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.
Stories on the status of incarcerated trans women, Palestinian statehood, Jeb Bush, blood donation guidelines, crisis pregnancy centers being glitter-bombed, and more!
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
I hear he’s a socialist. That’s cool. But also he’s an old straight white man, like the vast majority of American politicians, so what would his alleged socialism mean for people who aren’t old straight white men?
Mother’s Day brunch and Wentworth bring the revolution. Taystee shares truth and light. Natalie Portman is the dreamiest RBG ever. Oh, and it’s Mother’s Day, so call your momma. It’s time to have the talk.
Many upsetting Texas bills, Dorian Johnson’s arrest, a chapter of the Satanic Temple in MIssouri exercising its religious freedom, the first-ever LGBTQ Leaders of Color White House Summit, updates on presidential candidates across the board, and more!
Bernie Sanders, long-serving independent, is running for President as a Democrat, what the #talkpay hashtag is all about, May Day protests around the world and more news!
Racing wiener dogs, more visibility for more families than ever from that dude in the White House, a frog that looks like this other frog you’re probably really attached to and have been since childhood, a Wells Fargo ad to well your eyes with tears of joy, and bathroom bill updates that won’t make you wanna slap someone in the face!
Protests continue in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, the Pope speaks out against gendered pay inequality, Harvard’s poll of young voters, a Republican politician on Grindr, and more!
It has arrived! The day is here! The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments about marriage equality this morning.
Gov. Larry Hogan activates the National Guard after calling a state of emergency in Baltimore, Nicoll Hernández-Polanco has been granted asylum, a Nashville landlord refused to rent to a lesbian couple, and more news!
Two of the biggest LGBT legal issues on everyone’s mind right now are the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on marriage equality and Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. How are the two going to impact each other?