Republicans haven’t been able to figure out what they think should replace the Affordable Care Act since it was introduced in 2010, and repealing it now will leave millions of Americans uninsured, but they’re not letting that stop them! They say they’re going to try to move forward on a repeal by the end of the week.
Let’s start a discussion about what we can do as activists, right now in this moment, in the wake of the apocalypse/election.
Trans actress Alexis Arquette has died, there’s an inflatable moon in Korea, Duck universe news is upsetting and quite frankly bonkers, TransGriot honored by GLAAD, bread talk, Catholic schools in Arkansas are fucked, and so much more!
Ted Cruz reassures voters in Iowa that he’s still very uncomfortable with LGBT people, Donald Trump says he’s boycotting tonight’s debate, a bisexual Nigerian woman denied asylum in Ireland, and more.
Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted for the death of transgender woman Jennifer Laude, the New York Times uses the gender-neutral honorific Mx., Canada welcomes LGBT Syrian refugees and more news!
Texas health investigators raided Planned Parenthoods across the state and obtained patient record information, a school district outside Chicago could lose up to $6 million in federal funding for not allowing a teen trans girl to use the correct locker room, Hillary Clinton will stop accepting money from private prison companies and more news stories.
Joe Biden won’t run for President, the IHS will provide better access to emergency contraception for Native women, Kim Davis’s emails released, and more.
Autostraddle and A-Camp staff and family members are here to talk about what PP means to us as LGBT folks, and why we need it to be around for a very, very long time.
You’ve probably heard a lot of alarming claims made about Planned Parenthood over the past few months — now here are the facts that prove them wrong.
A Planned Parenthood government shutdown is stalled for now, Memories Pizza just catered a gay wedding, new report on bisexual visibility at work, and more.
Planned Parenthood created a new video series about consent, an infographic on the issues bisexuals face, a mother and daughter were assaulted in an anti-gay attack, Shadi Petosky, a trans woman, was detained by TSA at an Orlando airport and more news stories.
A wedding venue in Missouri that’s legally turning away a lesbian couple, Piper Kerman testifying before Congress about what it’s like for incarcerated women, Charly Keunang’s family is suing, and more.
Six were stabbed, leaving one teen girl dead, at Jerusalem’s Pride parade; an arrest has been made in India Clarke’s murder; a teen lesbian couple was attacked at Six Flags New England and more news stories.
Restoring the defaced mural honoring Sandra Bland in Ottawa, an Arizona Republican who wants to protect college students accused of sexual assault, the drive to defund Planned Parenthood, and more.
The Supreme Court has cast out a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot protest-free zone around abortion clinics, citing freedom of speech rights for the protesters.
“HB2 outlaws abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, shuts down all but five abortion clinics in the state and tightens guidelines when it comes to abortion drugs. It’s a law that undoubtedly affects so many in the state: low-income, working class, people of color.”
“If you really value families, you shouldn’t play politics with women’s health.” — President Barack Obama
There were huge strides for the queer community this year, while we lost ground for reproductive rights. What made the difference, and how can we make more progress on both fronts in 2012?
Mississippi voted against changing the legal definition of “person” to include “every human being from the moment of fertilization.”
Republicans in various states stepping up the war on women and this matters to you, too. Behold my extensive effort to break it all down for you.