“It hadn’t hit me until then how awful it had felt to be without insurance — like my life and health had been worth less than other people in this country. I didn’t even know how much of that I’d internalized until I had the stupid little card in my hand, and when it all went away.”
The first academic journal about porn just launched and it’s pretty important.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case could drastically broaden the scope of religious liberty for employers or mean, at long last, free birth control for everyone.
The law also specifically mentions high school football captains as students automatically permitted to preach the gospel at school-wide events.
In Idaho several campaigns have started up to make sure that the few protections LGBTQ people have remain and that more are added. They are currently facing strong opposition, but haven’t given up the fight yet.
The New York Times takes it upon itself to discover whether bisexuals can be proven to exist, and comes up with a treasure trove of flawed research and ill-advised assumptions along the way.
Join me, Janet Mock, Ryka Aoki and Toni Newman in a conversation between trans women writers for Women’s History Month.
Today, Judge Bernard Friedman declared Michigan’s 2004 same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.
The cast of “Orange is the New Black” was at PaleyFest on friday to give us an inside look on how Season One has changed their lives and what we can look forward to in Season Two.
In a surprise turn of events, Guinness announced on Sunday that it will be pulling sponsorship from New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade on Monday, in support of LGBT groups. It joins Heineken and Sam Adams, who had earlier pulled their sponsorship from New York and Boston parades respectively.
With 1.1 million students, NYC is the largest public school system in the country, and has a lot of influence setting standards for how other big school systems and states support trans* students.
James Larry Cosby, father of murdered Texas lesbian Britney Cosby, was arrested and charged with two counts tampering with evidence.
“Morello is apparently applying for a job as a 1940′s sailor, Leanne is going to be a shoulder pad model and Sophia is just being plain gorgeous.”
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.