Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with murder after the release of the video of him killing Laquan Davis, openly gay SLC mayor Jackie Biskupski wants to build bridges with the LDS Church, Kathryn Knott’s anti-gay tweets are court evidence and more.
Protesters in Minneapolis demand to see video evidence of how Jamar Clark died, Jackie Biskupski is the first openly gay Salt Lake City mayor, student action at Yale and other universities and more.
A lesbian couple from LA says they were arrested for kissing in public when they visited Hawaii on vacation and are now filing a lawsuit, Paul Ryan will be our next Speaker of the House, Tara Hudson is being sent to a men’s prison, Cleveland is outraged about how the investigation into Tamir Rice’s death is being handled and more.
Corey Jones, a 31-year-old black man, was killed by a police officer after his car broke down after 3 a.m., five black churches have been set on fire in the St. Louis area, a Texas judge ruled health officials can still deny birth certificates to children of undocumented immigrants, opponents of Houston’s non-discrimination ordinance debut a terrible ad aimed against trans women, and more news stories.
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.
Mike Huckabee is running on a Kim Davis platform, Baltimore offers a settlement to Freddie Gray’s family, James Blake is tackled by NYPD officers and more.
The Black Lives Matter movement also repudiated the Democratic National Committee’s endorsement, a Maryland judge refuses to drop charges against the six officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, a professor received a grant to study health in bisexual women and more news stories.
A history of a lesbian-only “intentional community” in Arkansas, students at a Missouri high school protested a trans teen for using the girls’ bathrooms, Mansur Ball-Bey’s autopsy contradicts police testimony and more news.
Ferguson activists launch a new campaign with policy solutions to end police violence, a NYT’s op-ed gets trans issues all wrong, a #BlackTransLivesMatter conversation happening on Twitter today and more news stories!
Another death of a young black man at the hands of police in St Louis, the first ever openly trans White House staffer, why marriage licenses still aren’t being issued in a county in Kentucky after the Supreme Court decision, an attempt to ban LGBT-friendly children’s books in Venice, and more.
Lesbian couples in Mississippi are challenging the state’s gay adoption ban, while Mexico found their gay adoption ban to be unconstitutional and Chelsea Manning is threatened with solitary confinement for “absurd” violations and more news.
Violence in Ferguson, several deaths at the hands of police, what’s happening with the lesbian fired from a Catholic elementary school, judges in Ohio dealing with same-sex marriage, and more.
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.
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.
KC Haggard is the 11th trans woman to be murdered this year, a San Francisco high school will be the first to offer a LGBT history class, a 37-year-old Cleveland woman was found dead in a jail cell and more news.
Updates on what we currently know about Sandra Bland’s arrest and death, the US’s most extreme abortion ban struck down, Republicans’ new effort to protect “religious freedom,” and more!
A NYPD officer is being investigated for assaulting a black queer woman, Black Lives Matter protestors take over the Netroots Nation conference, Rachel Dolezal still stands by her views of herself and more news stories!
The first-ever summit for Native American youth at the White House, an affirmative consent law in New York, Baltimore’s police commissioner is fired, and more news!
A LGBT Latino mural was vandalized multiple times last week, Google will remove revenge porn from their search results, a Florida officer is suspended after forcing a teenage girl to strip and more news stories.
An explainer on McKinney and Eric Casebolt, the police officer who killed Walter Scott was indicted, an airline is giving you flight discounts to Pride event destinations and school administrators told students to remove their “Gay Ok” t-shirts and more news stories!