“It was like we were living in this alternate reality, where the north was celebrating and down here in the south we were wondering what the fuck was going on,” said Hali Felt.
Sandra Bland was found dead in police custody Monday morning, two women who won the right to both be listed as their child’s parents on the birth certificate, explaining the Iran deal via legos, the Obama administration’s new pilot program to increase internet access for low-income households, a study explaining how much wealth we lose out on if we’re not white guys, Obama speaks at the NAACP’s National Convention, and more!
WHY ARE YOU BEING SO MEAN TO ME?!?!?!!?!
The first-ever summit for Native American youth at the White House, an affirmative consent law in New York, Baltimore’s police commissioner is fired, and more news!
The gentleman on the losing side of the gay marriage decision didn’t go quietly. Here’s some of the worst of their grumbling.
“It is so ordered.”
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
Nearly 62 percent of Irish voters cast their ballot in favor of marriage equality!
Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
Ireland could be the first country in the world to have voted, as a population, for marriage equality. Though she be small, she is mighty.
A fish you’ll wish you could snuggle, gay taxis and gay streetlights, Hillary Clinton’s heartfelt letter to the couple from her heartwarming campaign announcement, a prominent voice in Irish media comes out and doesn’t give a f*ck about her damn reputation, Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson tie the knot, the Church of Scotland opens doors for queers, and Harriet Tubman might be the new face of the $20 bill. How’s them apples?
A little over halfway through, an unexpected twist sends the expected story careening off the rails. I don’t want to spoil it for you, so I’ll just tell you this: I wish I brought tissues.
It has arrived! The day is here! The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments about marriage equality this morning.
Two of the biggest LGBT legal issues on everyone’s mind right now are the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on marriage equality and Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. How are the two going to impact each other?
Bill O’Reilly’s dumb thoughts, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, some really alarming high school educators, violence against a trans woman in Brazil, an anti-abortion lawsuit in Virginia, and more!
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!
Obama’s big statement on conversion therapy, Walter Scott’s murder, anti-abortion law in Kansas, discrimination against non-bisexual people alleged at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and more!
Hannah Hart and other YouTube stars you love hand down some advice to their younger selves, a weasel hitches a ride on a woodpecker’s back, Planet Fitness makes us proud, Amy Poehler lays down some sick rhymes, the SCOTUS gets peer pressured for good, and, oh right! Your first peek at the Supergirl TV show costume.
Alabama’s Supreme Court has ordered probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples immediately.
U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon called the ban an “unabashedly gender-specific infringement of the equal rights of its citizens.”