Today the Affordable Care Act (ACA) turns seven — and lawmakers are expected to vote on whether or not to dismantle it today. Here are some photos from Los Angeles today to amp you up while you make your calls.
Nearly 100 years after its first introduction to Congress, The Human Campaign plans to get the Equal Rights Amendment ratified once and for all.
The Morrigan has always seemed wildly queer to me. The sort of army boot-wearing femme-butch blend who uses the word “dyke” like a clenched fist aimed at the patriarchy.
Seven years of cuts have left the NHS on its knees, and we’re all suffering.
Rural states standing up for LGBT rights, a Hawaiian tourism campaign aimed at gays, Lifestyles of the Queer and Famous, Buffy bootcamp, and more!
Yesterday was a national day of action to protect, support, and amplify our black trans family and their voices. As you know, this intersection is at the highest risk for violence and hate from both our communities and the state.
We don’t want context, history, expertise; we want a Hunger Games-style bloodbath we can understand and react to in a single tweet. Sad! Bad! Mad! We proved it again last night.
Once the bill receives final chamber approval, SB6 will move forward to the House, which is dominated by Republicans but whose members are not as eager to take it up.
We’re allowing vulnerable refugees and migrants to come to harm, and it’s up to us to hold the government accountable.
Darlene Connor comes out of the glass closet, Taiwainese brides tie the knot, Florida Republicans support LGBT non-discrimination law, Boston OutVets will march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, and Gabby Rivera continues to be the best writer and best person ever.
“We support a strike that calls for recognition of women’s value and the necessity of the many forms of their labor; we also support all those who are already struggling economically and otherwise, who are deeply impacted by the administration and the systems we’re protesting, and who because of that can’t afford to risk financial instability or job loss for themselves and their families.”
Today, the Supreme Court announced it would be vacating the lower court’s ruling, meaning it decided not to hear Gavin Grimm’s case after all and to instead send it back to the lower court. The immediate effects of this decision are that almost everyone is left with questions.
“In the midst of all this grief and uncertainty, we must rise up and practice pride every day.”
Undocumented student Daniela Vargas bravely spoke out at a news conference advocating for immigrants and was shortly detained by ICE. She’s now facing immediate deportation without a hearing. She’s lived in the U.S. since she was 7 years old.
51-year-old Lisa Dawn Fuillerat and 39-year-old Samara Routenberg were murdered last Friday by Lisa’s estranged husband, who “just couldn’t handle seeing the mother of his two children in a relationship with another woman after 28 years of marriage.” At the time of the murder, he was still on probation for attacking Samara in 2015.
Fighting the Christofascist uprising on our doorstep will take getting out of our complacency and belief that people can’t possibly be as bad as they seem.
ABC has dedicated eight primetime hours to a sweeping miniseries charting LGBT history from the ’70s ’til a few years ago and it’s pretty great except for the bad wigs.
Talking to organizers Didi Feuer and Dana Kline on party as protest and how crucial accessibility is in activist work.
This mind map exercise will help activists create achievable goals to avoid burnout.
Summaries of the historical events chronicled in “When We Rise” and background on some of the incredible women portrayed in this historical miniseries, debuting tomorrow on ABC.