The death of trans teen activist Blake Brockington, good legislative news for same-sex parents in Maryland, Roy Moore says something regrettable, Ellen Pao takes sexism in venture capitalism to court, and more!
At age 83, actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away.
Gore’s partner of 33 years reported her death today due to lung cancer.
Crows understand analogies, IKEA has emojis, John Stewart should be replaced by a woman, dying on Facebook is a little better now, Helen Keller on mansplaining, and so much more!
“Not being an asshole” to myself meant admitting that my mom’s death and her illness permeate every single part of my being, and always will.
Tina Belcher, Hero Cat, a t-shirt you’ll probably like, rape culture at its finest, Ava DuVernay’s snub, indigenous women of Canada, Janet Mock interview, CeCe McDonald interview, is self-care ruining your relationships?, a super fucking logical thing re: kids and nutrition, Stevie Nicks, your hat, and so much more!
Queer and trans women of color living life, how to pet a cat, women punching people, grownup tomboy style, Everyone IS Gay, Brittani Nichols made them all that way, you can buy music, the Trans 100, abortions, a shitbag man got fired, poison, #pdxcarpet, turtles, marijuana, what I’m wearing this weekend.
Leslie Feinberg died at home in Syracuse, NY, with hir partner and spouse of 22 years, Minnie Bruce Pratt, at hir side. Hir last words were: “Remember me as a revolutionary communist.”
How can you be there for your partner during Deathiversary season when they cope with hard times by retreating inward/not talking? Read our advice and help out with your own!
“Book of Life” posits that my father is in a place more vivid than memory, which is is just a medium between the man who raised me and the man who waits for me in a place beyond time.
“The work she did at City Hall enabled us to position Philadelphia as the greatest LGBT city in the country.”
Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams died in his home Monday, according to Marin County Sheriff’s Office. We remember some of his best work.
“He didn’t feel any pain. He died instantly.” That was how she told me that my father was dead. I was 14.
“I didn’t go out looking for negative characters; I went out looking for people who have a struggle and a fight to tackle. That’s what interests me.”
“You may have lost someone who may have meant different things to you than they did to other people, but at the end of the day you know who they were to you, and perhaps what they meant to your community of queers.”
“We do not know who killed Eric [Lembembe], or why . . . but his friends suspect that in killing him, someone wanted to kill a movement. “
“You’re marching gallantly to your grave Laneia. We all are. We’re all spinning spinning spinning just grazing fingertips on things in hopes we’ll leave a mark. Anyway you should stop opening your mouth so wide when you brush your teeth. Keep those wrinkles down.”
“Now is certainly not the time for the District to start public maneuvering and posturing at the expense of a family facing such a devastating loss.”
“Well, I suppose we have to try to pick up the pieces and make some sort of sense of this tragedy and—you know what? Fuck it, I can’t do this.”
My best friend died one year ago today.