This wasn’t just an attack on a Facebook invite. For many, this was an attack similar to those they experience in the real world navigating as Black Lesbians and in a space they felt safe in. So what exactly happened?
The way the media reported on the deadly Waco shootout, a trans woman was stabbed in Philly, there’s new restrictions on military style equipment for the local police and more news stories!
Oregon banned conversion therapy, your sexual appetite is different from your partners and that’s cool, queering motherhood with lactation!, Jasika Nicole and Brittani Nichols being awesome, documents, diversity, sex workers, snorkeling, smoking, dreams, woodchucks and more!
Governor Cuomo issues emergency measures for nail salons, the Obama administration clarifies what birth control is covered under the Affordable Care Act, a trans woman is suing Barnes & Noble and more news stories!
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!
Female hysteria, black women as the default, the power of the black sorority, skeletons with jewels in their eye sockets, the Oregon Trail Generation, an introvert’s guide to having to say hello, don’t speed in Finland, and so much more!
Rihanna speaks out against Indiana’s anti-gay bill, a revenge porn website operator is off to jail, a lesbian couple is suing a Georgia sperm bank and more news!
Gov. Mike Pence can’t give us a straight answer, good news for Ferguson protestors, Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit and more news for you!
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Indiana’s decision to “protect” religions from having to deal with gay people has not gone over well with the NCAA, GenCon, a bunch of tech CEOs or the Indianapolis mayor — but the Governor insists this law is totally fine and awesome and not legalized discrimination at all!
A look at Ted Cruz’s horrible policy proposals, a bunch of college dudebros get punished for their misogynistic actions, Los Tigres del Norte win an award for singing about lesbian love, conservative lawmakers propose more dangerous legislation and more news stories.
A boycott of Dolce&Gabbana, lesbian divorce in Alabama, a lesbian rabbi, anti-gay marriage laws and more!
A new study from Stanford researchers shows that 30% of medical students are not open about their sexual orientation and/or gender identity, mostly due to fear of discrimination.
Gay districts are safer, more open and more profitable than ever before, but for whom?
“I haven’t felt safe in my own skin since [the attack],” said Chris. “I don’t know that I ever will again.”
Alabama’s Chief Justice, Roy Moore, has told probate court judges to ignore the federal ruling that has legalized gay marriage in the state, leaving only a few counties issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Mike Huckabee says he tolerates your gayness like he tolerates your love of cheap Cabernet. But the weddings and bacon-wrapped shrimp are a bridge too far.
Modern Farmer please don’t leave us, Viola Davis and the cast of OITNB winning at the SAG awards, Angela Chase, gay adoption and parenting, Evan Rachel Wood Bisexual in an upcoming cabaret, what’s in your makeup, zodia snacks, and so so very much more!
Tina Belcher, Hero Cat, a t-shirt you’ll probably like, rape culture at its finest, Ava DuVernay’s snub, indigenous women of Canada, Janet Mock interview, CeCe McDonald interview, is self-care ruining your relationships?, a super fucking logical thing re: kids and nutrition, Stevie Nicks, your hat, and so much more!
Meanwhile, Dej Loaf’s decked out in all white everything like Lydia advised, a baby rhino is being fed somewhere right now with this big bottle, Australia’s making schools safer for queermos, Taiwan recognizes trans folks, and a tennis star married her girlfriend (finally). Also, dog on a rumba.