Alternative forms of protest are necessary to make activism accessible. Sometimes, they’re even more effective at creating change than a permitted march.
Two Black lesbian friends, who were on their way to Dallas Pride, suffered stab wounds from a homophobic attack earlier this month and a Black lesbian couple were verbally assaulted on the train in New York.
Bergdorf was recently fired by L’Oreal over a Facebook post about white supremacy.
Topics include 15 years of the Ellen show, Lily Tomlin handing the Magic Schoolbus torch to Kate McKinnon, Battle of the Sexes, the sexiest TV shows of all time and so much more!
There’s a lot of news in here! Alice Isn’t Dead is coming to TV and so is 2 Dope Queens. Shay Mitchell’s playing gay again. Anna Paquin joins Tell It To The Bees. Amandla Stenberg stars in The Hate U Give. St. Vincent is directing a brainbender. And so much more!
Also: A trailer for Transparent’s fourth season, a promise of more Arrested Development (for real), confirmation CBS knows they’ve got a white man problem, news about Kristin Russo and Jenny Owen Youngs and their forthcoming COMIC BOOK, and more!
Topics include OUAT and Riverdale announcing LGBT characters at Comic Con, a new One Mississippi trailer, everybody loving Girl’s Trip, Atomic Blonde’s steamy lesbian sex scene, Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz’s lesbian romance film and so many more compelling tales for your day!
Stories include lesbian action in the Stitchers promo, Wonder Woman, Game Of Thrones’ potential first lesbian power couple, 15 Lesbian Kisses From Hollywood this one straight guy will Never Forget, TV Diversity not getting better, Syd the Kid, The Handmaid’s Tale, queer love songs and so much more!
Republicans in Congress, emboldened by Trump’s promise to support them carte blanche, are moving swiftly to destroy the federal regulations the Obama administration put in place to protect the environment, the economy, and public education.
Since Trump has officially taken office, he has signed several executive orders, one that puts women’s lives in danger all across the world. Today he signed executive orders to continue construction of Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines.
With just a few days into the new year, lawmakers in Alabama, Missouri, South Carolina, Virginia, Texas and Washington have introduced new bathroom bills they’re calling “privacy acts” and ensuring we have a long year of battles ahead of us.
North Carolina Republican lawmakers didn’t honor their word when they said they would repeal HB2 in full. Instead they delivered a half-assed deal that kinda repeals HB2 with a major stipulation.
In an apparent deal, the Charlotte city council voted to repeal an anti-discrimination ordinance in exchange for the Republican-led General Assembly’s promise to end HB2.
In a last ditch effort to maintain Republican power in North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill today that would limit the power of incoming Democratic Governor Roy Cooper, who unseated McCrory in a contested November election.
Ohio passed laws that bans abortion as early as 6 weeks after a heartbeat is detected and bans abortion after 20 weeks. Texas is making healthcare facilities bury or cremate fetal remains, which will probably increase abortion costs in the state.
Shanique Sanders, a 23-year-old black lesbian, is the latest QTPOC victim of gun violence in Pittsburgh.
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.
More than twenty years since they were convicted of a horrific crime, a Texas criminal appeals court declared four Latina lesbians innocent and exonerated. The San Antonio Four’s exoneration serves as a ray of hope in these dark times and reminds us to continue to fight like hell for justice.
A new study shows women who seek an abortion are pretty certain they want to go through with it, Michelle Obama’s latest speech is fantastic, women protest outside Trump Tower, the ACLU finds social media companies are selling user data to a company used by cops and more news.
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From queer activists friends on the ground in Charlotte reporting on Facebook, I’m hearing stories that the police are using tear gas, shooting protestors with rubber bullets, and the media has confirmed that police officers have shot a protestor in the head who is in critical condition.