A lesbian couple wins their lawsuit for being wrongfully arrested; Purvi Patel, the woman convicted for feticide, appeals her case; three men are wanted in the attack of a trans woman in Brooklyn; Bill Cosby is set to go on trial for sexual assault and more news.
Mexico’s President is pushing for marriage equality, what happened at the Dem convention in Nevada, the first openly gay secretary of the US Army, and more.
Canada’s PM Justin Trudeau backs an important bill that would ban trans discrimination, immigration and LGBT activists are on a hunger strike to protest the detention of trans women, a UK court rejects an Indian lesbian couple’s request to stay in the country, LGBT activists in Lebanon stage a rare protest and more news.
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!
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says some truly awesome words to trans people and against North Carolina’s HB2, The ACLU of Mississippi is challenging the state’s “religious freedom” law, a group of parents and students filed a federal lawsuit because they believe they’re being discriminated when a trans girl uses the correct facilities at their school and more news.
The Justice Department told North Carolina not to enforce its bathroom bill, HB2; Trump and Bernie won the Indiana primaries, and Trump is the presumptive GOP nominee; trans woman Pearl Love was assaulted on a train, and more.
A city in Texas debates a bathroom ordinance similar to North Carolina’s HB2 and it dies without a votes but there’s no telling what’s gonna happen in the state’s legislature in 2017; the FDA launched a multi-million dollar campaign aimed at LGBT young adults to quit using tobacco; women feel sexiest in their mid-thirties a new study says and more news.
One city in Alabama has drawn a new line in the sand with bathroom bills, organizing against police violence, a bill about counselors in TN that’s dangerous for LGBT people, and more.
North Carolina Democrats file to repeal HB2 and 54 protestors are arrested; Florida’s 24-hour waiting period before an abortion is halted — for now; three teenage girls drowned in a stolen car and their families are questioning if the cops did all the could to save them; an editor of a LGBT magazine in Bangladesh was violently killed and more news.
The GSA is now more inclusive of all genders and sexualities but the Older Americans Act isn’t inclusive of LGBT elders; Islan Nettles’ killer will go to prison for 12 years; progress on Merrick Garland’s confirmation, a congresswoman crusading against online harassment and more.
A lesbian firefighter was harassed and discriminated against for years by her co-workers and her complaints were ignored by her superiors; Tennessee’s “bathroom bill” is dead, at least for now; Ani DiFranco cancelled an upcoming show in North Carolina, Georgia is investigating the treatment of LGBT prisoners in their prisons and more news.
Even more proof that same-sex parents raise kids with good outcomes, a bathroom bill supporter in TN who’s a rampant sexual harasser, new data on police violence and more.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory saves face with an executive order to clarify HB2, but it doesn’t actually do anything; a New Jersey school district approves a pro-trans bathroom policy change; married lesbian couples in Indiana are suing the state for not allowing both parents to be on birth certificates, and more news!
Tennessee has resurrected its bathroom bill that would hurt trans teens, what really happened with the judge’s verdict on Kesha’s lawsuit, new statistics about sexual assault, and more.
Mississippi is the latest state to pass an anti-LGBT bill that protects people who don’t believe in same-sex marriage, trans people and extramarital sex; the man who killed Islan Nettles took a plea deal to get a shorter prison sentence; Texas is considering protecting “religious freedom” in its constitution; a man from LA killed his son because he was gay and more news.
Mississippi makes anti-LGBT history with HB1523, police who killed Jamar Clark won’t be charged, new studies about Islamophobia, surveillance and more, and lots on the aftermath of HB2 in North Carolina.
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal will veto a “religious freedom” bill; a trans woman is sexually assaulted at Stonewall Inn; the ACLU and Lambda Legal are suing North Carolina officials; Corey Lewandowski, Donald Trump’s Campaign Manager, was charged with battery and more news.
How trans women became the victims of the latest conservative backlash, Jian Ghomeshi’s acquittal, the horrors inherent in seeking asylum, Islamophobic threats from Trump and Cruz, and more.
India Beaty, a queer black woman, was fatally shot by Virginia police for carrying a replica handgun, bombs in Brussels kill at least 31 people, a new study finds Canadian LGB people have chronic stress and drink heavily, The Bronx Trans Collective opens and more news!
We find out a little bit more about Obama’s pick for the next Supreme Court justice, anti-LGBT discrimination laws in several states, Tuesday’s primaries, laws about protests, and MAGIC.