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Meet the First-Ever Same-Sex Couple to Become Prom King & Queen in Tallahassee
Congratulations to Brie and Lindsey, Leon High’s first-ever lady couple to totally win prom.
The Church of Scotland has voted to allow its ministers to marry their same-sex partners, should they be so inclined. They’ve got a lot further to go on LGBT acceptance, but this is a strong first step toward empowering the church’s leaders to come out and drive that kind of change from within — with their partners by their side.
Labor Wants a Gay Rights Watchdog in Australia
The Labor Party in Australia announced this week that if it wins control of the government, it would appoint a full-time LGBTI Discrimination Commissioner to the Australian Human Rights Commission:
“Great progress has been made in the fight for a fairer Australia but there is still more to be done,” the party said in a statement.
“Sadly, LGBTI Australians continue to face discrimination in many areas of life and many feel they need to hide their sexuality for fear of violence and discrimination.”
If elected, Labor would introduce legislation for marriage equality within the first 100 days of the new Parliament.
No, Texas, We’re Not Laughing WITH You
Don’t mess with Texas. But maybe loan them a proofreader. In the Texas GOP’s 2016 platform, they maybe definitely suggested that most Texans are gay and God loves it.
Ain’t Nobody Got Time for Your Bathroom Bills, Edition One Zillion
+ Trevor Noah dug into the “bathroom predator” myth this week and slammed the folks supporting anti-trans laws.
+ Five reasons we’re winning the bathroom war, according to The Advocate.
Last But Not Least
I won the case against my ex. Blog to come later when I stop crying like a total goober.
— zoë “the filth element” quinn (@UnburntWitch) May 19, 2016