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!
Kids in New South Wales won’t see Gayby Baby at school for Wear It Purple Day, Donald Trump kicks Jorge Ramos out of his press conference, women vote in Saudi Arabia, Walmart no longer selling assault weapons, and more.
Feminism is alive and well, my friends. And I’ve got 95 photos from across the planet to prove it.
In poll results published Sunday by YouGov, a full 49% of 18-24 year olds identified as something other than exclusively heterosexual on the Kinsey scale.
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.
Amnesty International’s Board has put together a draft policy on sex work that could lift up and protect some of the most vulnerable and marginalized folks around the world – and feminists and human rights advocates alike could learn a lot from it. The only problem is that they’re too busy speaking over the sex workers and researchers who emphatically support the proposal to really do so.
Lesbian couples in Mississippi are challenging the state’s gay adoption ban, while Mexico found their gay adoption ban to be unconstitutional and Chelsea Manning is threatened with solitary confinement for “absurd” violations and more news.
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!
Six were stabbed, leaving one teen girl dead, at Jerusalem’s Pride parade; an arrest has been made in India Clarke’s murder; a teen lesbian couple was attacked at Six Flags New England and more news stories.
Sports updates you’ll be super interested in because queerness, gender, and feminism; three — count ’em, THREE — videos of cute animals / insects; some updates from the bad ol’ BSA; and VOCAL FRIES WE CAN BELIEVE IN.
Restoring the defaced mural honoring Sandra Bland in Ottawa, an Arizona Republican who wants to protect college students accused of sexual assault, the drive to defund Planned Parenthood, and more.
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.
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!
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!
Also, Amber Heard’s still really proud to be bisexual and there’s an LGBTQ mariachi band in here. Just saying.
An ice cream flavor named after your fav OITNB actress and other mini-updates from the cast, a cat that saved a kid’s life, the gayest landscaping project ever, a small nation with big dreams, Ruby Rose’s best interview eve which happened when she was 16, and oh, right, NICOLE KIDMAN KISSING NAOMI WATTS because you deserve it.
“While 13.5 million viewers tune into the Women’s World Cup for the next few weeks, watching as the global elite female soccer players battle it out for the title of “Best in the World,”the New Generation Queens practice. On a field of dry brown grass in Zanzibar, a remote island off the coast of Tanzania, they are solemn, focused, and fearless.”
A third-grade teacher who has to resign after reading a book to his class that was deemed too gay, Kenlissia Jones’ murder charges for taking abortion medication are dropped, a woman will be on the face of the $10 bill, and more.
Tiny victories in Mexico and the US, what a pudu fawn looks like, the best gay wedding ever in the most amazing spot, a survey that shows America’s got your back, a one-eyed cat bathing itself, pit bulls with pets dot com, and a whole lot of happy ladies playing soccer.