India Beaty, a queer black woman, was fatally shot by Virginia police for carrying a replica handgun, bombs in Brussels kill at least 31 people, a new study finds Canadian LGB people have chronic stress and drink heavily, The Bronx Trans Collective opens and more news!
A rap duo from Cuba fighting homophobia with rhymes, an arctic fox that just can’t stop laughing, a laundry list of times anti-gay legislators tried to pull some bullshit and failed in the past week, updates about SF Pride and the St. Patrick’s Day parades that will melt your queer heart, adorable photographs of a femme proposing, and a changing tide of acceptance for those of y’all hoping to adopt some kiddies.
We find out a little bit more about Obama’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice, anti-LGBT discrimination laws in several states, Tuesday’s primaries, laws about protests, and MAGIC.
Wanna know the impact of women’s leadership? Look no further than the reigns of these powerful “first” women presidents and prime ministers alike.
Indiana’s abortion bill might be the most restrictive in the nation, if that’s fathomable, it’s another Super Tuesday so here’s what you should look out for, the White House appoints its first transgender LGBT liaison, LGBT advocates in Oklahoma blocked 27 anti-LGBT bills this session and more news!
Jillian Michaels gets engaged, the SCOTUS stands up for gay adoption, Iga in Japan sees your same-sex partnership as equal to any other partnership, Obama and Justin Trudeau share the love and celebrate the gay marriages they have in common, and a RACCOON.
A heroic attempt to filibuster for LGBT rights in Missouri, lots of new data from police violence to environmentalism, a terrifying transphobic Tennessee law, and more.
A look at the current state of anti-discrimination laws in two states, students walking out of Boston public schools to protest funding cuts, NYC protecting trans people’s bathroom access, and more.
A KY legislator thinks he’s cracked the code on how to stop marriage equality; how and why anti-LGBT sentiment is ramping up in Indonesia, the big abortion case the SCOTUS just heard, and more.
A new study debunks the myth that Black people are overwhelmingly homophobic, a new policy in Texas is making it impossible for transgender student-athletes to play on the right team, an anti-trans Lyft driver put Monica Jones in danger when he shared her location with a Facebook group, students in California were asked to remove their anti-gay symbols off their student badges and more news!
Here are five ways you can cope with the knowledge that a person you love is making a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decision.
Puerto Rico did in fact get that lesbian Supreme Court Chief Justice after all, Italy’s same-sex civil unions bill is gaining steam, Taylor Victor is gonna get to wear her badass lesbian tee shirt to school whenever the f*ck she wants, some Peeps re-enacted Hamilton for you, and the Independent Spirit Awards made trans history!
NC Governor Pat McCrory is having a meltdown over a Charlotte ordinance that protects LGBT rights, new data shows that up to half of gay and bisexual black men are at risk for HIV, abortion restrictions go into law in Louisiana, and more news.
There’s more anti-trans legislation this year like never before a new report says, what happened with Hillary and Bernie in Nevada, a Yelp employee was fired after penning an open letter to her CEO about her unlivable wages, anti-gay protestors showed up at the Arizona high school where two teen girls died in a murder-suicide, and more news!
The Georgia House got (even) gayer thanks to Park Cannon, a bunch of homophobes accidentally helped out a lot of LGBT kids, Portugal made big moves to end street harassment, and more news you can use to fill your heart with joy!
This jerk Dick Jones in Kansas, last night’s GOP town hall, a lesbian high schooler wins the right to wear a gay t-shirt to school, women making moves in state and federal government, and more!
A U.S. army veteran and her partner were sentenced to 20 years for an unfounded drug charge, what the hell is going on with the Supreme Court, a rundown of last week’s Republican and Democratic debates, two teen girls in a relationship died in a murder-suicide and more news.
“Gatekeeping. You see that in Arizona over and over again. That’s why we’re 50th in the nation for disability funding, 50th for mental health funding.”
Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court might soon have a lesbian Chief Justice, Buttercup beats up an MRA in the “Powerpuff Girls” reboot, Italy’s PM is unconcerned with what the church says about civil unions for gay people, Maryland wants better health care for trans folks, Honey Maid wants to make you cry, and a super amazing dog video involving a latin dance. ALL INSIDE!
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!