Significant opposition to a UN resolution to protect women HRDs raises questions about how to balance local contexts and values with universal human rights, as well as remind us of the very real risks that these women face every day.
“This is basically all I’ve wanted all my life,” Rachel Kincaid, Senior Editor of Autostraddle, told me.
From prom to the Mormon Church, folks got a lotta ‘splainin to do.
Here are some things you need to know from a report that details the inhumane treatment faced by LGBTQ people currently detained in the U.S. and the fight to resist these massive injustices.
What if we’re all wrong about Kanye West? What if we’ll never understand him. What if he and I share a soul.
For queer women of color, intersectionality isn’t just a “concept” or a “framework” for theorists to use for mind exercise — it’s a lived experience.
Frida, as always, is flawless.
Which should change first — society or the dictionary?
Grassroots leftist organizing is happening all over the U.S. right now, across generations, race, gender, sexuality and class.
Last week’s ruling by the European Court of Justice is being hailed as a “landmark” change for LGB asylum seekers – that is, if you’re willing to overlook how asylum seekers in the EU are regularly detained, demonised and deported.
From the OUT 100 to the first lady of Zambia to Michelle Tea’s marriage, it turns out there was a lot of queer shit going down while I was working late nights in the office.
Women in the U.S. who have experienced domestic violence are more likely to have chronic health conditions. Healthcare professionals are still failing to adequately recognise and treat harm caused by domestic abuse.
The Vatican is soliciting opinions on a number of groundbreaking issues, including same-sex marriage, birth control, polygamy and forms of feminism “hostile to the Church.”
What just happened with ENDA, and what do you need to know to make sense of it? Everything you’ve ever needed to know about ENDA right up to the minute is right here!
HRC has announced that it will begin working for equality abroad as well as in the US — but is that a good thing? Let’s ask Daniel Loeb and Paul Singer.
Inside: more event invites than you can handle, a lot of worthy causes, a historical case of The Unicorn, and the delicious taste of Republicanism slowly, slowly dying.
Illinois becomes the fifteenth state to approve marriage equality after a surprise vote in the state legislature.
Earlier this week, Judge Lee Yeakel ruled one part of Texas’ abortion bill unconstitutional. Now, just a few days later the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed his ruling, meaning that one third of Texas’ remaining abortion clinics must stop providing their services immediately.