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.
Jodie Foster spoke out against Trump at a pre-Oscars rally, Moonlight dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, Ellen gave away her biggest gift(s) ever, Slovenia legalized same-sex marriage, and two gays finally touched lips on the Disney Channel.
Here’s the latest updates in the struggle against HB2, an analysis of what a Trump administration means for Trans rights, and advice on what the rest of the country needs to learn from the fight in North Carolina.
Breitbart’s anti-trans messaging was shaped by Milo Yiannopoulos. The Religious Right’s was shaped by the Family Research Council, home of Josh Duggar. Trump’s position on trans rights gives them and men like them leeway to behave like the predators they falsely accuse trans women of being.
We’re not even two months into the year and four trans women of color have been murdered, three of them Black, and the last two have been not even twenty five years old.
While any and all support for the trans community is necessary and welcome, the ACLU is missing the mark with this hashtag. The big swing and miss for me is the fact that SB6 is an anti-trans bill that specifically aims to single out trans feminine individuals, regardless of sexual orientation.
As homophobic Christians dominate more of the national discourse, and as Religious Freedom acts of various permutations strip rights from queer and trans people across the U.S., reclaiming the Gospel has begun to feel urgent.
Yes I would prefer a duck or a cannibal, thank you
Hundreds took to the streets of south-east London to support migrants at this weekend’s Peckham Pride.
More wins for gay weddings in court, KissCams love queer people, Sara Ramirez is not here for your biphobia, this new Golden Girls cafe your gonna love, and an 87-year-old feminist trolls Trump from her grave.
COMEDY IS SELF-CARE
From the Attorney General’s decision to stop appealing an anti-trans court ruling to the upcoming Supreme Court hearing of trans teen Gavin Grimm, issues of trans people’s safety and basic rights are already in question under Trump, and it will take a lot of work on all of our parts to oppose the administration’s agenda.
Raquel and Ali traveled to DC for Watch Us Run to get some actionable advice on running for office and resisting Trump.
Andy Puzder is an ethical nightmare! If you or someone you know lives in Tennessee, Wyoming, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Louisiana, Indiana, Utah, Kansas or Alaska, you or that person can make a real difference in his confirmation.
A roundtable with disabled advocates, leaders, and protesters on how they came to activism, building an inclusive movement, and resources you should know about.
LGBT rights legislation has been introduced in Georgia, Jazz Jennings is a literal doll, Peru just got taken by storm by a bunch of gay people making out, everyone hates Republicans including Republicans, gay AFL players, and more good gay news!
Trump and the Republican Party have been gobsmacked by activism since the inauguration; the last thing they want is to have to go up against LGBTQ people who boast one of the most organized, well-funded, successful, and popular activist movements in modern history.
Kate Brown is leading Oregon’s resistance, this grandma made her bisexual granddaughter a rainbow sweater, and more gay dance parties surround Mike Pence and Donald Trump!
“In the Trump era there’s no room for benchwarmers. Seven out of nine of our representatives are white men in a supposedly progressive state. I think we can find room for a feisty feminist.”
Neil Gorsuch has the potential to preside over crucial LGBT-related cases in the next few years, and he’s considered farther to the right than Scalia was.