Guess what, another decade is over! Here’s a retrospective on the best of times and worst of times in the 00’s for the queers.
Here’s our roundup of the biggest, best, and worst events for gay people in 2009.
A Louisiana justice of the peace denied a straight interracial couple a marriage license out of concern for their future children. A high school student in Mississippi is kicked out of the yearbook for wearing a tuxedo. And where’s the progress on DADT?
Our final thoughts on the National Equality March: Katrina reports and recaps the entire day, including her interview with Cynthia Nixon. Riese presents Autostraddle’s NEM VIDEO, with appearances by Haviland, Dan Choi and Kristin Chenoweth.
After this weekend you’d expect the gay rights movement to be more united than ever. Instead, it seems to be dividing. A special comment from Autostraddle on what happens next.
On one of the last straggling days of summery skies and subsequent sunburns, Equality Across America lured queer freedom fighters, the out & proud, the ambitious allies and the hungover & downtrodden to Washington, D.C. for The National Equality March for GLBTQ rights.
Somewhere between 20,000 and 200,000 gays & supporters marched on Washington on Sunday — a commentary roundup. Also; speeches by Lady Gaga & Cynthia Nixon (and Gaga’s HRC Dinner performance of “imagine,” a bus breakdown derails Chicago marchers, black people feel left out of gay rights agenda, and the haters hate back.
Team Autostraddle attended the National Equality March in Washington, D.C. this weekend. Images from the weekend’s events, including Lady Gaga, Dan Choi, Kristen Chenoweth, clever signage, cute Interns and Haviland Stillwell Gorgeous.
Autostraddle’s Best Saturday Ever: we’re heading off to the National Equality March and Haviland & Riese made a video for you.
This just in: Obama to deliver speech to room full of gay people. What are you gonna do without Conde Nast’s parenting, wedding, and gourmet cooking advice? Autostraddle can help. Also; Lady Gaga endorses the National Equality March and Illinois introduces gay marriage bill.
Thursday was a big day for gay marriage, as a Texas court ruled in favor of gay divorce and Nevada began issuing domestic partnerships. Haviland guest-blogs for NOW, DADT repeal is thrown out there, and it looks like the NFL might be getting more accepting.
A sad ending to the heartbreaking case brought against a Miami Hospital from a lesbian mother who, along with her children, was denied visitation as her partner of 18 years died alone. Also, the entire cast of Hair is going to be at the National Equality March, are you? It’s not Loloapalooza though FYI, Cleve Jones says so.
On October 11th the gays will gather in Washington to demand “equal protection in all matters governed by civil law in all 50 states.” But not everyone thinks the march is such a good idea. We look at that marches we’ve done before, the one coming up, and offer our endorsement.