As I pack my succulent plant and a pair of slippers for my office in preparation for the hellish time of the week that is Monday, I’m gonna need some positive energy. So let’s do this thing!
The UK Home Office has a questionable track record when it comes to LGB asylum seekers, and for bisexual asylum seekers, narratives of “proving” sexuality or being “gay enough” can be deadly.
Would you like some good gay news or quixotic queer updates on this fine morning? PERFECT, ’cause I have a bunch of ‘em for you right here!
An adorable proposal, Laverne Cox talking media, and a trans Republican who just won her primary. It’s all in here!
The best part? It’s all on video.
My cat loves Autostraddle, an OITNB writer realizes she’s gay while working on the show, global governments are changing, the kidnapped Nigerian school girls may be found, and activists are as fierce as ever in fighting injustice.
It’s time for another week of activism and adorableness!
Michael Sam got drafted, a bunch of celebrities really love you, gay marriage is sweeping the south and the British artistocracy. All in all, it’s a pretty gay day.
Thank G-d Conchita Wurst is the champion of Eurovision, because if The Common Linnets had won we’d have had to take away the pride flags.
Three important media campaigns, two exciting films, one heartbreaking report on the status of female prisoners, and much more.
We’re getting ready for a really gay mother’s day with a tiny-ass deer. Don’t miss it!
“A closer look at the Indian Supreme Court ruling demonstrates that it has probably more to do with the economic and social injustices meted out to trans-identified people over centuries – many of them forced out of schools and compelled to beg and/or engage in sex work for a living – than with a legal recognition of their gender per se.”
WELCOME TO THE FAMILY, YOU LEAFY BASTARD!
We need more queer people in hip-hop and fewer queer people in prison.
Happy 4/20! Happy Easter! Happy Pesach! Happy Sunday Funday! Now put down those Peeps and/or matzoh and dig in to some good gay news.
Queer women work in politics around the world. Here are 10 who were the first out women to hold their particular seat, and just a few of the cool things they’ve done since then.
“There are a lot of things you’re not supposed to be able to do when you’re gay: get married, have children, be the head of a national government, etc. But stereotypes exist to be broken, at least when you’re former Icelandic Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir.”
Equality around the world — from Argentina to Ohio.
People all over the world are mobilizing to end street harassment, fight for sustainable food, address discrimination, and secure better representation in media.
Pictures of butches and a puppy for the fundayest Sunday.