Wednesday, October 1st at 11/10c “Girl Code” returns. Resident lesbian Quinn Marcus tells us what we have to look forward to.
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.
The numbers paint a bleak picture, but it’s important that they exist at all. They can be a tool for anyone invested in improving outcomes for bi youth.
“For whatever reason, Stanley assumes that these contemporary characters are living in the same post-racial world that many people prefer to pretend we’re already living in. It’s within the confines of this utopia that these characters appear to be nothing more than sexually charged Angry Black Women, instead of oppressed minorities living in a white man’s world.”
Democrats, in a push led by Ohio Rep Jared Polis, are using a long-shot procedural maneuver to force a vote on ENDA this year over Speaker Boehner’s objections.
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
Do TV creators internalize the stereotypes portrayed on TV as “normal,” replicating it in their work environments and causing additional stereotyped portrayals? That’s a chicken-or-the-egg question of art imitating life imitating art.
Goes well with Netflix marathons and pajama pants.
This statistic is based on the reports of migrant shelter directors, though it is possible the number is even higher due to underreporting.
Lesbian cartoonist and graphic novelist Alison Bechdel was named one of 21 MacArthur geniuses for 2014.
Lesbian relationship comedy, WORDS WITH GIRLS, premieres on ColorCreative.tv September 23rd.
Chicago’s feminist sex shop has published a well-written guide to getting down for trans women and their partners, written by Rebecca Kling.
“Does her personal language preference trump what is considered to be the non-offensive way to talk about trans women?”
Along with obvious bans on criminal acts and illicit drug use, the policy prohibits campaigns that involve gambling, sorcery, “bodily mutilation,” marijuana and anything in “the adult industry.” It reveals a moral stance that narrowly defines the “positive environment” GoFundMe seeks to foster.
After a lot of uncertainty, the Supreme Court has decided to consider hearing same-sex marriage cases from five states — and it may mean big news for the constitutionality of state marriage bans.
Everyone’s favorite Gotham City Detective will be a regular on the hotly anticipated new show from Fox.
Just over a quarter of trans people in states with photo ID voting laws don’t have a valid photo ID that reflects their gender and name to meet the standards required by the law, according to The Williams Institute.
For 24 hours, watch Maki’s video only here on Autostraddle dot com as part of Patchwork, a series exploring trans lives in Britain.
A reinvention of Guerrilla Queer Bar, Pop-Up Gay Bar aims to create new LGBT spaces, one bar and one night at a time.