House Democrats were in an uproar yesterday when Republicans sneakily scrambled to keep their anti-LGBT bill intact.
Mexico’s President is pushing for marriage equality, what happened at the Dem convention in Nevada, the first openly gay secretary of the US Army, and more.
Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau backs an important bill that would ban trans discrimination, immigration and LGBT activists are on a hunger strike to protest the detention of trans women, a UK court rejects an Indian lesbian couple’s request to stay in the country, LGBT activists in Lebanon stage a rare protest and more news.
A beer company hates HB2, Her Story’s crew just got mad props, Obama’s continuing to rock it, Canada’s doing right by trans people, Zimbabwe’s opposition leader says he’d stop LGBT persecution, and more good gay news!
President Obama released a letter of guidance about trans students to public schools, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a rule under the Affordable Care Act that bans healthcare providers from denying coverage on the basis of gender identity.
Looking at how marriage equality came to be in comparison to other social movements, Massachusetts’ state Senate passes a bill with trans protections in public accommodations, girlfriends who are prom king and queen in Florida and more!
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says some truly awesome words to trans people and against North Carolina’s HB2, The ACLU of Mississippi is challenging the state’s “religious freedom” law, a group of parents and students filed a federal lawsuit because they believe they’re being discriminated when a trans girl uses the correct facilities at their school and more news.
Hillary stands with Pearl Love, Beyoncé hates North Carolina’s HB2 just like you, Geraldine Roman is on her way to making trans history in the Philippines, JLo just released a new feminist video, Obama includes queer and trans mamas, and more miso soup for your soul!
The Justice Department told North Carolina not to enforce its bathroom bill, HB2; Trump and Bernie won the Indiana primaries, and Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee; trans woman Pearl Love was assaulted on a train, and more.
Reecey Walker was killed in her own home in Wichita, Kansas. A 16-year-old boy was arrested and charged with her murder.
A city in Texas debates a bathroom ordinance similar to North Carolina’s HB2 and it dies without a votes but there’s no telling what’s gonna happen in the state’s legislature in 2017; the FDA launched a multi-million dollar campaign aimed at LGBT young adults to quit using tobacco; women feel sexiest in their mid-thirties a new study says and more news.
Gay marriage is finally official in Colombia, two Italian women just adopted each other’s kids, the Dems are fighting for the Equality Act and Sioux Falls is stepping up, and everyone (still) hates North Carolina’s HB2.
One city in Alabama has drawn a new line in the sand with bathroom bills, organizing against police violence, a bill about counselors in TN that’s dangerous for LGBT people, and more.
North Carolina Democrats file to repeal HB2 and 54 protestors are arrested; Florida’s 24-hour waiting period before an abortion is halted — for now; three teenage girls drowned in a stolen car and their families are questioning if the cops did all the could to save them; an editor of a LGBT magazine in Bangladesh was violently killed and more news.
President Obama dissed anti-LGBT laws and then someone came out to him, more and more folks are exacting sweet revenge against HB2 — on mountaintops and in courtrooms, an alpaca in here just got a haircut and Angelica Ross won Best Actress.
The GSA is now more inclusive of all genders and sexualities but the Older Americans Act isn’t inclusive of LGBT elders; Islan Nettles’ killer will go to prison for 12 years; progress on Merrick Garland’s confirmation, a congresswoman crusading against online harassment and more.
A lesbian firefighter was harassed and discriminated against for years by her co-workers and her complaints were ignored by her superiors; Tennessee’s “bathroom bill” is dead, at least for now; Ani DiFranco cancelled an upcoming show in North Carolina, Georgia is investigating the treatment of LGBT prisoners in their prisons and more news.
Rihanna encourages a gay superfan to come out, the fight for LGBT equality is raging on worldwide, Janet Mock won a Shorty Award for her activism, everyone still hates your dumb anti-LGBT legislation, and a hedgehog from the AS community is in here trying to pick up a stick! Seriously, come for the news but stay for this hedgehog.
Even more proof that same-sex parents raise kids with good outcomes, a bathroom bill supporter in TN who’s a rampant sexual harasser, new data on police violence and more.
When it comes to embodying the kind of toxic bullshit gender politics our culture has praised in men for eons, Donald Trump takes the cake.