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.
A heroic attempt to filibuster for LGBT rights in Missouri, lots of new data from police violence to environmentalism, a terrifying transphobic Tennessee law, and more.
A look at the current state of anti-discrimination laws in two states, students walking out of Boston public schools to protest funding cuts, NYC protecting trans people’s bathroom access, and more.
A KY legislator thinks he’s cracked the code on how to stop marriage equality; how and why anti-LGBT sentiment is ramping up in Indonesia, the big abortion case the SCOTUS just heard, and more.
Here are five ways you can cope with the knowledge that a person you love is making a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad decision.
NC Governor Pat McCrory is having a meltdown over a Charlotte ordinance that protects LGBT rights, new data shows that up to half of gay and bisexual black men are at risk for HIV, abortion restrictions go into law in Louisiana, and more news.
This jerk Dick Jones in Kansas, last night’s GOP town hall, a lesbian high schooler wins the right to wear a gay t-shirt to school, women making moves in state and federal government, and more!
The Iowa caucus looms ahead, and Trump and Cruz are both talking loudly in front of large groups of people about it! God help us all.
Trump and Cruz are officially out of the honeymoon phase as of this last GOP debate, and it raises questions about what it will mean for the party if Mom and Dad are fighting.
Roy Moore wants judges to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses, Obama gives executive orders on gun control, the officer who arrested Sandra Bland is indicted, and more.
The premise of this debate, and of much of the GOP’s current strategy, is this: there are people who want to hurt you and the ones you love, they’re all around you, and the only hope you have at protection is us.
More on the suspects of the San Bernardino shooting, ICE stopped plans to house detained trans women in female facilities in Adelanto, Planned Parenthood shooter had a history of violence against women, and more news stories.