August 2014 Issue

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Colorado Marriage Ban Overturned by Federal Court

Susan Sarandon Joins HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality

August 2014 Issue

This month… An exclusive interview with the iconic MEREDITH BAXTER on life’s lessons and “Letter to Anita”; Body Art: What…

White House declares June LGBT Pride Month

June - LGBT Pride Month

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

Sen. Orrin Hatch Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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


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

Maya Angelou in 2008. Credit Tim Sloan/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

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


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?…

June 2014 Issue

Lily Tomlin

This month… An Exclusive Interview with the legendary Lily Tomlin!; HERstyle hits the garden with Top 5 Tips to help you grow some sexy looking fruits and veggies this summer, while maintaining your farmer swag; Female musicians at the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival band together to inspire and provide positive role models for young…