“Non-tailored religious exemptions in general open a can of worms that raises serious concerns for not only LGBT folks but for women, for healthcare,” said report author Heron Greenesmith.
The pope blessed a lesbian, Los Angeles is getting serious about gender parity, marriage equality is happening for real in Ireland, and also a tiny dog being a farmhand. AND MORE!
Kids in New South Wales won’t see Gayby Baby at school for Wear It Purple Day, Donald Trump kicks Jorge Ramos out of his press conference, women vote in Saudi Arabia, Walmart no longer selling assault weapons, and more.
Ferguson activists launch a new campaign with policy solutions to end police violence, a NYT’s op-ed gets trans issues all wrong, a #BlackTransLivesMatter conversation happening on Twitter today and more news stories!
Women making military history, a newborn shoot to top them all, the White House’s first trans official, a pride flag in my homeland, and more!
Ellen Page ruined Ted Cruz’s day at the Iowa State Fair by calling out his backwards views on LGBT rights. But it totally made our day!
Another death of a young black man at the hands of police in St Louis, the first ever openly trans White House staffer, why marriage licenses still aren’t being issued in a county in Kentucky after the Supreme Court decision, an attempt to ban LGBT-friendly children’s books in Venice, and more.
Reproaction was borne out of a simple observation: the pro-choice movement is losing in America.
In poll results published Sunday by YouGov, a full 49% of 18-24 year olds identified as something other than exclusively heterosexual on the Kinsey scale.
Jovana Luna, a trans Latina activist, suddenly passed away, a new startup wants to help trans people find trusted doctors, a historic Baptist church agrees to not discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity and more news.
Canada’s gonna have a trans woman on a federal ballot, Markie Beth learned to scuba dive just to propose and there’s proof, H&M’s sister company launched a trans-centered campaign, Madonna told Russia to f*ck off and P!nk would like to teach the world to sing a new song for Ellen.
We have learned of the murders of black trans women Kandis Capri, who was killed August 11, and Elisha Walker, whose remains were found Thursday, 10 months after she went missing.
Amnesty International’s Board has put together a draft policy on sex work that could lift up and protect some of the most vulnerable and marginalized folks around the world – and feminists and human rights advocates alike could learn a lot from it. The only problem is that they’re too busy speaking over the sex workers and researchers who emphatically support the proposal to really do so.
Lesbian couples in Mississippi are challenging the state’s gay adoption ban, while Mexico found their gay adoption ban to be unconstitutional and Chelsea Manning is threatened with solitary confinement for “absurd” violations and more news.
The news of Shade’s death means that more TWOC have been murdered so far this year than in all of 2014.
“It was like we were living in this alternate reality, where the north was celebrating and down here in the south we were wondering what the fuck was going on,” said Hali Felt.
Violence in Ferguson, several deaths at the hands of police, what’s happening with the lesbian fired from a Catholic elementary school, judges in Ohio dealing with same-sex marriage, and more.
Megan Rapinoe’s engayged, Erika Linder’s staring longingly out windows, a roller derby player became a local treasure, Tama Adrian is trans and running for office in Venezuela, and more big good gay news stories for you!
Well that was a wild ride.
A wedding venue in Missouri that’s legally turning away a lesbian couple, Piper Kerman testifying before Congress about what it’s like for incarcerated women, Charly Keunang’s family is suing, and more.