The Swarm of Bees Outside Vox Media, Explained – VICE

In Trump’s America, the press is under attack. You know what I’m talking about—in your head, do a montage of Donald Trump saying “fake news,” congressional candidates body-slamming reporters, and so on. But on Tuesday, that war intensified, when a swarm of bees lingered outside Vox Media’s New York City offices. What Are Bees? “Bees […]

Hollywood Is Feeding You Queer Scraps. Stay Hungry

Photos: Lionsgate/Disney Here’s a tale that’s actually as old as time: Sometimes boys kiss boys and sometimes girls kiss girls. The mainstream cultural regard of same-sex love and attraction has experienced the steepest of narrative arcs in the past 100 years, from an almost total lack of acknowledgement to villainization to pity to begrudging acceptance […]

Authors Forced To Point Out To North Carolina Politicians That A Book Can’t Make You Gay

Image via Albert Whitman & Company A North Carolina school district was going to use a book about a boy who wears dresses as part of its first grade curriculum on bullying. Wouldn’t that have been nice! Instead, school administrators pulled the book, called Jacob’s New Dress, following complaints from teachers and eventually, lawmakers. The […]

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Major Case on Transgender Rights – The New York Times

The Supreme Court vacated an appeals court decision in favor of a transgender boy, Gavin Grimm, and sent the case back for further consideration in light of new guidance from the Trump administration. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Prompted by the Trump administration’s reversal of the federal government’s position on transgender rights, […]

Supreme Court Won’t Decide Transgender Teen’s Challenge To Bathroom Policy : The Two-Way : NPR

  END CLASS=”STORYTITLE” END CLASS=”STORY-TOOLS” END ID=”STORY-META” CLASS=”STORY-META HAS-BYLINE” The case of transgender high school student Gavin Grimm, seen here last year, has been sent back to a lower court by the Supreme Court.   Steve Helber/AP hide caption toggle caption   Steve Helber/AP   The case of transgender high school student Gavin Grimm, seen […]