This weekend, Katy Perry received the HRC’s “highest honor,” the National Equality Award, and everybody’s talking about her inspirational speech — but does Katy Perry really deserve an award for LGBT advocacy in the first place? And does it even matter, really, when you consider the impending heat death of the universe, etc.
The numbers paint a bleak picture, but it’s important that they exist at all. They can be a tool for anyone invested in improving outcomes for bi youth.
In a region known for being socially conservative and heavily influenced by faith communities, HRC’s Project One America seems like a much-needed advancement for LGBT rights in the region. But is the HRC prepared to help the South, an area with a long history of struggles fueled by racism from colonization to slavery to the Civil Rights Movement?
Last I checked, Wal-Mart wasn’t exactly a praise-worthy work environment for any human being, let alone LGBTs.
HRC has announced that it will begin working for equality abroad as well as in the US — but is that a good thing? Let’s ask Daniel Loeb and Paul Singer.
The struggles of queer and trans* people are no less important than the struggles of gay people, and if they move forward without us, they are not moving forward at all.
“Here in the absence of words to defend myself, without examples, without models, I began to believe voices in my head — that I was a freak, that I am broken, that there is something wrong with me, that I will never be lovable.”