If only they knew, back then, what “butch” and “queer” might mean today…
One woman had her jaw broken and seven teeth knocked out, another a dislocated shoulder and bruised kidney, two left with black eyes — and, the victims of this homophobic attack tell the press, police have been handling the case “completely wrong.”
The Trump administration’s battle against environmental regulations and denial of climate change are terrifying, but the US isn’t the only nation that needs to do better by the planet, and fast. A scientist tells us what needs to be done, and where we can start.
From A to Z (ok, technically to W), organizing terms you may know and some you should know! Get in here and learn what positionality, patch throughs, Twitter storms, U-1 consensus, and grasstops engagement are all about!
On Earth Day, we marched for Science. We marched for space exploration and cures for disease, for electricity and for the planet, and for everything that science has a hand in which is, well, everything.
Reed, who grew up in Carol City and graduated from American Senior High School, was just 28 years old. She is the sixth trans woman of color under the age of thirty murdered this year, and the eighth Black trans woman murdered this year.
Even one cauldron full of blood is one cauldron we didn’t have before!
Thousands of people across the nation showed up to say that we, the people, want to see Donald’s tax returns.
Queer Chef Angela Dimayuga shuts down IvankaTrump.com, Beverly Cleary turns 101 and Ramona is forever 8, the first protest in SPAAAACE, gay marriage is good for ya, Virginia tells bigots to calm down, and more good news!
How to organize a meeting that won’t result in headaches, boredom, or existential dread.
Moral of the story: don’t be a dick to pregnant people. Obviously. You shouldn’t need a morality tale to tell you this.
The government needs to know that we support increasing abortion rights, not suppressing them, and that it is absolutely unacceptable to force uterus owners to fund an organisation trying to restrict our bodily autonomy.
An appeals court found that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 backs Kimberley Hivey, who says she was discriminated against at work for being a lesbian. The case may make it to the Supreme Court — and be a game changer when it comes to anti-LGBTQ discrimination in Trump’s America.
“Trans Day of Visibility gives me hope. When I see trans people proudly being themselves in public I have hope. When I see allies retweeting links on how to support trans women I have hope. When I see brilliant selfies of trans people I have hope. When I see trans people celebrating a day that’s about us, I have hope.”
Just some low-key relationship goals for ya.
This is a good first step, Mike Pence not talking to women, but let’s not limit ourselves. Mike Pence shouldn’t talk to anyone, ever.
In news that shocks no one except maybe a couple Log Cabin Republicans, Trump didn’t mean it when he said he’d leave all LGBT nondiscrimination protections in place.
These numbers could make a serious difference for the LGBTQ community and now we’re not gonna get ’em.
Are you considering taking a more active role in your community and in your activism? Here’s some practical tips for anyone thinking about becoming an organizer!
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.