LGBT rights stamps from the UN, gay marriage in Mexico, the beginning of the end of ex-gay therapy in New York, a badass trans Girl Scout who sold a fuckton of cookies, and a baby goat. A BABY GOAT!
“Neither of us were comfy with the public spectacle of the thing, especially G. She didn’t like the thought of publicizing our private relationship. We also felt a bit blah about marriage itself, which can feel like an outdated institution. And there were practical worries, too — like how would we plan a big event, with so much on our plates?”
Ellen gave a hilarious and deeply moving speech because she’s a humanitarian, Desmond Tutu’s lesbian daughter just tied the knot, Salt Lake City’s lesbian mayor is totally official now, and more good gay news from around the world!
Roy Moore wants judges to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Obama gives executive orders on gun control, the officer who arrested Sandra Bland is indicted, and more.
Gay marriage updates from Estonia, Utah, and obviously Las Vegas; a strong start for an LGBT rights petition in Michigan, a deeply moving video, the last of the 2015 lists, the Cat Oscars, and more!
It was a great year for gay marriage, especially if you were invited to one of these fabulous, totally sweet lesbian weddings.
What the battle over ‘religious freedom’ looks like in magistrate offices and universities; Rahm Emanuel backpedals on police violence in Chicago; the Supreme Court hears arguments on affirmative action and more.
Shaking up the gay rights v. “religious freedom” fight in Ireland, a bird that’s super cool, sweet justice in Texas, the coming of LGBT Equality Day, and a bunch of businesses standing up for the gays in Indiana.
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.
You can be poly and married and want to date, but no one will know what your deal is until you tell them, so tell them up front.
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.”