lgbt rights

SCOTUS prepares to hear case on transgender bathroom use for the first time

The court’s ruling could affect transgender students across the country who just want to use a bathroom they feel safe in.

Kylie Cheung | November 1, 2016 - 8:52 am

Man accused of shooting transgender women said the police wouldn’t “come for a tranny”

A 23-year-old man named Denzell Thomas was charged for the shootings of multiple trans woman in Alabama.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 17, 2016 - 4:57 pm

Rolling Stone censors women’s nipples — unless that woman is transgender

The issue in this case, obviously, isn’t the continued censorship, policing, and excessive sexualization of women’s bodies (which is always an issue but not exactly the issue right now) — it’s that treating transgender

Kylie Cheung | September 23, 2016 - 1:16 pm

The ACLU wants the money it spent suing Kim Davis back, please and thank you

All things considered, it’s not an unreasonable request.

Kylie Cheung | September 21, 2016 - 12:12 pm

North Carolina governor held fake Q&A to avoid real questions about transgender bathroom laws

Do you blame him? Defending bullshit is not easy.

Kylie Cheung | September 21, 2016 - 8:26 am

Why Brown University providing free tampons in both women’s and men’s restrooms is so important

Your daily reminder that not everyone who menstruates is a cisgender woman.

Kylie Cheung | September 7, 2016 - 8:42 am

LGBTQ History Will Now Be Taught In California Public Schools

Aside from the general awesomeness that is not being ignorant, this new curriculum will hopefully inspire more compassion toward the LGBTQ community among young people.

Kylie Cheung | July 18, 2016 - 1:14 pm

How The First Amendment Defense Act Would Be A Disaster For Women

You could literally be fired or evicted for having premarital sex.

Kylie Cheung | July 15, 2016 - 10:14 am

North Carolina Tweaked Its Controversial LGBTQ Laws, But It’s Not Nearly Enough

Not only is the compromise bill nowhere near enough, but some of its changes ultimately leave transgender individuals and other marginalized groups worse off than they were before.

Kylie Cheung | July 5, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Transgender Soldiers Will Finally Be Allowed To Openly Serve In The U.S. Military

This latest victory for LGBT was a long time in the making.

Kylie Cheung | June 30, 2016 - 4:21 pm

A Definitive Ranking Of The Most LGBTQ-Friendly Mayors Of Major U.S. Cities

Let’s give them a big round of applause, learn from the awesome examples they’re setting in their respective states, and start packing up our apartments to move to one of…

Lauren Holter | June 17, 2016 - 4:21 pm

Republican Leaders Block LGBTQ Legislation Days After The Orlando Tragedy

If you’re going to identify as an ally, at least walk the walk as far as legislation goes. That’s why it’s total horse shit that Republicans offered saccharine solidarity to victims…

Marissa Miller | June 17, 2016 - 8:45 am
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