Plus: Megan Rapinoe flirts with a lady ref at the World Cup, Miley talks about her sexuality and gender, Rachel Maddow has a new puppy, and so much more!
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An explainer on McKinney and Eric Casebolt, the police officer who killed Walter Scott was indicted, an airline is giving you flight discounts to Pride event destinations and school administrators told students to remove their “Gay Ok” t-shirts and more news stories!
Caitlyn Jenner’s cover photo is stunning.
Research on nationwide LGBT legal equality, bisexuals in the UK, racism in the university classroom, and religion. PLUS updates on your fave/least fave Republicans, police practices overhaul in Cleveland, new laws and more!
Clementine Ford on falling in love on The L Word set, Mad Max is a miracle, Frankie and Grace return, summer documentaries and more stories you’ll really be glad to know about.
Why some members of San Francisco’s BlackOut Collective protested topless, the Girl Scouts of America reaffirm their trans inclusive policies, a man is charged with London Chanel’s death and other news stories!
Nearly 62 percent of Irish voters cast their ballot in favor of marriage equality!
Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
More and more actors are calling out Hollywood’s gender inequality, Kim Kardashian says Bruce Jenner is beautiful, feminists have had it with Game of Thrones, Mad Men flips the script on Joan and Peggy, Leisha Hailey is coming to ABC Family, and Queen Latifah doesn’t care if you didn’t like her lesbian sex scene in Bessie.
The way the media reported on the deadly Waco shootout, a trans woman was stabbed in Philly, there’s new restrictions on military style equipment for the local police and more news stories!
Ireland could be the first country in the world to have voted, as a population, for marriage equality. Though she be small, she is mighty.
Let us mourn our loss together: the whisper of a promise of a world we never knew.
Many eyes are on Passion Star, but overall the urgency around prison rape has faltered in the 12 years since PREA passed, the Times notes. Regulations won’t do much if prisons and state governments don’t have cultures of taking sexual violence, especially against LGB and trans prisoners, seriously.
Stories on the status of incarcerated trans women, Palestinian statehood, Jeb Bush, blood donation guidelines, crisis pregnancy centers being glitter-bombed, and more!
ABC’s got some hot new shows, the ACLU wants Hollywood to look at its gender discrimination problem, all about that weird Scream promo, Britney Spears’ new video, general hotness and like 50 other super-important things.
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
Many upsetting Texas bills, Dorian Johnson’s arrest, a chapter of the Satanic Temple in MIssouri exercising its religious freedom, the first-ever LGBTQ Leaders of Color White House Summit, updates on presidential candidates across the board, and more!
Looking at #talkpay from a different angle, “the journalism industry is a mess,” some scary social media stuff, five Entrepreneurial lessons we can learn from Cookie Lyon, stories I wish someone would pitch us and just lots of desperately important news you cannot live without.
Furthermore, Miley has launched a charity “devoted to helping homeless youth, LGBT youth, and other vulnerable populations” and played music in her backyard with Laura Jane Grace and Joan Jett!