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.
Madonna spent Thanksgiving at the Ali Forney center, a historic Anglican bishop is overseeing a historically gay occasion, rainbow laces are the new thing in rugby, the Swedes are doing it right again, and more good gay news!
Random acts of kindness have persisted despite the election outcome, these tiny salamanders are really something, nobody likes you Pat McCrory, Gaela had the best day ever and it’s on video and also adorable, and more good gay news!
This week f*cking sucked. Here’s some levity, some light, some love, and some puppies to make it all better for a minute.
Sally Ride rides again, the Cubs won the World Series and here are some literal bear cubs, good gay and trans news from around the world, Hillary’s interview with The Washington Blade, and more!
A university community stuck up for trans folks, an elderly lesbian couple told their love story in order to make you f*cking vote already, Barack Obama endorsed noted bisexual Kate Brown, Secret like the deodorant hates bathroom bills too, Eileen Myles and Jill Soloway have a breakup more beautiful than some relationships, and more stories to fill you with warm fuzzies and happy tears!
A lot of celebrities wore purple for you this week, ALI GOT MARRIED and so did 53 lesbian couples in Provincetown, folks from Indonesia to Arkansas are speaking up for LGBT rights, and more good gay news!
Kesha votes because she cares about you, Tim Kaine invited some lesbians to the debate, Michelle Obama’s speech as inspirational posters, a lesbian pastor you’ll praise (get it), and more good gay news!
The internet helped a lesbian couple tie the knot, Australia is not down to clown around on gay marriage, a pantsuit flashmob for Hillary, and people actually doing the work for elderly queers. Get in here and get your heart warmed up real fast!
Edie Windsor got married, Lil Wayne once officiated a gay marriage, these two lesbians dressed up like princesses before they got married, and lots of other good gay news that isn’t even about marriage!
Whoopi Goldberg’s new show, Strut, focuses on a trans modeling agency. Idina Menzel is still on board with making Elsa Gay. And 2016 Pride marches on!
South Africa doesn’t want this anti-gay preacher to come to town, LGBT athletes are taking over college sports, a kiss-fest in defense of lesbian love, and more good gay news!
An out lesbian wants to be Miss America, catching up on Rafaela Silva’s coming out, the f*cking KING of Norway loves you, and other amazing good gay news!
Bless Bea Arthur, bless lesbian farmers, bless pride, bless BeLL, bless pro-LGBT lawmakers, BLESS IT ALL.
The Olympics are still gay as f*ck, this mayor is the best ally ever, the NBA hates HB2 still, and more good gay news!
Amazing women taking the Olympics by storm, a kiss-in because who doesn’t love a good kiss-in y’know, pride pride pride, the slow death of anti-gay laws, and more!
Meet the queer women going to Rio, look back lovingly on Sarah McBride’s history-making speech, a GIF of Hillary Clinton’s face during the fireworks during her acceptance speech right before I passed out, 12 states are fighting for trans rights, and California is pushing back against discrimination disguised as religion. Get in here and get happy!
A wall for Donald Trump, new laws in Cleveland to protect trans folks, and more good gay news from the Democratic National Convention and around the world!
The Methodist Church elected a lesbian Bishop, Amanda Nunes made UFC history, small victories in the states for queer parents and baby gays, guinea pigs in hats, and whole lot more good gay news!
Legal victories in the states, a big ol’ pride celebration in Manitoba for the first time, coming out on Splash Mountain, a Jewish Aquarian lesbian wedding, and gay soccer games. Get in here!