Two women’s families are demanding answers after their bodies were found dumped outside a Galveston County convenience store.
“There is really no way for people to know that I disagree with their views or, even moreso, to know that they are talking about me, unless I actually open my mouth and say it.”
The best stories fuck us up and force us to put ourselves back together in a new configuration.
Sounds like a list but this is still a video party with a couple of webseries, some poetry, and a music video with lesbians.
This epic megapost is your glorious opportunity to meet 100 amazing black LGBT women who’ve made their mark over the last 150 years.
You should celebrate Black History Month by reading all of these books right now.
Shamikah Martinez’s first interview as a comedian was with Autostraddle and now she’s back!
You go, Jessica Williams, you go.
My family used to joke that only white people need therapy. Meanwhile, white academics told me that African-Americans merely fabricated ungrounded stigma around psychiatric help. No one ever tells you that the healthcare system is sick.
Watch “Las Marthas” tonight, a documentary exploring the intersections of race and class of a complex tradition held in border town in Texas.
In Nicaragua, homosexuality is decriminalized, but queer people have few legal protections. This project provides a new avenue for people to understand the experiences of Nicaraguan lesbians.
Angela Davis will never be silenced, and her speaking out means that the rest of us are safely carried on the backs of giants when we do so ourselves.
“While the charges against Jewelyes have not yet been formally dropped, this development unquestionably represents a big step in the right direction. Meanwhile, the fact that this situation even occurred in the first place speaks to a much larger issue about the bullying that LGBT youth face in school and elsewhere, which falls particularly hard on trans youth, especially trans women of color.”
After being misgendered and disrespected by Piers Morgan last night, Janet Mock returned to his show hoping to get through to him on how hurtful and offensive he was being.
Piers Morgan proved once again that the media still has a long way to go when it comes to learning to talk to trans women. He also proved that he has a long way to go when it comes to being a mature twitter user.
The truth is that Carmen and Papi are Latina characters who perpetuated sweeping generalizations about Latin@ Folks and ultimately made matters worse.
The new Shakira and Rihanna video got me thinking and I realized something. Rihanna does some gay shit. So I ranked her gayest videos.
“I’ve always been like, ‘Love myself? How the heck am I supposed to do that?’ I believe, now, I’m starting to understand a little bit of what it means.”
While the Senate works out its ridiculous issues, millions of Americans will be waiting for their checks.
Not content with producing a documentary, greeting CeCe McDonald outside of prison and shutting it down on daytime TV, Laverne Cox added signing a book deal to her list of accomplishments in the first half of the first month of 2014.