Fitness giant CrossFit is being sued by personal trainer and trans woman Chloie Jonsson after she was told that if she wanted to compete in the CrossFit Games, she would have to compete against men. CrossFit has resorted to using terrible science to defend themselves.
And it’s hard to know how to feel about it.
Brittani on being sad on twitter, anxiety, being a queer black lesbian in the world, overanalyzing shit to death and basically everything you’ve ever wanted to hear B talk about.
“I fall in love with human beings based on who they are, not based on what they do or what sex they are.”
Equaldex is giving LGBT folks around the world the ability to define and explain their own movements for the rest of us. And it’s helping us all to learn from one another in our parallel movements for equality.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democratic National Committee chair, announced the creation of a Lesbian Leadership Council that would focus on cultivating lesbian participation in the Democratic party, which has had a broader LGBT leadership council since 2000.
It’s been reported that Jared Leto was heckled by a trans woman at the recent Virtuosos Awards for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club. This version of events fails once again to take into account the experiences of actual trans and gendernonconforming people, who were there at the event and have spoken to Autostraddle about what transpired.
When we hear about legislation like the 2014 Farm Bill, we don’t and we won’t hear the mainstream media talking about queer people.
Loretta Saunders, Inuk woman writing on missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada, found dead in New Brunswick.
President Museveni of Uganda signs into law a bill that sentences LGBTQ people convicted of sodomy, gay marriage, or promotion of homosexual activities to life imprisonment.
Y’all, a federal judge rules Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional!
“Go to your pantry and determine which shelf or space in the pantry is the dullest or darkest, ideally both. Remove everything from that space one item at a time. Put the cake mix in the farthest place back in that space.”
The potential for discrimination extends far beyond same-sex couples wishing to celebrate their partnerships; theoretically, it could affect anyone who acts against someone else’s religious beliefs.
Jason Collins has signed a 10-Day contract with the Brooklyn Nets, making his the first openly gay NBA player and after tonight, the first out athlete to play in one of the USA’s four major professional leagues.
This entire thing was prophesied in “The Alice B Toklas Cookbook”
While early reports seemed to indicate that out NFL prospect Michael Sam wouldn’t have the warmest welcome into professional football, recent statements by league executives and a new poll show that that things might be better than we thought.
Janet Mock went on The Colbert Report on Tuesday to talk about how the media can treat trans* people with respect. Unfortunately, Piers Morgan didn’t understand the lesson and continued to berate her on twitter.
Julie Goldman shot an hour stand-up special in New York that’s available to stream right now!
I Love You Queerly is a collaborative zine being sold for charity that celebrates queer expressions of love! It’s by queers, for queers, and for a good cause.
Meet our new favorite couple.