The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!
Hillary Clinton’s running for President and Chelsea was just voted most likely to be on the cover of Elle by, well, Elle. Also inside: two puppies for marriage equality, an update on the LEGO set that would change everything, ModCloth’s first trans model, a sea otter teaching a tinier sea otter to swim, Barack Obama publicly praising a lesbian activist in Jamaica and more!
Rihanna speaks out against Indiana’s anti-gay bill, a revenge porn website operator is off to jail, a lesbian couple is suing a Georgia sperm bank and more news!
Also, an otter.
A hunger strike at an immigration detention center in Texas, a veritable cornucopia of RFRA news, water in California, Purvi Patel’s sentence in Indiana, a good day for a cat, and more.
“By ignoring the complexities of coming out both those who identify as bisexuals and lesbians with mixed dating histories like Ms. Apata are seen as demonstrating the idea that people can choose their identities with relative ease, and therefore the threat they face is technically self-inflicted.”
Also, Queen Elizabeth thinks you’re wonderful. Yes, you!
Valentines from your favorite teevee stars, a chance to win a free suit and a swanky night out, a first look at Thailand’s trans women models, REALLY GOOD NEWS ABOUT COFFEE, and two chicks making out in front of a homophobic Russian dude! All that and some white cheddar popcorn inside.
The youth work group LGBT Youth North West just received a grant to take over the Joyce Layland LGBT Centre in Manchester and determine the feasibility of opening a school specifically for LGBT students.
Vienna’s staging a massive kiss-in in the name of lesbianism, a Pusheen pillow is coming to a world near you, this dog rides the bus all by herself, and one clerk in Texas won’t back down on gay marriage. All that and more in the rose-tinted world of this week’s Sunday Funday!
A blast from the (lesbian, not-so-far) past, three really helpful and also adorable dogs, Miles learning about love from his two moms, religious people not sucking, a gay priest in Ireland, unconditional love, and Skellie the basic bitch skeleton are here to make things cheery as f*ck.
“But unlike the missing 43 from Ayotzinapa, I was going home. And it’s what I store in my memory each time I read an article or update about the disappeared. I am home. They are not.”
The first batch of good news out of 2015 includes Ari Fitz on ElixHER’s cover, a cricket engaygement, badass queers in Uganda, Amber Rose’s approval, marriage equality spreading around the world in under 80 days, and kittens playing with tiny trucks.
Meanwhile, Dej Loaf’s decked out in all white everything like Lydia advised, a baby rhino is being fed somewhere right now with this big bottle, Australia’s making schools safer for queermos, Taiwan recognizes trans folks, and a tennis star married her girlfriend (finally). Also, dog on a rumba.
This Sunday there’s revolutionary love in Ferguson, a Marcel the Shell serenade session, 14 famous trans women on the cover of Candy, and absolutely no time for men’s questions. Also, JANET MOCK IS ENGAGED!
Same-sex couples are statistically proven to be bonded for life, an otter finds home for the first time, and a bunch of UK queers upgrade their love in this week’s good news roundup.
The holigay season is in full stride, but I’ve got enough happy news to completely rejuvenate you after that killer shopping sesh at the mall.
An adorable lesbian wedding, a squirrel playing a flute, a girl and her cow, and more inside!
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.