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New #HoldTight Advert Urges Gay Couples to Hold Hands in Public

This post originally published by Towleroad. A new advert for Australian bank ANZ is urging LGBT couple to hold hands during difficult times with its #HoldTight campaign. The ad opens with a series shots of hands reaching for each other, then reveals that the couples are all LGBT. #HoldTight pic.twitter.com/dEjshrIG8p …

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“Jane Roe” Has Died. Abortion Rights Might Not Be Far Behind.

This post originally published by MotherJones. Norma McCorvey (left) with attorney Gloria Allred in 1989 on the steps of the Supreme Court following oral arguments in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, a case about a Missouri abortion law. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Norma McCorvey, the “Jane Roe” plaintiff in the Roe …

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Ohio Woman Is 2017's Third Transgender Murder Victim

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. A transgender woman was found shot to death in Toledo, Ohio, last week, making her the third reported transgender murder victim of 2017. Jojo Striker, 23, was found dead in a garage February 8, local media report. She had suffered a single gunshot …

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Tony Perkins: Target’s Transgender Policy Has Made Their Restrooms into ‘Crime Scenes…a Live Rendition of CSI’

This post originally published by Towleroad. Hate group Family Research Council’s well-remunerated mouthpiece Tony Perkins has said that Target’s transgender-inclusive bathroom policy has made the store a “live rendition of CSI.” Perkins – currently on prayer-double duty that Donald Trump will enact “religious freedom” legislation – made the comments while …

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A Bear Speaks Out

This post originally published by the Advocate.com. When a photo of me at a “Republican event,” a fundraiser for gay war veterans, was posted online here in The Advocate last month, I was attacked on social media. The photo was copied, my name and that of an event that I …

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