Indiana’s decision to “protect” religions from having to deal with gay people has not gone over well with the NCAA, GenCon, a bunch of tech CEOs or the Indianapolis mayor — but the Governor insists this law is totally fine and awesome and not legalized discrimination at all!
The death of trans teen activist Blake Brockington, good legislative news for same-sex parents in Maryland, Roy Moore says something regrettable, Ellen Pao takes sexism in venture capitalism to court, and more!
The very first edition of a biweekly link round-up of stuff I’ve read and thought about relevant to the work we do here: online media, women in business, entrepreneurship, journalism, start-up culture, publishing, advertising, management, freelancing, literature, queer visibility, etc. LET’S TALK BUSINESS, LADIES.
Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson keep being adorable, Orphan Black is almost back, Evan Rachel Wood’s got tomboy style advice, J.K. Rowling threw some magical shade on Twitter and more pop culture stories you need to know about!
A look at Ted Cruz’s horrible policy proposals, a bunch of college dudebros get punished for their misogynistic actions, Los Tigres del Norte win an award for singing about lesbian love, conservative lawmakers propose more dangerous legislation and more news stories.
“We’re not freaks, we’re not perverts, we’re just people. I’m worried about my bathroom safety more than anyone else.”
Birth justice, the passing of Marcia Diehl, a comprehensive LGBTQ bill of rights, the violence against Martese Johnson, St. Patrick’s Day parades and more!
Glee is ending, The 100’s lead character is bisexual and awesome, Azealia Banks is naked, Clea DuVall is on This Just Out, Ilene Chaiken has a job, Brittani is on BET and all the other arts & entertainment news you need.
A boycott of Dolce&Gabbana, lesbian divorce in Alabama, a lesbian rabbi, anti-gay marriage laws and more!
Not content with co-writing a book, being in Time Magazine and meeting people like Bill Clinton and Jennifer Lawrence, all by age 14, Jazz Jennings is now set to take over TV.
Up until now, the assumption had been that Garnet was a single Gem like Pearl and Amethyst. However, the truth is much more romantic.
“Just one week after perhaps the most powerful episode in the show’s history, Shonda Rhime’s force-of-nature hit show Scandal has once again destroyed our hearts. This week’s story touched the souls of audiences everywhere with two tales of love trying to rise above what seem like impossible situations.”
With MAP’s report, we have clear, comprehensive data that solidifies the seriousness of the problem and provides a new resource for battling it.
“By ignoring the complexities of coming out both those who identify as bisexuals and lesbians with mixed dating histories like Ms. Apata are seen as demonstrating the idea that people can choose their identities with relative ease, and therefore the threat they face is technically self-inflicted.”
A year and a half after Islan Nettles’ murder, James Dixon has been charged with manslaughter and felony assault in connection with her death.
These two seem like a damn good time.
“We need to be included, not persecuted, not targeted, not incarcerated, not discriminated. Release [trans women] from detention TODAY!”
At age 83, actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away.
Catwoman is one of DC’s most iconic characters, she’s not just a part of comic book culture, she’s a part of mainstream American culture. And now we know that she’s bisexual.
After racking up hundreds of thousands in debt, three rounds of hospitalization, countless chemo sessions, and many nights’ lost sleep, Jackie and Dee are fighting for their rights (and yours).