Ruby Rose and Caitlyn Jenner got some love from the glossies, Ukrainian lawmakers voted for gay rights, Dallas went where Houston didn’t for trans folks, Starbucks wants to be a safe space, Obama wants more LGBT equality, and more good news!
Reforms for Reform Judaism open doors for trans people, Salt Lake City elects some gay people, an introduction to India’s first trans woman cop, a peek at Janet Mock’s fabulous wedding, the winner of a trans beauty pageant, good gay news from around the world, and so so so so much more!
A trans cheerleader with a badass story, a policy shift that will help LGBT refugees, marriage equality in Ireland, big news from Tig Notaro, cuties with kittens, and more!
Governor Cuomo does the right thing, Chile celebrates civil unions, Indiana gets some karmic retribution, and did I mention the parachuting beavers.
All of the gender neutral bathrooms, tiny dragons, the ultimate gay marriage mic drop, Peoria’s first pride in a long time, and more!
The best mom to a trans daughter ever, sweet justice in Kentucky, baby goats, a landmark court ruling for a Mexican trans woman, and more!
“This week has involved a lot of needing to let go of all the things I can’t have total control over and I’m not good at that and I don’t like it but also maybe that’s okay.”
The Black Lives Matter movement also repudiated the Democratic National Committee’s endorsement, a Maryland judge refuses to drop charges against the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a professor received a grant to study health in bisexual women and more news stories.
The pope blessed a lesbian, Los Angeles is getting serious about gender parity, marriage equality is happening for real in Ireland, and also a tiny dog being a farmhand. AND MORE!
“Fuck flowers. Fuck everything. We’re ordering about a hundred LED twinkling lights and I’m gonna stick gold washi tape on ’em and sprinkle them everywhere and call it a night.”
“I’ve never had a move that felt so little like being jolted from one space to another and so much like something clicking into place.”
Canada’s gonna have a trans woman on a federal ballot, Markie Beth learned to scuba dive just to propose and there’s proof, H&M’s sister company launched a trans-centered campaign, Madonna told Russia to f*ck off and P!nk would like to teach the world to sing a new song for Ellen.
“There’re only 135 hours or so until I get to Los Angeles and I can feel every single one.”
“It was like we were living in this alternate reality, where the north was celebrating and down here in the south we were wondering what the fuck was going on,” said Hali Felt.
“I am still crying an amount that for me is significantly higher than average, what’s up with that?”
“After explaining who Shannon was in relation to me, we were let in to go through airport-like security around 7:40, I was handed a laminated piece of paper with ‘Applicant 1’ on it and an accompanying feeling of having won at waiting in line, and we were let up to the floor for the interview at 8.”
Sandra Bland was found dead in police custody Monday morning, two women who won the right to both be listed as their child’s parents on the birth certificate, explaining the Iran deal via legos, the Obama administration’s new pilot program to increase internet access for low-income households, a study explaining how much wealth we lose out on if we’re not white guys, Obama speaks at the NAACP’s National Convention, and more!
“I spent a few minutes wondering whether that means we should be married faster, i.e., the day after whenever I get there, and then I looked at the calendar and realized the timeline is as tight as it can be (and maybe too tight as it is) and I took a really deep breath and anyway it’s probably going to be fine. But it was one of those moments where it felt a little more like leaving Canada is giving something up.”
WHY ARE YOU BEING SO MEAN TO ME?!?!?!!?!
The first-ever summit for Native American youth at the White House, an affirmative consent law in New York, Baltimore’s police commissioner is fired, and more news!