Two lawsuits that fight for trans students to access the bathrooms they need, WNBA players standing up for Black Lives Matter, Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech and more.
Video shows Charles Kinsey complying with police demands and keeping his hands up as he explains and advocates for both himself and his client; North Miami police shot at him anyway.
“They are terrified and they are angry and they are operating in a reality that quite simply does not exist. There is no war on Christmas.”
This is not how citizens of a democracy behave under the instruction of their party’s most influential politicians. It’s so unrealistic. This show should have aired on Syfy.
It’s no surprise here but the GOP’s policy blueprint isn’t friendly toward LGBT people and women, in fact their platform is incredibly hostile and even more extreme and dangerous than ever before.
This weird new pre-apocalyptic mini-series examines the hate-fueled collective delusion that engulfs the population like a cloud of bigoted doom and causes Americans to install a tiny-fingered billionaire with Narcissistic Personality Disorder into the most powerful political office in the world.
Mercedes Williamson’s killer gets life in prison and the trans community has mixed feelings about it; Diamond Reynolds talks to The View; WNBA and NBA stars speak out about police violence; a truck plowed through a crowded street in Nice, France killing 84 and injuring 202 and more news from the week.
22-year-old Dee Dee was shot on the fourth of July and succumbed to her wounds after ten days on life support.
Researchers helped older lesbian and bi women adopt healthier habits when the focus wasn’t on weight loss.
President Obama and George W. Bush address Dallas while the nation protests police violence and wonders what police robots will mean for our future.
Legal victories in the states, a big ol’ pride celebration in Manitoba for the first time, coming out on Splash Mountain, a Jewish Aquarian lesbian wedding, and gay soccer games. Get in here!
The military refuses to tell Chelsea Manning’s lawyers about her status; Diamond ‘Lavish’ Reynolds, Philando Castile’s girlfriend, speaks out; a gay man was brutally arrested at Riis Beach; the FBI is investigating the case of a man found hanging from a tree in Piedmont Park and more news stories.
Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were both killed by police in the last 24 hours, and it’s a time for mourning and organizing.
There’s been a spike in memberships for a LGBT pro-gun rights group and a new surge of Gays Against Guns; Black Lives Matter temporarily shuts down Toronto Pride, the UN voted to create a position dedicated to LGBT rights around the world, married lesbian parents can now be on their child’s birth certificate and more news stories.
Recapping the feminist victories of the week, a badass Black queer woman is running for the Florida legislature, North Carolina’s getting called out, the trans ban in the military is officially ancient history, and more good gay news! Also, some fan art of me because I think you’re gonna like it a lot.
Misty Snow and Misty Plowright are changing the world, gun and anti-terror legislation in the wake of Orlando, hate crimes in the UK after the Brexit vote, and more.
SCOTUS finds HB2 unconstitutional but it doesn’t mean things will be right back to normal; attacks at Istanbul’s International airport leave at least 36 dead and 140 injured; some helpful links to understand Brexit and all of its implications; some updates on the Orlando shooting and more news.
“But then, looking at voting demographics by age, I realised there was a 60% chance Mary Berry would have voted Brexit, and had to arrest the thought before it brought my entire cultural reality tumbling down.”
The first out queer woman crowned Miss Missouri and maybe soon Miss America, a Tory Minister comes out for Britain’s Pride celebrations, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton love you a whole lot, and more good news you can use to soothe your aching soul.
So much news today! The Democrats’ sit-in in the House over gun legislation, SCOTUS rulings on affirmative action, the status of many undocumented people in the US, the Dollar General case, as well as rulings related to Freddie Gray’s death and trans kids using bathrooms at school, and more.