Everything was going great until Russell Brand showed up.
The Supreme Court struck down a key component of the Voting Rights Act, specifically the portion which requires states to get federal permission before they can make changes to their voting laws. This is a huge deal for voters’ rights.
The SCOTUS keeps us waiting, the man keeps us down, and nobody knows what the fuck is going on with Barack Obama these days.
Sane people want the new immigration bill to help binational gay couples. People in power insist that will ruin everything for everyone else. What’s a politically savvy queer to do?
The Justice Department’s amicus brief joins other ones opposed to Prop 8, including one from 75 pro-equality Republicans. This leaves a lot of questions: namely, what took them so long?
Didn’t watch the State of the Union? That’s okay, we did.
A Canadian’s take on how backwards the struggle to get immigration reform for same-sex couples has turned out to be.
“When the media fails to recognize the role trans* people have played in LGBT history, it fails to recognize and advance that equality.”
Should Chuck Hagel be Defense Secretary? Who cares! Go stick your nose back in that book if you ever want to be happy, little miss.
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, America is finally ready to talk about gun control. But will things really change, and if so, what must we do to make it happen?
Four states made progress on same-sex marriage, but someone didn’t get the memo.
Brandy Howard attended the election night victory part in Chicago, and we promised you pics or it didn’t happen. Ta-dah!
But seriously, let’s get to the actually important stuff and talk about the lady with the flag in her hair and Donald Trump’s Twitter tantrum.
Tonight Obama won, Tammy Baldwin won, Todd Akin lost, some states legalized marijuana and voted for marriage equality in four states!
Today is a very important day for our country: America will vote for a president and everybody in Canada is watching.
Greetings Queers, and Happy Election Day! Welcome to our Feelings Thread / Election Day Party Live Blog. Are you excited? I’m excited.
Election-related reads! Topics include The Ballot Cops, Obama circa 1993, Joan Didion on John Kerry, “the politics of personality destruction,” Red States/Blue States , the history of voting and so much more!
Obama has announced his support of Washington, Maryland and Maine’s marriage equality initiatives! Hopefully most voters will agree with him, because the polls sure are close!
In large part, though, more than individual issues, this debate showcased how each candidate would approach the fact that America is only one citizen of the globe, and has to interact with many other nations and governments.
Cara’s Team Pick: And they’re not too cool to [pretend to] sing about it.