If all goes according to his plan (and it very well may not) this will be a year of leaps and bounds for many of the Americans who felt left behind in 2013. Women, people of color and those living in poverty could all benefit from Obama’s plans to use executive orders rather than waiting on a gridlocked Congress to pass anything to his desk.
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!
As the countdown to the Affordable Care Act continues, 1/3 of LGBT Americans are uninsured! This campaign wants to change that.
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.
Russia just passed draconian anti-gay legislation. They’re also about to host the biggest international event in history. We look at the history of international responses to controversial Olympic hosts and ask — what now?
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.
Everything was going great until Russell Brand showed up.
The Supreme Court struck down a key component of the Voting Rights Act, specifically the portion which requires states to get federal permission before they can make changes to their voting laws. This is a huge deal for voters’ rights.
The SCOTUS keeps us waiting, the man keeps us down, and nobody knows what the fuck is going on with Barack Obama these days.
Sane people want the new immigration bill to help binational gay couples. People in power insist that will ruin everything for everyone else. What’s a politically savvy queer to do?
Grimes skips brunch, Wanda Sykes skips Dinah, and Obama shows up for Planned Parenthood.
The Justice Department’s amicus brief joins other ones opposed to Prop 8, including one from 75 pro-equality Republicans. This leaves a lot of questions: namely, what took them so long?
Obama outdoes himself, Jon Huntsman records in writing his support for same-sex marriage, and then an animal adopts another animal. This is real life.
Didn’t watch the State of the Union? That’s okay, we did.
A Canadian’s take on how backwards the struggle to get immigration reform for same-sex couples has turned out to be.
“When the media fails to recognize the role trans* people have played in LGBT history, it fails to recognize and advance that equality.”
Should Chuck Hagel be Defense Secretary? Who cares! Go stick your nose back in that book if you ever want to be happy, little miss.
Funny chicks, marriage in Maine, and a Republican convert!
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, America is finally ready to talk about gun control. But will things really change, and if so, what must we do to make it happen?