“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.
Canadian Inuit have responded to DeGeneres’s recent Humane Society donation with sealfies — like selfies, but with seal furs and meat — to bring positive attention to seal hunting.
A ruling in Lebanon shows that progress for LGB and trans* communities can occur simultaneously instead of hierarchically.
Did you know that this week is the week where I ate multiple meals via finger foods? Here’s the stories we missed while I was opening another box of crackers.
Google hates Bustle but loves Janet Mock (and every woman, I think), the Dalai Lama thinks gay marriage is pretty alright, and yet another androgynous model is taking our hearts by storm.
Equaldex is giving LGBT folks around the world the ability to define and explain their own movements for the rest of us. And it’s helping us all to learn from one another in our parallel movements for equality.
This week, I learned that Kanye had written a proverb when he instructed folks to “shut the fuck up ‘fore I embarrass you.”
Who ya gonna call, besides the kittens that is.
Loretta Saunders, Inuk woman writing on missing and murdered Indigenous women of Canada, found dead in New Brunswick.
President Museveni of Uganda signs into law a bill that sentences LGBTQ people convicted of sodomy, gay marriage, or promotion of homosexual activities to life imprisonment.
It took a village to ruin Russia’s stance on gay people, and it’ll take one to save feminism.
Gay rights now, belly rubs later.
Feminist stock photography, the sexiest women’s history month in, well, history, and gay marriages heard ’round the world. But don’t ask Russia. They don’t recall that all of it ever happened.
Billie Jean King, Barack Obama, and Googoosh are standing on the side of gay love and the Olympics.
Because it wouldn’t be Valentine’s Day without zombie lesbian kisses.
In Nicaragua, homosexuality is decriminalized, but queer people have few legal protections. This project provides a new avenue for people to understand the experiences of Nicaraguan lesbians.
Pussy Riot, sixty animals of varying species, and all the gay couples in the United States of America walk into the Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony.