The second Democratic debate featured two fewer debaters, a moment of silence for Paris, and a lot of tweets.
Kroger will cover gender affirming surgeries for trans employees, mainstream media and informal polls don’t agree on who won the Democratic debate, the New York Attorney General launched an investigation on the dude who jacked up the price of an AIDS drug and more news.
Did anybody distinguish themselves as national leadership material in last night’s Democratic debate, or did it inspire feelings of deep ambivalence and resignation in the political process?
Hillary has retracted her support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, California has banned gay and trans panic defenses in court, a new poll about attitudes towards immigration, and more!
Educational publisher McGraw-Hill admits to making a mistake in their textbook about slavery, Hope Solo will face domestic violence charges again, a new study finds more LGB people are insured with the Affordable Care Act and more news stories.
Mike Huckabee is running on a Kim Davis platform, Baltimore offers a settlement to Freddie Gray’s family, James Blake is tackled by NYPD officers and more.
Violence in Ferguson, several deaths at the hands of police, what’s happening with the lesbian fired from a Catholic elementary school, judges in Ohio dealing with same-sex marriage, and more.
As a follow-up to the time I used “gal pals” sarcastically and taught you all about the queer suffragists, and in honor of Gal Pal Week, this week’s Rebel Girls lesson is going to be about good, old-fashioned friendship.
“When White America responds to an act of terror on the Black community by withholding the kind of support it has consistently shown itself, is that not racism exactly?”
Jennicet Gutiérrez of FAMILIA TQLM ejected from a White House reception for speaking out about LGBT detainees, Mo’ne Davis is drafted by the Harlem Globetrotters, a new report from the ACLU about the wealth gap between black and white Americans, court cases regarding witches, and more!
Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
A fish you’ll wish you could snuggle, gay taxis and gay streetlights, Hillary Clinton’s heartfelt letter to the couple from her heartwarming campaign announcement, a prominent voice in Irish media comes out and doesn’t give a f*ck about her damn reputation, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson tie the knot, the Church of Scotland opens doors for queers, and Harriet Tubman might be the new face of the $20 bill. How’s them apples?
I hear he’s a socialist. That’s cool. But also he’s an old straight white man, like the vast majority of American politicians, so what would his alleged socialism mean for people who aren’t old straight white men?
Gorgeous photos of diverse queer people, black intersectional womanist feminism, Whoopi and Hannah, lady inventor, nail salons in NYC are fucked, what Trina taught you, Hillary, pollen, an inordinate number of greeting card talk, spiders, Whole Foods, bones, crying, witches, ice cream cones three times, Janelle Monae, Mx. and so much more!
Many upsetting Texas bills, Dorian Johnson’s arrest, a chapter of the Satanic Temple in MIssouri exercising its religious freedom, the first-ever LGBTQ Leaders of Color White House Summit, updates on presidential candidates across the board, and more!
Protests continue in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death, the Pope speaks out against gendered pay inequality, Harvard’s poll of young voters, a Republican politician on Grindr, and more!
The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!
“Throughout our coverage of this campaign, no single writer’s work will represent an official Autostraddle stance on her candidacy or policies.”
Although the nation’s highest offices have been sought by many badass women, we have yet to win. It’s enough to make me wish we could go back in time and vote for, well, these chicks.
Hillary Clinton’s there for you, Cape Town just got a gay mosque, and both the GOP and North Carolina will probably feel the sinful wrath of gay marriage at some point soon. Good thing I’ve got an owl and a kitten to get me through it.