November 2014 Issue

Lesbian woman sues US sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed-race child

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

October 2014 Issue

November 2014 Issue

This month… Michele Balan – A Classy, Brassy, Kick-Assy Comic; HERstyle’s 30-Day Workout Challenge; A Conversation with Rita Mae Brown;…

October 2014 Issue

This month… Mary Lambert is harnessing the power of vulnerability; Halloween HERstyle with quick and easy facemasks; Annie Lennox on…

Tegan and Sara: We choose to be visible to inspire others

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Lesbian twin pop duo Tegan and Sara have opened up about their childhood, in a video for the It Got Better campaign. The identical twins, from Calgary, Canada, have been writing music since age 15, and are vocal LGBT activists. Sara said: “I can remember the transition from gender and being different, to knowing there…

White House declares June LGBT Pride Month

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LGBT rights just got another big push from the president himself. The White House on Friday issued a proclamation by President Barack Obama calling on Americans to eliminate prejudice “everywhere it exists,” declaring June as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. “As progress spreads from State to State, as justice is delivered in the courtroom, and as…

The Week Republicans Stopped Fighting Marriage Equality

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NEW YORK CITY — While Republicans aren’t likely to join the fight for marriage equality en masse, the past week has shown that a growing core of the party is done fighting. Since Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced last Thursday that he would not be appealing a ruling striking down his state’s ban on same-sex couples’ marriages,…

Marriage Equality Begins in the Land of Lincoln

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Today, loving, committed same-sex couples all across Illinois are able to legally wed. Several county clerks will offer special hours today for couples to obtain their marriage licenses. Governor Pat Quinn signed marriage equality into law in November, making Illinois at the time the seventeenth state to provide for same-sex couples to marry. The marriage equality landscape is…

Maya Angelou, Lyrical Witness of the Jim Crow South, Dies at 86

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Maya Angelou, the memoirist and poet whose landmark book of 1969, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” — which describes in lyrical, unsparing prose her childhood in the Jim Crow South — was among the first autobiographies by a 20th-century black woman to reach a wide general readership, died on Wednesday in her home.…

June 2014 Femastrology

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Batten down the hatches, shore up your tech equipment, and get ready for things to spin sideways!  Mercury Retrograde in Cancer is coming in for a landing!  It happens on June 7 but you’ll already be seeing it in action by June 1. And it’s in effect for the whole month. What’s it all about?…