“Neither of us were comfy with the public spectacle of the thing, especially G. She didn’t like the thought of publicizing our private relationship. We also felt a bit blah about marriage itself, which can feel like an outdated institution. And there were practical worries, too — like how would we plan a big event, with so much on our plates?”
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.
It was a great year for gay marriage, especially if you were invited to one of these fabulous, totally sweet lesbian weddings.
What the battle over ‘religious freedom’ looks like in magistrate offices and universities; Rahm Emanuel backpedals on police violence in Chicago; the Supreme Court hears arguments on affirmative action and more.
You can be poly and married and want to date, but no one will know what your deal is until you tell them, so tell them up front.
Kim Davis goes back to work, San Francisco jails take steps to house trans women in correct facilities, April Gross is the second woman to score in a college football game, and more news.
All of the gender neutral bathrooms, tiny dragons, the ultimate gay marriage mic drop, Peoria’s first pride in a long time, and more!
A lesbian mom loses her lawsuit against a sperm bank, a new study finds a lot of Catholics are ok with gay parents, a Mexican trans woman receives asylum and more news stories.
“This week has involved a lot of needing to let go of all the things I can’t have total control over and I’m not good at that and I don’t like it but also maybe that’s okay.”
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.
“Fuck flowers. Fuck everything. We’re ordering about a hundred LED twinkling lights and I’m gonna stick gold washi tape on ’em and sprinkle them everywhere and call it a night.”
“I’ve never had a move that felt so little like being jolted from one space to another and so much like something clicking into place.”
Canada’s gonna have a trans woman on a federal ballot, Markie Beth learned to scuba dive just to propose and there’s proof, H&M’s sister company launched a trans-centered campaign, Madonna told Russia to f*ck off and P!nk would like to teach the world to sing a new song for Ellen.
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.
“There’re only 135 hours or so until I get to Los Angeles and I can feel every single one.”
“It was like we were living in this alternate reality, where the north was celebrating and down here in the south we were wondering what the fuck was going on,” said Hali Felt.
“I am still crying an amount that for me is significantly higher than average, what’s up with that?”
“After explaining who Shannon was in relation to me, we were let in to go through airport-like security around 7:40, I was handed a laminated piece of paper with ‘Applicant 1’ on it and an accompanying feeling of having won at waiting in line, and we were let up to the floor for the interview at 8.”
Sandra Bland was found dead in police custody Monday morning, two women who won the right to both be listed as their child’s parents on the birth certificate, explaining the Iran deal via legos, the Obama administration’s new pilot program to increase internet access for low-income households, a study explaining how much wealth we lose out on if we’re not white guys, Obama speaks at the NAACP’s National Convention, and more!