The Root released its annual list of notable African Americans, and of course it includes some of our favorite movers, shakers and heartbreakers.
“Despite the bleak prospects for queer rights in India, the support that we received last Sunday from the spectators at the NYC India Day Parade touched a chord in our hearts.”
The NFL has a new action plan for players who commit domestic violence, but it’s not clear how much action it really calls for.
The law, which allows trans folks to legally change their gender without any medical or surgical requirements, is the first of its kind in Europe and could hopefully set new precedents in the region.
It’s two steps forward, one step back as judges find rule both for and against same-sex marriage bans.
Nabbed in an early morning hotel raid, the pair face prosecution under state syariah laws criminalising lesbian sex.
Recently-released survey results from the Gallup Well-Being Project spotlighted the differences between LGBT and non-LGBT men and women’s physical, social, financial, and community well-being, and they didn’t paint a pretty picture for LGBT women across geographic and demographic lines.
In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn’t mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.
Rape culture dictates that along with proving that they were raped, survivors must also prove that they fought “hard enough” to stop it. This bill could help.
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
On their Facebook page, the creators of Undercover Colors say they “hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught.” But what about creating cultural shifts so that people don’t become violent assailants at all?
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
The ABA passes a resolution that says they are really, really, really cool with LGBT rights.
Two trans women were shot in the Palmer Park Neighborhood of Detroit this week. The local Detroit media repeatedly misgendered them and erroneously implied that they may have been sex workers.
The track finally puts to rest the empty calls for “peace” amidst ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri since the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
Y’all, if Florida can do it…
Topics in the news and on our radar range from Harriet the Spy to stretch marks to police violence.
After insisting Rachel would have to attend school “as a boy,” Middletown Township Public Schools is now working to accommodate the middle schooler, who began transitioning this summer.
Without any repercussions for police violence that started on Wednesday, or any justice for protesters mourning Michael Brown, a dystopian reality is continuing to develop in Ferguson.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has been indicted on felony corruption charges for attempting to strong-arm Austin District Attorney out of office through by vetoing funding to anti-corruption office.