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.
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.”