“Families are the most predictive of well-being, but families are still not seen as important as peers and community support services,” said Dr. Caitlin Ryan.
Jennicet Gutiérrez of FAMILIA TQLM ejected from a White House reception for speaking out about LGBT detainees, Mo’ne Davis is drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters, a new report from the ACLU about the wealth gap between black and white Americans, court cases regarding witches, and more!
A LGBT Latino mural was vandalized multiple times last week, Google will remove revenge porn from their search results, a Florida officer is suspended after forcing a teenage girl to strip and more news stories.
An ice cream flavor named after your fav OITNB actress and other mini-updates from the cast, a cat that saved a kid’s life, the gayest landscaping project ever, a small nation with big dreams, Ruby Rose’s best interview eve which happened when she was 16, and oh, right, NICOLE KIDMAN KISSING NAOMI WATTS because you deserve it.
“I’ll never have nobody like her again… She was the most beautiful person.”
A third-grade teacher who has to resign after reading a book to his class that was deemed too gay, Kenlissia Jones’ murder charges for taking abortion medication are dropped, a woman will be on the face of the $10 bill, and more.
A group of activists disrupt Boston Pride, a survey finds college students disagree on some scenarios of what consent looks like, Rachel Dolezal resigns and more news stories!
Tiny victories in Mexico and the US, what a pudu fawn looks like, the best gay wedding ever in the most amazing spot, a survey that shows America’s got your back, a one-eyed cat bathing itself, pit bulls with pets dot com, and a whole lot of happy ladies playing soccer.
Eric Casebolt of McKinney is resigning, Apple’s new period-inclusive HealthKit, India has its first lesbian couple in a commercial, abortion access restrictions being upheld in Texas, and more!
An explainer on McKinney and Eric Casebolt, the police officer who killed Walter Scott was indicted, an airline is giving you flight discounts to Pride event destinations and school administrators told students to remove their “Gay Ok” t-shirts and more news stories!
A bear that’s very happy to see you, some major institutions taking steps toward inclusion for trans folks, a FIFA game that looks a little more like you, and more!
Research on nationwide LGBT legal equality, bisexuals in the UK, racism in the university classroom, and religion. PLUS updates on your fave/least fave Republicans, police practices overhaul in Cleveland, new laws and more!
Why some members of San Francisco’s BlackOut Collective protested topless, the Girl Scouts of America reaffirm their trans inclusive policies, a man is charged with London Chanel’s death and other news stories!
Leopard cubs, a walrus cam, and Amanda Seyfried’s dog who is also her best friend; spoilers from the Supreme Court care of the Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a love letter for all queermos care of New Orleans’ Mayor, and did I mention the gay sandwich tour.
Nearly 62 percent of Irish voters cast their ballot in favor of marriage equality!
Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
The way the media reported on the deadly Waco shootout, a trans woman was stabbed in Philly, there’s new restrictions on military style equipment for the local police and more news stories!
Ireland could be the first country in the world to have voted, as a population, for marriage equality. Though she be small, she is mighty.
A fish you’ll wish you could snuggle, gay taxis and gay streetlights, Hillary Clinton’s heartfelt letter to the couple from her heartwarming campaign announcement, a prominent voice in Irish media comes out and doesn’t give a f*ck about her damn reputation, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson tie the knot, the Church of Scotland opens doors for queers, and Harriet Tubman might be the new face of the $20 bill. How’s them apples?
Many eyes are on Passion Star, but overall the urgency around prison rape has faltered in the 12 years since PREA passed, the Times notes. Regulations won’t do much if prisons and state governments don’t have cultures of taking sexual violence, especially against LGB and trans prisoners, seriously.