“For me, queering Black History Month is about making sure that future generations don’t feel the same pressure to choose between their blackness and their sexuality that I once did. It’s about leaving space to be all of yourself, at once.”
The 36-year-old was fatally shot near Brandon, Florida. She is the second black trans woman murdered this week.
The statistics on acceptance of LGBT people were generally staying the same or improving, until last year — when, as GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis puts it, “the acceptance pendulum abruptly stopped and swung in the opposite direction.”
The work of civil rights history is queer and feminist. It’s also a hard, rough, incomplete project.
How cryptography, human-centered design, and statistics can be used in support of our democracy.
11-year-old Kyra Inglett and 36-year-old Kaladaa Crowell were murdered by the son of Kaladaa’s girlfriend, Robin Denson.
23-year-old Kerrice Lewis of Washington DC was a “free spirit” who was “full of life” and then on December 28th she was the victim of a horrifying murder.
Two men with criminal records, Justin C. Mann and James W. White, have been arrested in the murder of Brandi Mells and Shanta, Shanise and Jeremiah Myers. Other details about the victims and the crime have also been released by police as friends and family struggle to process this devastating event.
Mike Pence got a gay welcome from his neighbors, lesbian couple wins against bakery homophobes, trans military ban goes bye-bye, why we kiss at midnight on NYE, PA and AZ voters are pro-LGBTQ, and some self care tips for the new year. Smooches!
An 11-year old boy, a 5-year old girl, their 36-year-old mother and her 22-year-old girlfriend were found murdered in their basement apartment in what police are calling “not a random act.”
“Sexual justice has to adapt. The alternative is awful.”
Sister Rosetta Tharpe inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Billie Jean King paved the way for openly gay tennis players, lesbian couples getting married in Australia, Alexandra Chandler would be first trans woman in Congress, Rosa Diaz: Bisexual Avenger, and a cute otter!
LGBTIQ+ activists from around the world gathered to discuss the challenges and the solutions from the front lines around the world at OutSummit.
Seals’ family called the 28-year-old Houston native a beautiful and loving person.
How the atmosphere is changing, literally and figuratively, in dangerous ways in Seattle’s historically LGBTQ Capitol Hill neighborhood.
Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians. Happy holidays!
Doug Jones’ victory is a reason to be joyful, and when you combine it with November’s elections, where a record number of POC and trans folks rallied their way into office, it’s even a reason to hope.
Does baking a cake for a gay person amount to being forced by the state to artistically express your personal support for gay weddings? Bizarrely, that’s kind of what the Supreme Court is being asked to decide.
That one dance with a woman, Edna gasped, “made me know I was a homosexual.”
“Marriage is one thing – it’s just the tip of the iceberg of true equality,” says Cake Tin, bringing up trans people, intersex people, Indigenous people, and people of color. “It isn’t over yet.”