More history made at the DNC, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act, voter ID laws, new data on gay-straight alliances and more.
Lesbian elder Marsha Wetzel says the Glen Saint Andrew Living Community knew that she was receiving verbal and physical abuse from other residents because of her sexual orientation and did nothing about it.
An Indiana appeals court dropped Purvi Patel’s feticide charge but she’ll still have to serve time for a reduced neglect charge.
Two lawsuits that fight for trans students to access the bathrooms they need, WNBA players standing up for Black Lives Matter, Donald Trump’s RNC acceptance speech and more.
Video shows Charles Kinsey complying with police demands and keeping his hands up as he explains and advocates for both himself and his client; North Miami police shot at him anyway.
It’s no surprise here but the GOP’s policy blueprint isn’t friendly toward LGBT people and women, in fact their platform is incredibly hostile and even more extreme and dangerous than ever before.
Mercedes Williamson’s killer gets life in prison and the trans community has mixed feelings about it; Diamond Reynolds talks to The View; WNBA and NBA stars speak out about police violence; a truck plowed through a crowded street in Nice, France killing 84 and injuring 202 and more news from the week.
Researchers helped older lesbian and bi women adopt healthier habits when the focus wasn’t on weight loss.
President Obama and George W. Bush address Dallas while the nation protests police violence and wonders what police robots will mean for our future.
The military refuses to tell Chelsea Manning’s lawyers about her status; Diamond ‘Lavish’ Reynolds, Philando Castile’s girlfriend, speaks out; a gay man was brutally arrested at Riis Beach; the FBI is investigating the case of a man found hanging from a tree in Piedmont Park and more news stories.
There’s been a spike in memberships for a LGBT pro-gun rights group and a new surge of Gays Against Guns; Black Lives Matter temporarily shuts down Toronto Pride, the UN voted to create a position dedicated to LGBT rights around the world, married lesbian parents can now be on their child’s birth certificate and more news stories.
Misty Snow and Misty Plowright are changing the world, gun and anti-terror legislation in the wake of Orlando, hate crimes in the UK after the Brexit vote, and more.
SCOTUS finds HB2 unconstitutional but it doesn’t mean things will be right back to normal; attacks at Istanbul’s International airport leave at least 36 dead and 140 injured; some helpful links to understand Brexit and all of its implications; some updates on the Orlando shooting and more news.
So much news today! The Democrats’ sit-in in the House over gun legislation, SCOTUS rulings on affirmative action, the status of many undocumented people in the US, the Dollar General case, as well as rulings related to Freddie Gray’s death and trans kids using bathrooms at school, and more.
Things aren’t going great for Donald Trump’s campaign this week, the dangerous SCOTUS ruling that says evidence obtained illegally can be used in court, Tamara Dominguez’s murderer charged, and more.
Votes on gun control and a failure to vote on LGBT employment protections, more news in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, reading the Stanford rape victim’s letter in Congress, and more.
Links, updates, and further reading on the Pulse shooting, the aftermath, the victims, the gunman, gun control, politics, some resources and centering queer Latinx voices.
How her extended family is trying to save Sarah from a Christian “pray away the gay” camp, new ads in NY affirming trans people’s bathroom rights, a lesbian chef attacked in Charlotte, NC, and more.
Jasmine Richards, founder of the Black Lives Matter chapter in Pasadena, was sentenced to 90 days for “lynching”; meanwhile, Brock Turner, convicted rapist, was sentenced to 6 months in jail; Home Depot’s founder endorses Trump; four people are arrested for the death of trans man, Amos Beede and more news.
The lawsuit in response to the Obama administration’s guidelines on trans bathroom usage in schools, Desmond Tutu’s daughter can’t officiate as a priest after marrying her wife, backlash against the Safe Schools Coalition in Australia and more.