Lady Gaga popped in to the Ali Forney Center, Mike Pence’s neighbors fucking hate him, Kristin Chenoweth isn’t about the right’s homophobia, Pat McCrory is still losing, a temporary victory for federal LGBT employees, and seven love stories where women change the world together and also look deeply into each other’s eyes because obviously.
Looking at SB92 and SB242, two bills introduced in Texas that would be a huge blow to the LGBT community there, and what we can expect in terms of legislation like this at the state and federal level going forward.
A look at what’s happening with the process of choosing people for the president-elect’s cabinet, and how dangerous they are (very).
Trump is tweeting about “vote flipping” the same day that a story comes out with one of his senior officials bragging about “voter suppression.” What’s actually going on for US voters?
Trump doesn’t have a very strong base among evangelical Christians; can addressing anti-gay pastors in Orlando just two months after the Pulse shooting — and going off-teleprompter — fix that?
It’s a thing of beauty; this worker moving methodically through the aisles as a liberator of our frustrations – every sweet, piercing jab is a cathartic release of our internal screams.
It’s no surprise here but the GOP’s policy blueprint isn’t friendly toward LGBT people and women, in fact their platform is incredibly hostile and even more extreme and dangerous than ever before.
Things aren’t going great for Donald Trump’s campaign this week, the dangerous SCOTUS ruling that says evidence obtained illegally can be used in court, Tamara Dominguez’s murderer charged, and more.
Votes on gun control and a failure to vote on LGBT employment protections, more news in the aftermath of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, reading the Stanford rape victim’s letter in Congress, and more.
The lawsuit in response to the Obama administration’s guidelines on trans bathroom usage in schools, Desmond Tutu’s daughter can’t officiate as a priest after marrying her wife, backlash against the Safe Schools Coalition in Australia and more.
Where does the GOP set the bar for what it considers “bigotry,” or sexism, or just plain offensive bullshit?
House Democrats were in an uproar yesterday when Republicans sneakily scrambled to keep their anti-LGBT bill intact.
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.
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.
When it comes to embodying the kind of toxic bullshit gender politics our culture has praised in men for eons, Donald Trump takes the cake.
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.
A cat is skiing, abortions are happening or not, Uggs still, this radical doula I love, eat these things before you drink alcohol, we are buying so very much legal weed wow, Murder House could be yours, Laura Jane Grace talks about titles, Mallory Ortberg writes relatable perfect things, I’m afraid of panthers maiming me and so very much more!
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.
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.
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.