“By ignoring the complexities of coming out both those who identify as bisexuals and lesbians with mixed dating histories like Ms. Apata are seen as demonstrating the idea that people can make choose their identities with relative ease, and therefore the threat they face is technically self-inflicted.”
Alabama’s Supreme Court has ordered probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
I want us to embark on some serious herstorical journeys through time, but I simply cannot condense herstory into one post, so I’m gonna condense everyone else’s pieces, books, movies, and projects about women’s history into one instead!
A year and a half after Islan Nettles’ murder, James Dixon has been charged with manslaughter and felony assault in connection with her death.
U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon called the ban an “unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens.”
“We need to be included, not persecuted, not targeted, not incarcerated, not discriminated. Release [trans women] from detention TODAY!”
Also, Monica Jones walks free, gay couples get sick leave like everyone else, a dog so excited he can’t deal with it, a pygmy goat that will follow you to work, The Fosters on The View, and an update about my general well-being!
After racking up hundreds of thousands in debt, three rounds of hospitalization, countless chemo sessions, and many nights’ lost sleep, Jackie and Dee are fighting for their rights (and yours).
In what has already been a year of horrifying violence and tragedy for trans women of color, a young Somali-Canadian trans woman was lost this weekend in Toronto. Sumaya Dalmar, known also as Sumaya Ysl, was found dead on Sunday morning at the age of 26.
The federal housing authority is directing its assistance programs to respect clients’ gender identities, prioritizing their safety in single-sex shelters.
A new study from Stanford researchers shows that 30% of medical students are not open about their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, mostly due to fear of discrimination.
Brown was sworn in on February 18, and is the first openly bisexual person to serve at such a high level of political office in the United States.
“She was regarded as mentally wrong by young men.”
The decision goes against recommendations from the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, but Michigan doesn’t currently have anti-discrimination laws that can address the doctor’s behavior.
The couple was narrowly granted a marriage license under a special circumstance so other Texas same-sex couples wanting to marry will have to wait.
Also, Queen Elizabeth thinks you’re wonderful. Yes, you!
“I haven’t felt safe in my own skin since [the attack],” said Chris. “I don’t know that I ever will again.”
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president said marriage equality has hit “critical mass” in the United States.
Alabama’s Chief Justice, Roy Moore, has told probate court judges to ignore the federal ruling that has legalized gay marriage in the state, leaving only a few counties issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.