In this week’s Extra, Extra! we discuss immigration, healthcare, and political interference. Additional links touch on white supremacist violence in Germany, the climate crisis, and censorship around the world.
Aside from launching skilled attacks at her opponents, she was always ready to pivot back to a story about a Nevadan or highlight the specific plight of black and brown people. I think she made her case that if you want a candidate who can go toe-to-toe with an “arrogant billionaire,” she’s ready.
Autostraddle’s political news roundup is a new weekly series where we will watch the world burn down together and try, in our way, to put out one small fire. This is a space where Autostraddle writers will come together to discuss the latest current events and why we think they’re important. This week: impeachment proceedings, rights for trans kids in South Dakota, Pete Buttigieg and more!
Who do the LGBTQ+ women and non-binary people who took our Politics Survey plan on voting for in the Democratic Primary?
New Hampshire voters go to the polls in three days. From Elizabeth Warren demonstrating growth when talking about the issues that matter for people of color to Biden’s continued slip away from the pack, here six takeaways from Friday’s debate.
We’ll update this post, or create a new one, when we have an official winner; until then, here’s our explanation of what went down.
In South Dakota, we’re witnessing an alarming historical precedent: the first test of conservative legislation designed to block access to transition-related medical care, particularly puberty blockers, to trans kids and teens by criminalizing doctors who provide it to them.
With polling showing four candidates — Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren — within five points of each other in Iowa, last night’s debate offered candidates their last, best shot at separating themselves from the pack.
The highs, the lows, and everything in between.
In most primary campaigns, staffers and consultants tell candidates not to do what Kamala Harris did last night — but I think she edged out Cory Booker for winner of the debate.
Netflix’s Unbelievable covers the true story of Marie Adler. For many women that have taken their rapist(s) to court, the show sheds light on painful truths.
Congresswoman Katie Hill flipped a Congressional district last year; she has now resigned due to what she calls a “double standard” in politics.
In every iconic twosome, there is a Tegan and there is a Sara. This may be the one true binary.
In a historic first both abortion and same gender marriage were decriminalised on midnight October 21st
From the crucial necessity of giving Black trans women a platform to speak to the legacy of the fight for marriage equality to the urgency of addressing FOSTA/SESTA, six takeaways from last night’s Presidential Town Hall.
“Should these nondiscrimination protections be struck down then LGBTQ people will no longer be protected by federal law against workplace discrimination.”
Last night, ten contenders for the Democratic nomination gathered in the First in the Nation caucus state for the LGBTQ Presidential Forum. Organized by One Iowa, The Gazette, The Advocate and GLAAD, the forum offered the most robust discussion of LGBT issues of the 2020 campaign thus far.
You could say we’re “up on the watershed, standing at the fork in the road” – and the list of our choices is as vast and varied as Indigo Girls’ song catalog.
Let’s recap the highlights and lowlights for each candidate and talk about what we mean when we bring up “civility.”
Wow the new L Word reboot is really taking things to the next level!!!!