Georgia really wants to protect religious leaders from having to perform same-sex marriages, a rundown of the New Hampshire primary, a transgender lesbian couple faced constant harassment and vandalism at their home so they installed cameras to stop the culprits, hackers leaked info about the biggest police union and more news!
Texas prisoners who didn’t have access to hormone therapy before a new policy change, can now access it, a full debrief on the Republican and Democratic debates, some good and bad bills for LGBT people, Kayden Clarke, a young trans man, was killed by police and more news!
LGBT rights stamps from the UN, gay marriage in Mexico, the beginning of the end of ex-gay therapy in New York, a badass trans Girl Scout who sold a fuckton of cookies, and a baby goat. A BABY GOAT!
At least 48 trans women have been reported killed in Brazil just in 2016 so far, India’s Supreme Court will reconsider the criminalization of homosexuality, DeRay is running for mayor of Baltimore, and more!
Oklahoma introduces a bunch of anti-gay bills which can potentially be really dangerous, Hillary Clinton officially wins the Iowa Caucus, 16-year-old Gynnya McMillen wasn’t given CPR until 11 minutes after she was found “cold” in her cell, a father in Tennessee was arrested for chasing his daughter with a knife after she came out to him, Germany opens its first LGBT refugee shelter and more news stories!
Lots of good local news from across the United States for queer and trans folks, a legislator who loves her trans kid, a sick burn for Tony Abbott courtesy of his gay sister, the diverse OITNB cast at the SAG Awards, and a dog that looks like a raccoon. Get in here!
The Iowa caucus looms ahead, and Trump and Cruz are both talking loudly in front of large groups of people about it! God help us all.
Ted Cruz reassures voters in Iowa that he’s still very uncomfortable with LGBT people, Donald Trump says he’s boycotting tonight’s debate, a bisexual Nigerian woman denied asylum in Ireland, and more.
Indiana’s tourism took a hit after last year’s RFRA law was passed and they have six new anti-gay bills up for debate tomorrow, a grand jury indicts anti-choice activists who shot undercover video of Planned Parenthood, Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles, a bisexual Jamaican receives asylum and more news!
At last night’s Democratic Presidential Town Hall the three Dem candidates talked about policy, their past records, and why Iowa voters should choose them as their date to the homecoming dance.
India’s cab service by and for queers is up and running, Italy and Indiana took to the streets for LGBT rights this week, Minnesota’s got a gay lady Supreme Court Justice, the world just got its first-ever endowed chair for trans studies, and more good news! Also, animals playing in the snow. There’s a lot of that, too.
A Minnesota trans woman wins her discrimination suit under Title VII, more than 10 counties in Alabama are refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, Sarah Palin’s in the news again, there’s a hold up with Daniel Holtzclaw’s sentencing trial and more news!
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Psychic and homophobic landlord refused to rent to a lesbian couple, HRC endorses Hillary Clinton, it’s harder for queer women to get a job interview call-back, Montana’s Governor signed a new executive order to protect LGBT state employees and more news!
Last night’s democratic debate showcased lots of talk about guns and healthcare, but the discussions on racial and criminal justice were less substantive.
Taiwan has a woman president, Tig Notaro’s gonna have twins, trans bride-to-be Precious Davis is saying Yes to the Dress, the weather’s making the squirrels fat, a lesbian reverend in Kansas has a lot of support, and more good news!
Trump and Cruz are officially out of the honeymoon phase as of this last GOP debate, and it raises questions about what it will mean for the party if Mom and Dad are fighting.
How gentrification shapes and changes the gayborhood, the Flint water crisis is ongoing, Clinton and Sanders are going at each other over healthcare, and more!
In his last State of the Union ever, Obama reaches across the aisle but isn’t interested in backing down on any of what he’s worked for during his presidency.
A Virginia Beach judge ruled a lesbian parent has the right to custody of her non-biological child, California’s got a lot of LGBT-friendly laws going into effect this year, more “religious freedom” bills in Georgia, Creating Change un-invites ICE from speaking at the conference, and more!