The first-ever summit for Native American youth at the White House, an affirmative consent law in New York, Baltimore’s police commissioner is fired, and more news!
“When I woke up Saturday I was going to get a lot of stuff done and I was just pretty focused on that and by mid Sunday afternoon I had cried for about 12 of my weekend waking hours.”
The thing about my future immigration marriage is that it’s an immigration marriage but not an IMMIGRATION marriage. I still don’t want to know what save the dates are though.
The gentleman on the losing side of the gay marriage decision didn’t go quietly. Here’s some of the worst of their grumbling.
“It is so ordered.”
“Queer histories matter not only for our own sense of identity and pride, but because they impact our legal realities, too.”
In a historic decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
Nearly 62 percent of Irish voters cast their ballot in favor of marriage equality!
Emma Sulkowicz carried her mattress at graduation, Michael Brown should have been 19 this week, a young trans girl who’s banned from the correct bathroom, support for same-sex marriage at an all-time high, and more!
The way the media reported on the deadly Waco shootout, a trans woman was stabbed in Philly, there’s new restrictions on military style equipment for the local police and more news stories!
Ireland could be the first country in the world to have voted, as a population, for marriage equality. Though she be small, she is mighty.
A little over halfway through, an unexpected twist sends the expected story careening off the rails. I don’t want to spoil it for you, so I’ll just tell you this: I wish I brought tissues.
I hear he’s a socialist. That’s cool. But also he’s an old straight white man, like the vast majority of American politicians, so what would his alleged socialism mean for people who aren’t old straight white men?
It has arrived! The day is here! The Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments about marriage equality this morning.
Two of the biggest LGBT legal issues on everyone’s mind right now are the upcoming Supreme Court hearings on marriage equality and Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. How are the two going to impact each other?
“I felt I was gradually becoming like those newly married Indian women with henna on their hands at JFK or Heathrow… Of course, I didn’t look anything like them and my wedding bowtie was probably the only equivalent to their bridal henna, but I couldn’t help noticing parallels.”
Bill O’Reilly’s dumb thoughts, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, some really alarming high school educators, violence against a trans woman in Brazil, an anti-abortion lawsuit in Virginia, and more!
The state of conversion therapy, campus sexual assault protests at Columbia, Marylin Zuniga and get-well cards for Mumia, an anti-trans bathroom bill in Nevada, abortion laws in Oklahoma, and more!
Obama’s big statement on conversion therapy, Walter Scott’s murder, anti-abortion law in Kansas, discrimination against non-bisexual people alleged at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and more!
“Since the wedding has made me come out to more people than I had ever intended, this trip back to my place of origin makes facing their reactions inevitable. Will my physical presence stoke the intensity of their opposition?”