“We have to show them we want them to live. We need to advocate and fight for justice and for resources and for safety for our youth.”
It would have been powerful to see the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, now the National LGBTQ Task Force, get ahead of the political curve with its naming and mission. But what it does next matters more than its acronym.
Not all barriers can be resolved through state-by-state legal protections.
In the Turn is a documentary about a 10-year-old transgender girl who finds acceptance and empowerment in the company of queer roller derby collective, The Vagine Regime.
In “The Devil Wears Land’s End,” Mindy accidentally goes on a date with a lesbian and then her butch girlfriend shows up AND IT’S JULIE GOLDMAN.
It’s peak Pumpkin Spice Latte season but early forecasts predict Polar Vortex 2: Electric Boogaloo and the time to address seasonal dry skin issues is now, not the middle of December when your car is buried under five feet of snow and your plans for the day are “huddle in a ball and hate everything.”
With lots of amazing cosplay photos. Because, seriously, wow.
Half the nation now lets same-sex couples marry, thanks to some Supreme Court shenanigans.
“Genre stories tell us that we can make a better world, that we can stand up for ourselves and for each other.”
At one point Cameron characterizes Chicago as optimistic and Portland as specific and “Same Sex Symbol” perfectly embodies both of those things.
To which my own response was like Oprah’s, “Oh, girl.”
A new report from SAGE lays out what you need to know the lives and experiences of aging LGBT people.
Getting an apology feels like winning, but did Facebook really say the magic words or just massage the truth in the same way that lousy ex of yours did?
Does the LGBTQ movement have a future? Hells yes it does! Lots of futures!
This morning the Supreme Court officially declined to rule on five pending same-sex marriage cases from Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin. This means marriages can start immediately in those states, but national progress is stalled.
The proposed law would put three parental options on birth certificates, allowing same-sex couples to be listed as their children’s parents.
“Wrongful birth? Breach of Warranty? This is about racism and anti-Blackness. We don’t need to avoid those phrases; we need to use them.”
“Anti-LGBT laws make people economically insecure and they disproportionately affect those who are most vulnerable within the LGBT community. They hurt you and kick you when you’re down.”
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.