The vote passed 393 to 226 on the last day of Parliament’s summer session.
Darlene Connor comes out of the glass closet, Taiwainese brides tie the knot, Florida Republicans support LGBT non-discrimination law, Boston OutVets will march in the St. Patrick’s Day parade, and Gabby Rivera continues to be the best writer and best person ever.
“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.”
The ways Trump’s administration will hurt gay and trans people go far beyond marriage equality — and he’s proven we can’t believe a word he says.
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!
Mayors Against Discrimination and Governors against bathroom bills, Bruce Springsteen’s message of support for the “freedom fighters” in North Carolina, Rosie’s anti-Trump song in the fashion of Rizzo, gay marriage in Colombia and LGBT protections in Pennsylvania, and more!
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.
LGBT rights stamps from the UN, gay marriage in Mexico, the beginning of the end of ex-gay therapy in New York, a badass trans Girl Scout who sold a fuckton of cookies, and a baby goat. A BABY GOAT!
Ellen gave a hilarious and deeply moving speech because she’s a humanitarian, Desmond Tutu’s lesbian daughter just tied the knot, Salt Lake City’s lesbian mayor is totally official now, and more good gay news from around the world!
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.
Gay marriage updates from Estonia, Utah, and obviously Las Vegas; a strong start for an LGBT rights petition in Michigan, a deeply moving video, the last of the 2015 lists, the Cat Oscars, and more!
A Black lesbian rabbi, a queer Police Officer of the Year, gay marriage updates from around the world, and more!
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.
Shaking up the gay rights v. “religious freedom” fight in Ireland, a bird that’s super cool, sweet justice in Texas, the coming of LGBT Equality Day, and a bunch of businesses standing up for the gays in Indiana.
While it’s important to acknowledge famous names like Christine Jorgensen and Lili Elbe, it’s also important to talk about other trans women who might be less well-known, but have had their own big impact on trans history.
Reforms for Reform Judaism open doors for trans people, Salt Lake City elects some gay people, an introduction to India’s first trans woman cop, a peek at Janet Mock’s fabulous wedding, the winner of a trans beauty pageant, good gay news from around the world, and so so so so much more!
A trans cheerleader with a badass story, a policy shift that will help LGBT refugees, marriage equality in Ireland, big news from Tig Notaro, cuties with kittens, and more!
Governor Cuomo does the right thing, Chile celebrates civil unions, Indiana gets some karmic retribution, and did I mention the parachuting beavers.
Britney Spears is thinking of the queer children, two trans activists in Ecuador are expecting, Bo Obama just turned 7, a bunch of high schoolers f*cking hate the Westboro Baptist Church, and I put a photo in here of Kate McKinnon dressed as Dana Scully in middle school. AND MORE!
A train for stray dogs, lots of good news for the queer kids and parents of the world, a formal victory for Caitlyn Jenner, and more!