This week, your good gay news comes with a heaping side of dogs in wigs and a round of interviews and video series, on the house.
Susan Summer, the director of constitutional litigation at Lambda Legal, put it simply: “SSA should not be telling widowed lesbians and gay men already grieving the loss of a spouse—‘you live in the wrong state so you don’t get Social Security spousal benefits.'”
It’s the start of a new week, so rise and shine and head on in here for some good gay news!
Half the nation now lets same-sex couples marry, thanks to some Supreme Court shenanigans.
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.
This morning the Supreme Court officially declined to rule on five pending same-sex marriage cases from Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin. This means marriages can start immediately in those states, but national progress is stalled.
Two proposals, a super-gay Texan Homecoming Queen, and some playful red pandas 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.
After a lot of uncertainty, the Supreme Court has decided to consider hearing same-sex marriage cases from five states — and it may mean big news for the constitutionality of state marriage bans.
It’s time for us to rejoice and then rejoice some more over a big ol’ batch of queer cheer, because it’s Sunday Funday!
It’s two steps forward, one step back as judges find rule both for and against same-sex marriage bans.
It is more than marriage. It is about the great work we are doing on everything else, because we want to win all the battles. We need all the things!
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.
The new executive director of Garden State Equality, Andy Bowen, and I chat about the influence of queer radicalism on LGBT progressive organizations and movements.
Let’s read some good gay news before breakfast!
Y’all, if Florida can do it…
Was there ever a week where we needed good gay news more than this week? Probably not.
Now that I’ve set the tone for our good gay news today, let’s dive right in to all this weekend has to offer queer people that is vaguely positive or fuzzy!
I have a historic amount of good gay news for you today, and you won’t wanna miss a thing.