KC Haggard is the 11th trans woman to be murdered this year, a San Francisco high school will be the first to offer a LGBT history class, a 37-year-old Cleveland woman was found dead in a jail cell and more news.
Obama’s gonna go hard for gay rights in Kenya, two queer women took a honeymoon around the world and made a video about it for you, Italy’s Supreme Court just made a decision that’s huge for trans rights, Riley Curry is doing the nae nae in here. Just saying.
Updates on what we currently know about Sandra Bland’s arrest and death, the US’s most extreme abortion ban struck down, Republicans’ new effort to protect “religious freedom,” and more!
A NYPD officer is being investigated for assaulting a black queer woman, Black Lives Matter protestors take over the Netroots Nation conference, Rachel Dolezal still stands by her views of herself and more news stories!
Meet the first lesbian couple to marry in Puerto Rico, rewatch Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs speech, pet a sea bunny, celebrate Ramadan with your chosen family, check out what the Ali Forney center did with that donation from Bea Arthur, and then get a f*cking job because the EEOC wants to protect you from your potential employer’s bullsh*t while you do.
Sandra Bland was found dead in police custody Monday morning, two women who won the right to both be listed as their child’s parents on the birth certificate, explaining the Iran deal via legos, the Obama administration’s new pilot program to increase internet access for low-income households, a study explaining how much wealth we lose out on if we’re not white guys, Obama speaks at the NAACP’s National Convention, and more!
The Pentagon plans to lift their ban on trans people serving in the military, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao resigns, the FBI reports Dylann Roof was able to buy a gun because of a background check flaw and more news stories.
The first-ever summit for Native American youth at the White House, an affirmative consent law in New York, Baltimore’s police commissioner is fired, and more news!
The South Carolina state Senate voted to remove the Confederate flag off capitol grounds, trans people in California can be identified with the correct gender on their death certificates, ICANN’s new proposal might make doxxing easier and more news stories!
Also, Amber Heard’s still really proud to be bisexual and there’s an LGBTQ mariachi band in here. Just saying.
”Girl Scouts is for every girl,” said council CEO Megan Ferland. ”And every girl should have the opportunity to be a Girl Scout if she wants to.”
“When White America responds to an act of terror on the Black community by withholding the kind of support it has consistently shown itself, is that not racism exactly?”
The Supreme Court will rehear cases on strict abortion laws in Texas and affirmative action, the KKK will hold a rally on the South Carolina statehouse grounds, Bree Newsome is awesome and more news stories.
In today’s good news, Bree smashes the confederacy, Laverne Cox gets a good look at herself, Lily Tomlin is all “oh by the way I’VE BEEN MARRIED ALL ALONG” and the women of the World Cup give us some thighlights to think about for the day. I also threw some adorable couples celebrating the gay marriage ruling, some landmarks going rainbow because of the gay marriage ruling, and some of Antonin Scalia’s tears in here just because I love you.
The gentleman on the losing side of the gay marriage decision didn’t go quietly. Here’s some of the worst of their grumbling.
“It is so ordered.”
“Queer histories matter not only for our own sense of identity and pride, but because they impact our legal realities, too.”
The president touched on gun control, the poverty cycle, the pandemic of police offers committing acts of racist violence, America’s embedded legacy of racism, the failures of the United States’ criminal justice system, the terror of the Confederate flag, and so much more.
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
“Families are the most predictive of well-being, but families are still not seen as important as peers and community support services,” said Dr. Caitlin Ryan.