A French court says bye bye to burkini bans, Purvi Patel could be released as early as next month, two Orlando hospitals will cover medical bills of Pulse shooting victims and their families, a federal judge ok’s a trans employee’s firing and more news.
A day after a federal judge sided with Texas in a different lawsuit against transgender students’ rights, Texas and four other states filed a lawsuit claiming a federal nondiscrimination health regulation forces doctors to act against their religious beliefs.
Malaysia’s High Court allowed a trans man to update his Identity Card to reflect his current name and gender identity. This possibly paradigm-changing ruling on IC changes opens the door for reviews of other anti-LGBTQ laws.
The Olympics are still gay as f*ck, this mayor is the best ally ever, the NBA hates HB2 still, and more good gay news!
Who the closing of private prisons will help (and who it won’t); changes in Donald Trump’s campaign, the Dakota Access Pipeline and more.
We’ve all seen headlines that say Donald Trump’s poll numbers are dipping, but it’s also hard to put stock in anything this election cycle. How heartened does it make sense to feel by that news?
Amazing women taking the Olympics by storm, a kiss-in because who doesn’t love a good kiss-in y’know, pride pride pride, the slow death of anti-gay laws, and more!
The Department of Justice finds the Baltimore Police Department definitely discriminates against Black people, a Houston man gets life in prison for murdering his daughter and her girlfriend, LAPD shot and killed 14-year-old Jesse Romero, there’s a shortage on injectable estrogen and more news stories.
She was the light in her family’s life. She was 28 years old. She is the fourth trans woman of color to be murdered in the last six weeks.
Trump doesn’t have a very strong base among evangelical Christians; can addressing anti-gay pastors in Orlando just two months after the Pulse shooting — and going off-teleprompter — fix that?
New Jersey defines infertility as not being able to become pregnant after two years of having unprotected sex with a cis man — so the Krupas have spent about $50,000 out of pocket as they try to conceive.
Barack Obama is more feminist than ever and wrote a thing about it, the Devil is down to be compared to Hillary Clinton, Queensland wants gay people to have happy families, Iowa State wants you to pee wherever works best, Lea T made history at the Rio Olympics, also QUEER SOCK HOP ALERT.
Some things to read on Korryn Gaines’ death, occupation movements in Chicago, New York and elsewhere, courts striking down voter ID laws and more.
SCOTUS has issued a stay on a Virginia circuit court’s ruling, temporarily upholding a school’s anti-trans bathroom policy until they can issue a fuller ruling.
“It really was an honor to be able to stand on that stage and, hopefully, help educate the country a little bit more about transgender equality. More than anything else, I wanted to reinforce the simple fact that transgender people are people, who hurt when they are mocked, who hurt when they are discriminated against, and who want to be treated with dignity and fairness.”
The Movement for Black Lives released their list of demands for Black liberation and they definitely want to center queer, trans and gender nonconforming people in their work.
Meet the queer women going to Rio, look back lovingly on Sarah McBride’s history-making speech, a GIF of Hillary Clinton’s face during the fireworks during her acceptance speech right before I passed out, 12 states are fighting for trans rights, and California is pushing back against discrimination disguised as religion. Get in here and get happy!
More history made at the DNC, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, voter ID laws, new data on gay-straight alliances and more.
One Hamilton reference is good, but wouldn’t a bunch of Hamilton references be even better?
Last night, the woman the Republican Party forced into an apron walked out onto a stage in a glowing white pantsuit to the cheers of thousands of people and said, “With humility, determination, and boundless confidence in America’s promise, I accept your nomination for President of the United States.”