Lots of good local news from across the United States for queer and trans folks, a legislator who loves her trans kid, a sick burn for Tony Abbott courtesy of his gay sister, the diverse OITNB cast at the SAG Awards, and a dog that looks like a raccoon. Get in here!
India’s cab service by and for queers is up and running, Italy and Indiana took to the streets for LGBT rights this week, Minnesota’s got a gay lady Supreme Court Justice, the world just got its first-ever endowed chair for trans studies, and more good news! Also, animals playing in the snow. There’s a lot of that, too.
Taiwan has a woman president, Tig Notaro’s gonna have twins, trans bride-to-be Precious Davis is saying Yes to the Dress, the weather’s making the squirrels fat, a lesbian reverend in Kansas has a lot of support, and more good news!
Ellen gave a hilarious and deeply moving speech because she’s a humanitarian, Desmond Tutu’s lesbian daughter just tied the knot, Salt Lake City’s lesbian mayor is totally official now, and more good gay news from around the world!
Gay marriage updates from Estonia, Utah, and obviously Las Vegas; a strong start for an LGBT rights petition in Michigan, a deeply moving video, the last of the 2015 lists, the Cat Oscars, and more!
A Black lesbian rabbi, a queer Police Officer of the Year, gay marriage updates from around the world, and more!
A quick peek at Hillary Clinton’s “awesome gay agenda,” another Festivus pole wrapped in gay pride, a few more crushing defeats for the ex-gay movement, a super sweet performance of “Fun Home,” and a screening of “Carol” in one of the least likely places. IT’S ALL IN HERE!
Carmen Carrera and Caster Semenya got married (not to each other), Venezuela elected a trans woman to their National Assembly, GoldieBlox filled up my heart with their new ad, there’s a whole lot of money headed to a whole lot of important causes this week, and across the globe new laws are protecting and honoring LGBT lives. OH, AND PUPPIES!
Shaking up the gay rights v. “religious freedom” fight in Ireland, a bird that’s super cool, sweet justice in Texas, the coming of LGBT Equality Day, and a bunch of businesses standing up for the gays in Indiana.
A bunch of queer parents are now listed on their kids’ birth certificates, LGBT activists are having a moment, MillerCoors is doing good for its queer employees, and a meerkat just rolled off of a rock.
LGBT protection laws are gaining steam in Kentucky and Indiana, some otters are in a hammock right now, Portgual’s inching toward gay adoption, Seoul’s national university just elected a lesbian President, and this tortoise in here is WEARING HER SON AS A HAT.
Ruby Rose and Caitlyn Jenner got some love from the glossies, Ukrainian lawmakers voted for gay rights, Dallas went where Houston didn’t for trans folks, Starbucks wants to be a safe space, Obama wants more LGBT equality, and more good news!
Reforms for Reform Judaism open doors for trans people, Salt Lake City elects some gay people, an introduction to India’s first trans woman cop, a peek at Janet Mock’s fabulous wedding, the winner of a trans beauty pageant, good gay news from around the world, and so so so so much more!
A trans cheerleader with a badass story, a policy shift that will help LGBT refugees, marriage equality in Ireland, big news from Tig Notaro, cuties with kittens, and more!
Governor Cuomo does the right thing, Chile celebrates civil unions, Indiana gets some karmic retribution, and did I mention the parachuting beavers.
A Barbie ad that stirs my heart, new dress code policies in Puerto Rico that keep LGBT kids safe and happy, Staceyann Chin’s tiny but badass feminist daughter, good news for trans Girl Guides, and MORE!
Britney Spears is thinking of the queer children, two trans activists in Ecuador are expecting, Bo Obama just turned 7, a bunch of high schoolers f*cking hate the Westboro Baptist Church, and I put a photo in here of Kate McKinnon dressed as Dana Scully in middle school. AND MORE!
Weddings dresses with a gay twist, the Pope dissing Kim Davis, communicating with beavers but for real and not like a joke about lesbians, Fergus the dog going home again, and more!
A train for stray dogs, lots of good news for the queer kids and parents of the world, a formal victory for Caitlyn Jenner, and more!
I’ve got good news for you, from Nepal to Argentina to Scotland and back!