What does a female moderator actually do to shift discourse? What impact have they had? It turns out, looking at their stories and experiences, that gender still permeates the debates — and their ability to have an impact on the conversation.
Welp! That debate happened! Only two more to go.
Obama included LGBT people in his remarks opening the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, parents who are good to their trans kids, and Pride!
Rakeyia Scott recorded the police encounter moments before her husband Keith Lamont Scott was shot and killed by Charlotte police, an appeals court rules it’s legal to refuse to hire people with dreadlocks, Tulsa Police officer was charged with manslaughter for shooting Terrance Crutcher then shortly released and more news.
Let’s celebrate Celebrate Bisexuality Day aka Bi Visibility Day aka the best day of the year with some self love, encouragement and brilliance from these youth.
From Winnaretta Singer to Nats Getty, you’ll learn so much in this post and even meet another Mountbatten!
From students suing for their rights and restroom access under Title IX to the rights of trans prisoners to be protected from sexual assault, these are cases worth following.
From queer activists friends on the ground in Charlotte reporting on Facebook, I’m hearing stories that the police are using tear gas, shooting protestors with rubber bullets, and the media has confirmed that police officers have shot a protestor in the head who is in critical condition.
A federal judge ruled last Wednesday that Wisconsin officials discriminated against a married lesbian couple for not allowing the non-biological mother’s name on their child’s birth certificate.
Whoopi Goldberg’s new show, Strut, focuses on a trans modeling agency. Idina Menzel is still on board with making Elsa Gay. And 2016 Pride marches on!
A trans man from Mexico filed a lawsuit against an Indiana law that prevents noncitizens from legally changing their name, an El Paso man was arrested for the murder of trans woman Erykah Tijerina, a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed by Ohio police, Sandra Bland’s mother receives a million dollar settlement and more news.
Chelsea Manning’s five-day hunger strike is over as the Army reportedly tells her she can access gender confirmation surgery — but questions remain on how quickly they’ll take action.
Witnesses told police Steven Endsley had an “ongoing disagreement” with Danielle Smith about her sexual orientation.
“My ancestors didn’t fight for nothing. They didn’t keep going on that long, cold, hard march from our ancestral homeland to “Indian Territory” just so that I could give up. They didn’t lay down on the trail to die and neither will I.”
Big week for deplorables.
South Africa doesn’t want this anti-gay preacher to come to town, LGBT athletes are taking over college sports, a kiss-fest in defense of lesbian love, and more good gay news!
Incarcerated people across the nation are striking today to disrupt the profitability of the prison-industrial complex, California might end their statue of limitations on sexual assault, Airbnb announced new policies to address racial discrimination, and more news
Donald Trump has a secret plan!!!! What could it be???
Protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline have been happening since April but in the last few weeks tensions have escalated with lawsuits still hanging in the balance.
An out lesbian wants to be Miss America, catching up on Rafaela Silva’s coming out, the f*cking KING of Norway loves you, and other amazing good gay news!