Have you seen the preview for Amazon Prime’s new trans woman-centered dramedy Transparent? We have, and we have very conflicted feelings about it.
“This could be a recruitment video for The Iggy Azalea School For Basics Who Can’t Rap Good And Want To Do Racist Stuff Too.”
Recently-released survey results from the Gallup Well-Being Project spotlighted the differences between LGBT and non-LGBT men and women’s physical, social, financial, and community well-being, and they didn’t paint a pretty picture for LGBT women across geographic and demographic lines.
“Black motherhood and bodily autonomy has been historically undermined and often robbed from Black women in numerous ways. From this country’s first visions of us as wild oversexed Jezebels able to easily produce the next generation of slaves and doting mammies, caretakers and nannies for our slave-master’s children, we haven’t been seen as individual and capable loving nurturers to children.”
The Smithsonian’s LGBT collection isn’t all-encompassing, but it still has some awesome stuff!
In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn’t mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.
Rape culture dictates that along with proving that they were raped, survivors must also prove that they fought “hard enough” to stop it. This bill could help.
Enjoy watching four women, whose ages add up to more than 150, as they get to know each other, blow each other, and show each other their bizarre emotional landscapes, great jokes, and weird bodies.”
“I don’t totally have this figured out yet but I bet it’s going to be really great and not weird at all.”
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
A study reveals that 70% of women in STEM have been sexually harassed while doing fieldwork, and 26% report having been assaulted. It’s not hard to see how that would affect their careers.
On their Facebook page, the creators of Undercover Colors say they “hope to make potential perpetrators afraid to spike a woman’s drink because there’s now a risk that they can get caught.” But what about creating cultural shifts so that people don’t become violent assailants at all?
Local Bay Area band GAYmous launched their first ever music video last week, and it’s basically the most awesome thing ever.
In some Brazilian states, a gynecological test is required to prove you’re fit for a job.
The ABA passes a resolution that says they are really, really, really cool with LGBT rights.
A new survey shows that adult women are one of the largest demographics when it comes to who plays video games.
I have to come to expect that kind of technicolor Sapphic unreality in all of my Chaiken programming, which is exactly why I did not expect L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sin. And I’m glad I didn’t, because this is a documentary worth seeing on its own terms.
Two trans women were shot in the Palmer Park Neighborhood of Detroit this week. The local Detroit media repeatedly misgendered them and erroneously implied that they may have been sex workers.
“We cannot wait for trickle down policies to create change for our community. We have to create visibility and accountability so that we have the opportunity to tell our stories and survive another day.”
The track finally puts to rest the empty calls for “peace” amidst ongoing protests in Ferguson, Missouri since the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.