Among other important items of note, Jill and Doc became the first same-sex couple to be married in Montana!
Oh, also, a baby reindeer.
Sesame Street, Margaret Cho, trans women in Bangladesh, a playlist, wishes, blue things, anime, Vikki Reich, Elaine Atwell, Thanksgiving dinner thoughts sprinkled with privilege, Arabelle Sicardi, geek girl culture, superiority by way of motherhood, Mean Girls, organ donors, dogs in cars and so very much more!
It’s been a hard week, and I know we’re all tired of talking about the election, so here’s a bunch of warm and fuzzy news about LGBTQ folks around the world to make it all better.
When we discuss this man’s history here in Japan, it becomes difficult to overstate what a truly disgusting individual Julien Blanc is.
It’s the start of a new week, so rise and shine and head on in here for some good gay news!
Jennifer Laude, a trans Filipina, was murdered in a hate crime, but this time it looks like justice might actually be found.
Are you married yet? Either way, I bet I’ve got a thing or two in this here roundup of good gay news to cheer you right up.
A straight Mormon dude trolls for gay rights, the UN and some members of Congress restore my faith in our current society, and a really f*cking adorable dog that helps you find lost shit at the airport. ALL THAT AND MORE INSIDE!
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.
Religious folks are coming around to queers and Janelle Monae just moved to Sesame Street after Betsey Johnson’s gay marriage fashion show.
Why everyone should read Harry Potter, the science of beer, race and the wealth gap, Serena Williams, Mississippi, a cute snail picture, the Tindr lawsuit, and radical, represented, revolutionary and rebooted women in film.
“Despite the bleak prospects for queer rights in India, the support that we received last Sunday from the spectators at the NYC India Day Parade touched a chord in our hearts.”
The law, which allows trans folks to legally change their gender without any medical or surgical requirements, is the first of its kind in Europe and could hopefully set new precedents in the region.
Nabbed in an early morning hotel raid, the pair face prosecution under state syariah laws criminalising lesbian sex.
#TransStonewall, a closed door conference attended by 50 trans activists and community members, hopefully signals a positive future for Britain’s largest LGB charity and its relationship with the trans community.
Students at Mount Holyoke speak up for trans inclusion, GaymerX becomes GX3 to make an important point, gay marriage moves forward in Florida, and Natasha Lyonne and Mary Lambert give us a lot of media worth waiting for. Oh, and an elephant dances with a ribbon.
Let’s read some good gay news before breakfast!
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.