John Oliver Speaks the Truth on Transgender Rights

John Oliver, formally of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show has found a new home on HBO anchoring a mega-popular news show of his own covering all of the previous weeks headlines with his own comic spin. In this segment of Last Week Tonight, John talks about Transgender Rights, and after Continue Reading

Kansas Governor Eliminates Protections for LGBT Employees

“In a move that shocked progressive advocates in Kansas, the state’s Republican governor on Tuesday issued an executive order to remove discrimination protections for gay, lesbian and transgender state employees. State employees in Kansas can now legally be fired, harassed or denied a job for being gay or transgender, critics Continue Reading

Voting While Trans: Protecting Your Right PSA Released

The National Center for Transgender Equality just released a PSA titled “Voting While Trans” to prepare the transgender group, which is arguably the most vulnerable to discrimination by voter ID laws, to vote Tuesday. THe PSA features cameos by trans activists Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Mara Keisling, Ignacio Rivera and Continue Reading

LDS Church Responds to Latest Supreme Court Decision On Marriage Rights

The leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have issued an official statement, via the Mormon Newsroom, in response to yesterday’s Supreme Court decision stating the Court will not hear any reviews of same-sex marriage cases, effectively bringing ‪‎marriage equality‬ to five more states. “Salt Lake City — The Continue Reading

Freedom to Marry Launches New Television Spot: ‘It’s Time for Marriage’

Beginning this Sunday, a new national television advertisement by Freedom to Marry will begin airing on morning network news programs in Washington, D.C. The 30 second ad states, “One nation, indivisible – except if you’re gay. In 19 states, gay couples and their children share in the protections that only Continue Reading

UN Rights Council Passes Landmark Resolution on Anti-Gay Bias

“(Geneva) – The UN Human Rights Council resolution passed on September 26, 2014, to combat violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is a critically important achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 25 human rights and other groups said today. The Continue Reading

Texas Woman Denied New Driver’s License Over Name Change via Same-Sex Marriage

Connie Wilson, who recently relocated from California to Texas with her wife , says the state’s Department of Public Safety refused to issue her a vehicle driver’s license simply because her last name was changed via a same-sex marriage. Upon marrying her partner of nine years in the state of Continue Reading

BDSM Basics: Rights and Responsibilities of a Submissive

When I first discovered the online world of BDSM, I read everything I could get my hands on. Everything. There is a lot of information out there. Some of it is pretty good. Some of it is built on realism. But a lot of it is built on fantasy, much Continue Reading