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.
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!
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.
Seven years of cuts have left the NHS on its knees, and we’re all suffering.
Rural states standing up for LGBT rights, a Hawaiian tourism campaign aimed at gays, Lifestyles of the Queer and Famous, Buffy bootcamp, and more!
We don’t want context, history, expertise; we want a Hunger Games-style bloodbath we can understand and react to in a single tweet. Sad! Bad! Mad! We proved it again last night.
Once the bill receives final chamber approval, SB6 will move forward to the House, which is dominated by Republicans but whose members are not as eager to take it up.
We’re allowing vulnerable refugees and migrants to come to harm, and it’s up to us to hold the government accountable.
Darlene Connor comes out of the glass closet, Taiwainese brides tie the knot, Florida Republicans support LGBT non-discrimination law, Boston OutVets will march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, and Gabby Rivera continues to be the best writer and best person ever.
Today, the Supreme Court announced it would be vacating the lower court’s ruling, meaning it decided not to hear Gavin Grimm’s case after all and to instead send it back to the lower court. The immediate effects of this decision are that almost everyone is left with questions.
Undocumented student Daniela Vargas bravely spoke out at a news conference advocating for immigrants and was shortly detained by ICE. She’s now facing immediate deportation without a hearing. She’s lived in the U.S. since she was 7 years old.
51-year-old Lisa Dawn Fuillerat and 39-year-old Samara Routenberg were murdered last Friday by Lisa’s estranged husband, who “just couldn’t handle seeing the mother of his two children in a relationship with another woman after 28 years of marriage.” At the time of the murder, he was still on probation for attacking Samara in 2015.
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.
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.
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!