These cases could create radical shifts for the experience of incarcerated LGBT people and they raise important questions about what a justice system better equipped to incarcerate LGBT people might mean for our communities.
“We have to show them we want them to live. We need to advocate and fight for justice and for resources and for safety for our youth.”
Getting an apology feels like winning, but did Facebook really say the magic words or just massage the truth in the same way that lousy ex of yours did?
It’s time for us to rejoice and then rejoice some more over a big ol’ batch of queer cheer, because it’s Sunday Funday!
Nabbed in an early morning hotel raid, the pair face prosecution under state syariah laws criminalising lesbian sex.
Although it would’ve seemed unbelievable not too long ago that a straight person would risk being mistaken for LGBTQ while on the job market, apparently some straight MBA students these days are being told by their teachers to attend LGBTQ career fairs.
Alternative answer: not enough. Time to start recruiting! (…Kidding.)
In spite of FIFA’s pledge to defend equality, to many of the countries that host it, the World Cup in and of itself is a symbol of discrimination.
An Alabama appeals court has ruled that the state’s “sexual misconduct” law banning gay sex is unconstitutional under federal law.
42% of Americans believe that gay people are born rather than made.
“Social skills classes are particularly bad places to learn gender and sexuality lessons because they combine direct instruction with the neurotypical authority of telling us how to act. Socialization groups seem safer, but sometimes, gender and sexuality discrimination still subtly invade them. Where do we go from here? I believe the solution is multi-tiered.”
Marissa Alexander needs to be free, Google needs to stop blocking the word ‘bisexual,’ and you need to see this cute pic of Shane.
In Idaho several campaigns have started up to make sure that the few protections LGBTQ people have remain and that more are added. They are currently facing strong opposition, but haven’t given up the fight yet.
This week, I learned that Kanye had written a proverb when he instructed folks to “shut the fuck up ‘fore I embarrass you.”
Who ya gonna call, besides the kittens that is.
President Museveni of Uganda signs into law a bill that sentences LGBTQ people convicted of sodomy, gay marriage, or promotion of homosexual activities to life imprisonment.
It took a village to ruin Russia’s stance on gay people, and it’ll take one to save feminism.
“As this Black History Month winds down, let’s remember that reclaiming histories is not a one-shot deal. Let’s take time to be thankful for these lesbians who kept it queer and kept it real.”
While early reports seemed to indicate that out NFL prospect Michael Sam wouldn’t have the warmest welcome into professional football, recent statements by league executives and a new poll show that that things might be better than we thought.