“On Wednesday, Marco McMillian was found dead on a Mississippi River levee. He was a gay man of color running for mayor of Clarksdale, Mississippi, and his death is being investigated as a homicide.”
In December, a member of our community was raped by an Uber Cab driver. The kind of subsequent mistrust and victim-blaming she’s experiencing is by now familiar, but familiarity doesn’t make it any less infuriating.
“Well, I suppose we have to try to pick up the pieces and make some sort of sense of this tragedy and—you know what? Fuck it, I can’t do this.”
Sage Smith is a 19-year-old trans* woman from Charlottesville, Virginia. She’s been missing since November, and the police have done a bang-up job of not finding her.
“When someone takes the time to handcuff someone with a zip tie and carve derogatory comments or words into somebody else’s body, that’s sheer hate and at this point, this is a hate crime.”
19-year-old Mollie Judith Olgin and 18-year-old Mary Christine Chapa had only been together for five months when both were shot last weekend. No arrests have been made.
Some consider the current wave of violence against gay people and “emo” in Iraq the worst the country has ever seen.
After seven months of trying, Cori got pregnant in August 2011. Today they’ve written on their blog about losing the baby on Christmas Day.
A place for friends to talk about the riots happening across the UK and some heartwarming actions you should know about.
The lesbian couple who rescued 40 kids from Utoya Island, the killer’s anti-feminist anti-gay manifesto and an abbreviated story of what happened.
“But there are ways in which identity does seem to have a part of this story, both the story of what happened that night and the far-reaching story of its aftermath.”
“Due to the tsunami advisory, filming of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn has been delayed. All cast and crew were evacuated to the movie production’s base camp. Everyone is safe and sound.”
Six people were killed today and 11 wounded at an event this morning in Arizona for Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, including Giffords. The gunman, 22-year-old Jared Laughner, has authored some really troubling online rants.