if prisons and state governments don’t have cultures of taking sexual violence, especially against LGB and trans prisoners, seriously.
If you like lesbian history as much as I do, then you’ll love all these books about queer life in various towns, states, cities and countries. Your input is welcome!
Stories on the status of incarcerated trans women, Palestinian statehood, Jeb Bush, blood donation guidelines, crisis pregnancy centers being glitter-bombed, and more!
We’ve broadly written off intense and deep relationships between these fearless suffrage leaders as “friendships” for years, but it’s worth considering what we’re erasing when we do.
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
I hear he’s a socialist. That’s cool. But also he’s an old straight white man, like the vast majority of American politicians, so what would his alleged socialism mean for people who aren’t old straight white men?
Mother’s Day brunch and Wentworth bring the revolution. Taystee shares truth and light. Natalie Portman is the dreamiest RBG ever. Oh, and it’s Mother’s Day, so call your momma. It’s time to have the talk.
Many upsetting Texas bills, Dorian Johnson’s arrest, a chapter of the Satanic Temple in MIssouri exercising its religious freedom, the first-ever LGBTQ Leaders of Color White House Summit, updates on presidential candidates across the board, and more!
Bernie Sanders, long-serving independent, is running for President as a Democrat, what the #talkpay hashtag is all about, May Day protests around the world and more news!
Racing wiener dogs, more visibility for more families than ever from that dude in the White House, a frog that looks like this other frog you’re probably really attached to and have been since childhood, a Wells Fargo ad to well your eyes with tears of joy, and bathroom bill updates that won’t make you wanna slap someone in the face!
Here’s a complete rundown of everything we know about what’s happened as of this moment.
The idea of this building housing regular, straight people drinking regular, straight drinks was peculiar to me. So I set off into various archives to learn more, uncovering a total of at least eight proprietors of a tavern at the corner of 19th and Lexington that dates back to 1910. To present my findings, I shall now show you 10 reasons that the building is completely 1000% well-suited to be San Francisco’s most loved dyke bar.
Protests continue in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, the Pope speaks out against gendered pay inequality, Harvard’s poll of young voters, a Republican politician on Grindr, and more!
I wanted to take today’s lesson as an opportunity to totally school you on the suffrage comrades they didn’t teach you about in school, but there’s a ton, so I picked some of my favorites.
It has arrived! The day is here! The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments about marriage equality this morning.
Gov. Larry Hogan activates the National Guard after calling a state of emergency in Baltimore, Nicoll Hernández-Polanco has been granted asylum, a Nashville landlord refused to rent to a lesbian couple, and more news!