A trans woman wins her lawsuit against her former discriminatory employer, a Wiccan priestess leads the Iowa legislature in prayer, law enforcement has killed at least 5,600 people since 2000 and more news stories!
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!
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!
“We need to be included, not persecuted, not targeted, not incarcerated, not discriminated. Release [trans women] from detention TODAY!”
Mercury is in retrograde right now, so I’m betting you could use a whole lot of affirming news that doesn’t disorient you, make you lose your wallet, or tempt you to completely change your life. Here it is!
“Last night President Obama addressed the nation on a number of pressing issues ranging from Instagram to middle-class economics to the fact that climate change exists.”
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!
It’s On Us could potentially fill the gap between activists and their administrations, creating cultural demand for the work they’ve been pioneering for years.
Ferguson protestors were able to meet with U.S. Attorney Callahan to voice demands.
A call to action against racial bias in law enforcement, MSCL turned 20, “Where’s Waldo” but with bisexuals (basically), hope for India’s LGBT community, pizza cats, small brief yoga, and a wombat joke.
Deal with it.
Today the White House will announce that an executive order for LGBT workplace protections from federal contractors is finally coming.
The White House has released a 60-second public service announcement calling for an end to sexual assault featuring such household names and faces as Daniel Craig, Dulé Hill, Benicio del Toro, Seth Meyers, Steve Carell, and both the President and Vice President themselves. It’s a truly big deal.
From Russia to Pennsylvania, we’re all just trying to spoon.
Couldn’t you think of a better way to spend the last day of 2013, Justice Sotomayor? Maybe clean out your freezer? Flip your mattress? Rotate your tires?
Should you get Obamacare or insurance through your employer? Are you eligible for Medicaid? What does the ACA mean for trans* people? Find out all this and more!
Oftentimes it’s a challenge for bisexuals to simply have their identities perceived as valid, and our government’s acknowledgement that we are a real community with unique challenges is a huge step towards eradicating that misconception.
A country with weed is a country full of friends indeed.
On what Obama said (and didn’t say) this morning when he surprised everybody with a speech expanding on his thoughts about the Trayvon Martin ruling.