“Queer Fashion Week wasn’t just about an aesthetic. It was about our community beyond just our sexualities, about body positivity, about representation, about celebrating and supporting each other in all things queer.”
Last night, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson were arrested at their home. Johnson’s sister called the police after a fight between Griner and Johnson became physical.
Bill O’Reilly’s dumb thoughts, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, some really alarming high school educators, violence against a trans woman in Brazil, an anti-abortion lawsuit in Virginia, and more!
Topics include Hot Takes, everything wrong with Online Media, Slacking On / Slacking Off, keeping it weird, Buzzfeed, and so much more!
Really any excuse to bust out my Cara Delevingne paper doll.
“RIP Tinkerbell, survived only by the other, more famous Tinkerbell who lives with Riese.”
The off-duty officer who killed Rekia Boyd is dismissed of all charges, Freddie Gray’s death brings more questions, students in Pennsylvania organize an anti-gay day and more bleak news!
“This is the only industry that I can think of where people are criticized for success.”
“Yep, that’s right. Out of 314 major Hollywood film releases, one single film — Melissa McCarthy’s Tammy — passed the Vito Russo test with queer female characters.”
The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!
Raising the minimum wage is a critical piece in a complex puzzle of alleviating economic struggle for queer and trans people.
Poussey and Suzanne have a disagreement, Liz Feldman gets funny with UHH and Lauren Morelli, Faustina Agolley comes out, Michelle Rodriguez finds bisexuality very organic, ABC Family is sexy and other super-important pop culture stories in your face!
A trans woman wins her lawsuit against her former discriminatory employer, a Wiccan priestess leads the Iowa legislature in prayer, law enforcement has killed at least 5,600 people since 2000 and more news stories!
On April 16, an Indiegogo campaign will launch to fund development of Selena The One, a futuristic hologram specifically designed to perform Selena’s music in an entirely new way.
Obama’s big statement on conversion therapy, Walter Scott’s murder, anti-abortion law in Kansas, discrimination against non-bisexual people alleged at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and more!
Angel McCoughtry came out on Instagram, HBO released a full-length Bessie trailer, Arrested Development is coming back with 17 new episodes, and Sarah Paulson has her own action figure now.
Rihanna speaks out against Indiana’s anti-gay bill, a revenge porn website operator is off to jail, a lesbian couple is suing a Georgia sperm bank and more news!
Arkansas and Indiana legislatures both passed revised versions of their “religious freedom” bills this afternoon. They’re still terrible.
“When a conservative pundit tells the media, “I don’t know why people are so upset. This law has been on 19 state books for years,” he is assuming his viewers/readers/listeners are all idiots who can’t do their own research on the matter. So let’s prove that guy wrong.”
A hunger strike at an immigration detention center in Texas, a veritable cornucopia of RFRA news, water in California, Purvi Patel’s sentence in Indiana, a good day for a cat, and more.