“I don’t know who did that wig for you, but you need to get your money back.”
A new vote would violate rules of procedure and risk new international outcry. But some lawmakers want to do it so badly they’re bursting into song — literally.
Author Roxane Gay on being a bad feminist and how you can be one too.
Opponents did not get enough signatures to force a vote. “The petition is simply invalid.”
“Every win in court brings us closer than we’ve ever been to the freedom to marry in Florida,” said Nadine Smith of Equality Florida in a statement after the ruling, which applies to the state’s Broward County.
“I was finding folks whose primary doctors were not willing to provide the medicine and there are probably more of those folks out there. There is a need, I believe, for there to be more access to try this prophylaxis.”
In the style of @SeinfeldToday, the ladies are back. Talking, laughing, loving, and now tweeting.
“Clerk McQuigg intends to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court.” A second marriage case, in addition to Utah, heads to the Supreme Court. [Update: To add a third case to the mix, the Tulsa County clerk will be filing a Supreme Court petition in the Oklahoma marriage case.]
“This is an important step in the right direction for the human rights not just of the LGBT community but of all Ugandans,” a spokesperson for the National Security Council said.
“Every immigrant, including those who identify as LGBT, should be treated in a manner that upholds American values,” Equality Caucus director says in a statement.
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Sarcasm is your default setting and you wouldn’t have it any other way.
Here’s what some of the positions look like.
“We become legal again!” said LGBT activist Frank Mugisha. But Ugandan LGBT activists are bracing for a violent backlash to the decision.
“I am very optimistic that they will strike it down,” said Frank Mugisha of Sexual Minorities Uganda.
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“We all got together and said it’s time to produce a statement that is not a statement of apology, but a statement on our beliefs on how conversion therapy harms people.”
A 15-year-old transgender teenager was stabbed, but did not suffer life-threatening injuries, Metro Transit Police told BuzzFeed. Authorities are investigating to determine whether it was a hate crime. Update: A suspect has been charged in connection with the attack.
A Fort Myers, Fla., man was arrested and faces murder charges after a transgender woman was found dead and burned behind a dumpster June 19.
“I would acknowledge we’re sometimes slow,” Assistant Secretary of State Tom Malinowski said.
“I have always wanted to become a wife to the woman whom I truly and desperately love, and a mommy to our children.”
Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins takes a turn as Acting Governor today in the state of California.
“If you’re embarrassed that your political views are on public display, then maybe you should rethink your political views,” one Houston LGBT advocate says.
The group of six activists say they won’t leave the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus on Capitol Hill until it issues a statement urging President Obama to include LGBT people in potential action on immigration. Update: Activists have ended the sit-in, saying they have reached an agreement with the Equality Caucus.
The video for “Electric Lady” is a dance party we’re all invited to.
The court opened hearings Wednesday over the government’s objections.
A total of 202 marriage licenses had been granted to same-sex couples.