Alison Bechdel Awarded MacArthur Fellowship: 'Fun Home' Creator One Of 21 New Fellows

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit For SCOTUS' Next Move On Gay Marriage

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Ob-Gyns Endorse Same-Sex Marriage Equality

Washington, DC — The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (The College) today voices its endorsement of marriage equality for same-sex couples. In applauding the recent Supreme Court ruling providing equal treatment for legally married same-sex couples, The College says that legalizing gay marriage benefits women’s health. “As ob-gyns, we must be strong advocates for all of our…

LGBT History Month 2013 Now Online


Equality Forum announced the 31 Icons for LGBT History Month 2013. The 2013 website is online at “In its 8th year, there are 248 Icons with resources archived on the site, making LGBT History Month the free go-to site for LGBT role models, civil rights history, and our national and international impact,” stated Malcolm…

California Becomes First to Pass Historic Transgender Law


California Gov. Jerry Brown made history in the transgender community by signing the first U.S. law to ensure transgender students equal access to the facilities and activities consistent with their gender identities. The bill passed the California State Senate last Aug. 7 by a vote of 21-9. It was sponsored by multiple LGBTQ organizations, including…

Hillary Clinton for HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality


At 0:40, she talks about meeting a Tunisian man with an interesting question. At 1:04, Hillary talks about some people who don’t share her opinion on gay rights and human rights. At 2:23, she exactly describes the people we are all fighting for. At 2:58, Hillary admits how her opinions have changed and evolved. At…

August 2013 Femastrology


August Sun Sign Profile: Leo (July 23-August 22) When you ask someone what their Sign is you’ll get a variety of answers. Some will say they don’t know. Some will say they don’t believe in it. Others will grimace and tell you they are a Virgo, Scorpio, or Capricorn. But if you ask a Leo,…

August 2013 Issue

August 2013 Cover

This month… LN 39th Anniversary Issue: Three Trailblazers Who Changed Our Lives; Justice Is Not “Just Us”; Justice Scalia: Gay Marriage is “Inevitable”; Krissy Krissy …and much more!         LESBIAN NEWS DIGITAL OPTIONS iPad App with LN Digital Extras $ 3.99 Single Issue $ 1.99 Monthly Subscription $15.99 Annual Subscription PDF Download…