The statistics on acceptance of LGBT people were generally staying the same or improving, until last year — when, as GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis puts it, “the acceptance pendulum abruptly stopped and swung in the opposite direction.”
It’s all too easy to sink into a cloud of depression/smoke, and stew in your bad feelings and paranoia. To combat that, I’ve come up with a list of activities and strains paired to make your life a little bit better.
[UPDATE: This post will continue to update as new appointments are made.] Here’s an in-depth explainer of Trump’s cabinet picks so far, people who range from “wolf in sheep’s clothing” to ACTUAL F*CKING WOLF WATCH THE F*CK OUT.
“The internet kind of brought me to a space where, with able-bodied people first, I could be judged a little less.”
Our future is uncertain. Here’s what isn’t: We will fight on. And as I march and scream and weep and breathe and work and work and work and work for what’s right, I will carry these memories with me. Forever.
When Donald Trump is sworn into office in January, two of the last three men to occupy the West Wing and control the largest military and nuclear arsenal on earth will have lost the popular vote.
On Monday, the Electoral College members in every state will convene to cast their votes for the next president. Take action today to ensure they don’t vote for Donald Trump.
The CIA has released a report saying that Russia attempted to influence the US election in Trump’s favor — here’s what senators and the electoral college are doing in response.
Why does an event like the election so profoundly affect marginalized people, while allies can almost avoid it?
Between the blocking of the recount in Michigan and the partial recount in Nevada, what’s going on?
“The potential for such a regressive Federal government seems so disheartening because of the tremendous progress over the past few years, but the administration does not control and cannot contain the progress.”
Molly went to North Carolina to expose a KKK rally disguised as a Trump victory party and found a counter protest that sent the cowards scurrying.
Knowing I could take on a task and see it through, start to finish, reminds me that the same is true for my writing and my activism, too. I will literally start 2017 with my house in order — and the work I’ll do from there will be much better for it.
Grassroots activism wins the day!
When the election results came in, it had already been a month since I gave up on trying to fix my own mental health issues. And so it turned out that the worst day of our generation collided with my own personal low.
Green party presidential candidate Jill Stein isn’t interested in helping Hillary Clinton, but wants fair elections — and a recount in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
The Escalation has officially begun. These are your super-secret marching orders.
The Trans Relief Project is an organization working to help as many trans and gender nonconforming people as possible get updated U.S. identification – passports specifically – before the regulations surrounding those rules potentially change.
Mark my words: Donald Trump will talk a great game about our “amazing bravery” as he gets to work stealing our healthcare. The man knows how to throw out a red herring, and we all need to be ready for this one.
Steven Universe tells kids that they’re loved, that they’re special, and that there is nothing wrong with being themselves. This week it taught them that they don’t have to give up.