Joe Biden announces his VP pick next week, and we are less than 100 days from the US presidential election. It feels impossible to overstate the importance of this election for the US, certainly, but I would argue well beyond that as well. This week’s Extra! Extra! offers a perspective on what, exactly, is at stake on November 3rd. Next week, we’ll turn our focus towards the election itself.
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.
Women and LGBTQ people made history Tuesday and Donald Trump will finally face some checks and oversight in Congress.
Which LGBTQ candidates have the best shot at making history in 2018 and, in doing so, help return Nancy Pelosi to the Speakership (however temporarily)?
It’s a scary time to be a minority in this country, but the 2018 Midterms offer a little bit of light in the darkness. According to the Victory Fund, this is the first election in the history of the U.S. where LGBTQ people are running for office in all 50 states. They join the record number of women running for office.
There’s rainbow wave of LGBQ candidates running for office. All of them are dissatisfied with Trump’s status quo, have strong convictions, and to make the world a better place. Here are their stories.
Doug Jones’ victory is a reason to be joyful, and when you combine it with November’s elections, where a record number of POC and trans folks rallied their way into office, it’s even a reason to hope.
After a decade of using our community to score votes, the Tories have shown that they were always waiting to throw us under the bus.
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.
Between the blocking of the recount in Michigan and the partial recount in Nevada, what’s going on?
Are You There, White American Jesus? It’s Me, Kellyanne
It’s heartbreaking to know that this is the country we live in — that this is the country we’ve lived in all along. But the fact that this is the country we’ve lived in all along and that we’re here to read this means that we’ve survived it so far, and that the tools to keep surviving in it are at our hands.
Trump is tweeting about “vote flipping” the same day that a story comes out with one of his senior officials bragging about “voter suppression.” What’s actually going on for US voters?
Hillary decimated this debate! Trump seems to know that things aren’t looking good! Unfortunately, it can’t erase the damage Trump has done to America, and will continue to do.
Where does the GOP set the bar for what it considers “bigotry,” or sexism, or just plain offensive bullshit?
Wanna know the impact of women’s leadership? Look no further than the reigns of these powerful “first” women presidents and prime ministers alike.
Candidates for U.S. President have been utilizing television ads since 1952 to sell themselves to the American people. And for sixty whole years, they’ve perpetuated these five sexist caricatures of women in campaign ads to do so.
What are the pressing issues of the day as revealed by the Republican candidates at last night’s GOP debate? Besides their ideal Secret Service names.
Don’t get a bad reputation this Election Day. VOTE, DAMN IT.
Just over a quarter of trans people in states with photo ID voting laws don’t have a valid photo ID that reflects their gender and name to meet the standards required by the law, according to The Williams Institute.
NYC’s potential first female and gay mayor is a talented politician with a progressive background. But some question whether her policies and positions are really what the LGBT community needs.