Arkansas and Indiana legislatures both passed revised versions of their “religious freedom” bills this afternoon. They’re still terrible.
“When a conservative pundit tells the media, “I don’t know why people are so upset. This law has been on 19 state books for years,” he is assuming his viewers/readers/listeners are all idiots who can’t do their own research on the matter. So let’s prove that guy wrong.”
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.
In the latest development of the legislative rollercoaster that is the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Governor Mike Pence has pledged to “fix this and move forward,” while also reiterating that there’s nothing about the law that needs fixing.
It’s not as weird or gross as it sounds, ok? Emily Books needs your money and support, the real lesson of the Ellen Pao verdict, let’s examine Sofia Coppola’s aesthetic, black female protagonists and their literary life lessons, an adventurer!, snapshots of women being dangerous, and so much more!
Fun Home hits Broadway, gifts from a crow to a babe, Aisha Moodie-Mills being a total boss bitch, two lesbian Presbyterian Reverends, the GOP’s gay agenda, and Serena Williams’ remake of 7/11, all right here for to light up your life.
Just so much unresolved brain-work to do re: Monica Lewinsky, losing your child at a museum, a trans character on The Bold and the Beautiful, Legos hurt your feet so damn bad, why can’t Link be a girl, why are we so cool with peanut allergies, why are you so awesome?? And so much more!
Ex-gay therapy bans are advancing, gay marriage bans are falling to the wayside, some corgis are racing and melting my heart, and also 69 percent of Americans think people should stop being so awful to us!
Birth justice, the passing of Marcia Diehl, a comprehensive LGBTQ bill of rights, the violence against Martese Johnson, St. Patrick’s Day parades and more!
A boycott of Dolce&Gabbana, lesbian divorce in Alabama, a lesbian rabbi, anti-gay marriage laws and more!
“Whatever our beliefs, whatever our traditions, we must seek to be instruments of peace, and bringing light where there is darkness, and sowing love where there is hatred.”
Doctor Who as Lego, KStew as yr gf, science about making a baby with two other people, cats in boxes, sex and menstruation (!!!), reheat your pizza like a fucking pro please, and so much more!
Meet Disney’s first-ever Latina princess, watch red pandas play in the snow, and fill up on a bunch of queer reasons to celebrate this Super Bowl Sunday!
If we don’t abundantly love each other, we can’t have an abundant relationship with God. I must embrace an interpretation of my faith that requires unconditional love for queer people because any less would be to deny my own humanity and that of my community.
Tina Belcher, Hero Cat, a t-shirt you’ll probably like, rape culture at its finest, Ava DuVernay’s snub, indigenous women of Canada, Janet Mock interview, CeCe McDonald interview, is self-care ruining your relationships?, a super fucking logical thing re: kids and nutrition, Stevie Nicks, your hat, and so much more!
Taylor Swift, a baby shark, Margaret Cho, yoga, Golden Globe stuff, the kids, feminism in various forms of existence, date ideas for people with disabilities, words for drunk, solidarity and so much more! Did I mention the shark? IT’S A BABY.
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.
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.
I’m sorry we didn’t hang out on Monkey Day!
Sesame Street, Margaret Cho, trans women in Bangladesh, a playlist, wishes, blue things, anime, Vikki Reich, Elaine Atwell, Thanksgiving dinner thoughts sprinkled with privilege, Arabelle Sicardi, geek girl culture, superiority by way of motherhood, Mean Girls, organ donors, dogs in cars and so very much more!