News + Politics

The Other Shoe Drops: North Carolina and Mississippi Both Face Federal Lawsuits for Anti-LGBT Laws

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.

Daily Fix

News Fix: North Carolina Democrats Motion to Repeal HB2, Don’t Get Your Hopes Too High

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.

Society + Culture

Also.Also.Also: A Queer from North Carolina Gets Real With You and Other Stories for Your Weekend

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!