South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has come under fire from LGBTQ activists and community members for discriminating against LGBTQ people in their processes.
Does baking a cake for a gay person amount to being forced by the state to artistically express your personal support for gay weddings? Bizarrely, that’s kind of what the Supreme Court is being asked to decide.
“Marriage is one thing – it’s just the tip of the iceberg of true equality,” says Cake Tin, bringing up trans people, intersex people, Indigenous people, and people of color. “It isn’t over yet.”
What lesbian hasn’t pretended to be a man to get married to the woman she’s already married to, just once?
This legislation would ensure that legally-married same-sex couples – who, until the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2013 Windsor decision, were barred from filing federal taxes jointly – are permitted to file amended tax returns back to the date of their marriage.
“Is this how straights think we have sex? We’re all just rainbow buckles and buckle ends, fruitlessly clacking against each other in sin.”
“For all of our joint bank accounts and shared wardrobes, for all our talk of travel and home loans, of potential babies – she was right, it was just a piece of paper, easily crumpled and lost with no consequence.”
Here’s how a 33-year-old queer, polyamorous, white, trans woman living in Chicago who’s married and has a long-term girlfriend does poly.
Welcome to Poly Pocket, a new series showcasing polyamorous and ethically non-monogamous relationships. Here’s how a married kinky butch/femme couple does poly.
Stranger Things Fan Club meeting, ugly produce, Sesame Street, death is stupid, missing white girl syndrome, have you heard about lesbian bars though, Steven Universe, queer punk jamz and so much more!
“BWU” shows the part that comes after figuring out marriage isn’t what you want: finding partners who are on the same page.
A bunch of stylists, caterers and bakers, event planners, and other creative types came together with one amazing mission: to build Barbie’s dream gay wedding — Kendra and all.
Looking at how marriage equality came to be in comparison to other social movements, Massachusetts’ state Senate passes a bill with trans protections in public accommodations, girlfriends who are prom king and queen in Florida and more!
A rap duo from Cuba fighting homophobia with rhymes, an arctic fox that just can’t stop laughing, a laundry list of times anti-gay legislators tried to pull some bullshit and failed in the past week, updates about SF Pride and the St. Patrick’s Day parades that will melt your queer heart, adorable photographs of a femme proposing, and a changing tide of acceptance for those of y’all hoping to adopt some kiddies.
A KY legislator thinks he’s cracked the code on how to stop marriage equality; how and why anti-LGBT sentiment is ramping up in Indonesia, the big abortion case the SCOTUS just heard, and more.
“Neither of us were comfy with the public spectacle of the thing, especially G. She didn’t like the thought of publicizing our private relationship. We also felt a bit blah about marriage itself, which can feel like an outdated institution. And there were practical worries, too — like how would we plan a big event, with so much on our plates?”
Roy Moore wants judges to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Obama gives executive orders on gun control, the officer who arrested Sandra Bland is indicted, and more.
It was a great year for gay marriage, especially if you were invited to one of these fabulous, totally sweet lesbian weddings.
What the battle over ‘religious freedom’ looks like in magistrate offices and universities; Rahm Emanuel backpedals on police violence in Chicago; the Supreme Court hears arguments on affirmative action and more.
You can be poly and married and want to date, but no one will know what your deal is until you tell them, so tell them up front.