“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.”
Women making military history, a newborn shoot to top them all, the White House’s first trans official, a pride flag in my homeland, and more!
“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.
Megan Rapinoe’s engayged, Erika Linder’s staring longingly out windows, a roller derby player became a local treasure, Tama Adrian is trans and running for office in Venezuela, and more big good gay news stories for you!
“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.”
Obama’s gonna go hard for gay rights in Kenya, two queer women took a honeymoon around the world and made a video about it for you, Italy’s Supreme Court just made a decision that’s huge for trans rights, Riley Curry is doing the nae nae in here. Just saying.
Meet the first lesbian couple to marry in Puerto Rico, rewatch Caitlyn Jenner’s ESPYs speech, pet a sea bunny, celebrate Ramadan with your chosen family, check out what the Ali Forney center did with that donation from Bea Arthur, and then get a f*cking job because the EEOC wants to protect you from your potential employer’s bullsh*t while you do.
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.”
Taylor Swift and the rest of the world are in love with the USWNT, Megan Rapinoe is too gay to function, the all-lady Ghostbusters cast is suited up and ready for action, the Lumberjanes crew just won two Eisner Awards, and Seattle’s City Hall underwent a huge cat-like transformation this weekend. All this and more good gay stuff going on around the world – RIGHT HERE RIGHT NOW!
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!
“When I woke up Saturday I was going to get a lot of stuff done and I was just pretty focused on that and by mid Sunday afternoon I had cried for about 12 of my weekend waking hours.”