In a major victory for transgender youth, California passes law giving trans* students equal protection, opportunities and access in public schools.
CARA’S TEAM PICK: For everyone who was once young and queer and confused and is going to be in LA this weekend.
“There is no Parenting Trans Kids 101 textbook. All there is is showing up to class.”
Queer kids take the spotlight.
Are you watching the Oscars? I don’t even know what they are. But this week a dolphin saved a dog from drowning???
Out actress Jill Bennett’s op-ed piece challenges Hollywood to make a mainstream lesbian film without the “sleeping with a man” stereotype, Glee taking on Britney Spears with Brittany herself, Lindsay Lohan’s prison sentence inspires disgusting rape speculation, Tammy Lynn Michaels’ new blog post, and Jewel does karaoke to her own songs in disguise.
The final word in angry gay movie reviews is here… Julie Goldman & Brandy Howard (of “Julie and Brandy in Your Box Office”) give THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT a very serious, non-frivolous TWO FISTS!! Once we get around the pink elephant cock in the room, we’ve got a serious redefining of the female protagonist archetype going on.
Jezebel investigates Salon’s claim that lesbians and “queer radicals” might not like “The Kids are All Right” and that the movie “isn’t made for us.” But despite the dude-on-lady love hinted at in the trailer, all the queer radicals we know really loved it! (We’re talking about Julie Goldman, basically)
Full trailer for Julianne Moore gay family drama “The Kids Are Alright” is out, as is Sex & the City 2 (gay wedding!) Lady Gaga has your back on gay t-shirts, Portia de Rossi is writing a book about EDs and gayness, Corin Tucker ‘s new album, 90210’s lesbian dish, and Glambert will be on American Idol next week.