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A love letter to queer family in the wake of marriage equality

I was not expecting the blush that spread in a thin flame underneath my skin when news of the Obergefell decision showed up on my phone. But I recognized it: It was the feeling of expanded possibility. 

I was not expecting the blush that spread in a thin flame underneath my skin when news of the Obergefell decision showed up on my phone. But I recognized it: It was the feeling of expanded ...

Obergefell

Necessary affirmations on a celebratory day

It’s hard to talk about today’s Obergefell decision without sounding trite. After decades of organizing by queer advocates, marriage equality is now the law of the land, and today’s victory is moving despite its widely-assumed inevitability.

It’s hard to talk about today’s Obergefell decision without sounding trite. After decades of organizing by queer advocates, marriage equality is now the law of the land, and today’s victory is moving despite its widely-assumed inevitability.

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Australia takes a big step toward marriage equality

This week, Australia took a big step toward legalizing same-sex marriage, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten introducing a bill to Federal Parliament to allow “two people” to marry, rather than “a man and a woman.” 

This week, Australia took a big step toward legalizing same-sex marriage, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten introducing a bill to Federal Parliament to allow “two people” to marry, rather than “a man and a woman.” 

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Arkansas’ anti-anti-discrimination law is just the latest crest in anti-LGBTQ wave

Last week, SB202 became law in Arkansas, officially banning the enactment of local anti-discrimination laws. After the measure passed both chambers of the state legislature, Governor Hutchison allowed the bill to become law without his signature. 

Last week, SB202 became law in Arkansas, officially banning the enactment of local anti-discrimination laws. After the measure passed both chambers of the state legislature, Governor Hutchison allowed the bill to become law without his signature. 

Photo of the Day: Two women in their 90s get hitched after 72 years together

Vivian Boyack, age 91, and Alice “Nonie” Dubes, age 90, have been together for 72 years, and this weekend they tied the knot. As the reverend who performed the ceremony in Davenport, Iowa said, “This is a celebration of something that should have happened a very long time ago.” What does it take to sustain a relationship since circa the middle of World War II? A lot of love and work, according to Boyack. “We’ve had a good time,” Dubes says.

Vivian Boyack, age 91, and Alice “Nonie” Dubes, age 90, have been together for 72 years, and this weekend they tied the knot. As the reverend who performed the ceremony in Davenport, Iowa said, “This is ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Republicans are embracing over-the-counter BC to avoid insurance coverage.

Yesterday the 7th Circuit struck down a same-sex marriage ban, noting that “Indiana and Wisconsin are among the shrinking majority of states that do not recognize the validity of same-sex marriages.”

Philadelphia schools perpetrate institutional violence.

Isn’t public misogynistic abuse so artsy?

Human rights lawyer arrested for standing on NYC sidewalk.

A Tindr temper tantrum.

The Economist apologizes for the world’s most racist book review.

Republicans are embracing over-the-counter BC to avoid insurance coverage.

Yesterday the 7th Circuit struck down a same-sex marriage ban, noting that “Indiana and Wisconsin are among the shrinking majority of states that do not ...

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