These cases could create radical shifts for the experience of incarcerated LGBT people and they raise important questions about what a justice system better equipped to incarcerate LGBT people might mean for our communities.
Those who commit violence against members of the LGBT community will no longer be able to hide behind “gay panic” and “trans panic,” at least in California.
White supremacy and racism, we know, have long and deep histories in American society. It’s not like it only occurred to Murrieta residents to be racist and xenophobic while browsing through their town’s blog.
I’ve been in North Oakland/South Berkeley for over three years and never needed to buy an air conditioner or a good winter coat.
Let me disrupt your fifty state narrative.
Search the hashtag #AB1266 on Twitter, and you’ll see what I mean by clusterfuck. It’s a mixture of conservatives, LGBT groups, names of California counties, statistics, and conflicting reports of what’s happened, and what’s next.
What started in 2011 as an antitrust case between two pharmaceutical companies may now hinge on whether judges believe Abbott violated the rights of a gay man who was excluded from the jury.
The Justice Department’s amicus brief joins other ones opposed to Prop 8, including one from 75 pro-equality Republicans. This leaves a lot of questions: namely, what took them so long?
Carly and Robin meander through the Great American West! “Look, I know you think you live here, but we don’t. You probably think we live nowhere, and in a way, that’s true.”
“We kidnapped Intern Grace on our first snowy evening and took her to the Red Roof Inn where we forced her to eat pizza and watch the 30 Rock finale with us.”
In the first of a series charting newlyweds Robin & Carly’s move from NYC to California, the ladies find a new place, pack and ponder leaving their world behind for a big bright temperate tomorrow!
CARA’S TEAM PICK: For everyone who was once young and queer and confused and is going to be in LA this weekend.
California is making “ex-gay therapy” history, but unfortunately the rest of the country is still far behind.
Brunch, beer and a three-day-long Pride? Yes please.
“The bill is one of the government’s many first steps toward defending the mental and physical health of LGBTQ youth. Courts and politicians are starting to become more aware that the mental health of America’s children also means the mental health of LGBTQ teens and children.”
Come along with Taylor as she makes her way from Portland to A-Camp by train!
Two out lesbians competed in the Miss California USA pageant, making waves and making history.
Mollie Thomas is a mega-hot humanitarian lesbian running for Miss California USA. Also, she’s ridden an elephant!
A 25-year-old lesbian hairstylist will be competing in the Miss Long Island pageant in a purple tuxedo and hand-sewn boyshorts. Kinda awesome, right?
The first-ever GLBT History Museum in the US is opening in San Francisco, and it is every kind of perfect. Also, gay divorce allowed in Texas, two lesbian priests married in Massachusetts, Lady Gaga has invented something insane and awesome, Jezebel helps you get drunk-dressed, and MARIO BATALI HORROR MOVIE.