To truly do the work from our standpoint, from a place of strong objectivity, is crucial. So what does that look like? What does using our individual standpoint to make change look like?
The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice has been doing incredible work for 40 years — here’s a little bit about that, and also about the Fueling the Frontlines gala I attended last month, and also about their upcoming benefit featuring Ellen Page, Kiersey Clemons and Olivia Wilde!
The age-old challenge: what to get for your rad, free-thinking, take-no-BS, burn down the cisheteropatriarchy, revolutionary friend or loved one? Capitalism sucks. These gifts don’t!
Eleanor Roosevelt, Frida Kahlo, Naomi “Micky” Jacob, Elsie de Wolfe and Elisabeth Marbury — and their puppers!
“I share all this because I feel like everyone I know is struggling to keep it together lately, to have-it-all or to be-everything-to-everyone or to fight-the-good-fight.”
A new executive order from Trump changes the rules for how someone has to have entered the US to apply for asylum, leaving many immigrants — including LGBT migrants seeking asylum — in dangerous limbo.
Women and LGBTQ people made history Tuesday and Donald Trump will finally face some checks and oversight in Congress.
It’s the day to make your vote count! Spend all day with us and let us know how voting went, what ballot issues and candidates are on your mind, and wait with us for results to come in.
Imagine a 2020 campaign where people of color, LGBT people, young people, single women — voters who have been taken for granted for YEARS — get to be the power brokers.
The 71-year-old has prided herself on being a hard worker coming from a humble background and being a champion for the people. But her lackluster campaign and her not-so perfect record as Dallas County Sheriff has dampened Texans’ enthusiasm for her as a candidate, including this queer Tejana.
Massachusetts is considered a progressive vanguard when it comes to LGBT issues, and a loss there would be devastating. Question 3 was put forth by anti-trans organizers betting on the hope that they had more of a foothold in public discourse now than they did two years ago; No on 3 would prove them right.
Some good news and hope to fill your week: Taiwan’s Pride Parade, new queer movies, Raveena celebrating queer brown love, Janelle Monáe, and queer polyamorous foster families!
In Jewish philosophy, the “Tree of Life” is emblematic of the wisdom of the Torah: “its ways are ways of pleasantness, and all its paths are peace.”
Which LGBTQ candidates have the best shot at making history in 2018 and, in doing so, help return Nancy Pelosi to the Speakership (however temporarily)?
Regardless of whether you ultimately see the use of militant force as an admirable tactic, the truth is that any progress the queer community has made is at least in part to all those queers who refused to play by the rules, the queers who behaved badly, the queers who believed that unjust laws must be broken as a method of survival.
It’s a scary time to be a minority in this country, but the 2018 Midterms offer a little bit of light in the darkness. According to the Victory Fund, this is the first election in the history of the U.S. where LGBTQ people are running for office in all 50 states. They join the record number of women running for office.
The first time I googled “bisexual history,” one of the top hits was an article called “Are you worried your partner might have a bisexual history?”
The weekend Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court, I visited the Lesbian Herstory Archives and spent the day with coordinators Maxine and Saskia to learn about our past and draw strength in the present.
Here’s why Jair Bolsonaro is so dangerous to LGBTQ Brazilians, what’s been happening with the Brazilian presidential race the past few months and how Bolsonaro’s potential win could affect not just Brazil but the entire world.
This morning, the New York Times broke the story that the Department of Health and Human Services under the Trump administration is “[considering] defining transgender out of existence.”